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    Signature(s)

    Amount
    € 150,000,000
    Countries
    Sector(s)
    Turkey : € 150,000,000
    Signature date(s)
    2/12/2013 : € 150,000,000

    Summary sheet

    Release date
    2 September 2013
    Status
    Reference
    Signed | 02/12/2013
    20120532
    Project name
    Promoter - financial intermediary
    AFFORESTATION AND EROSION CONTROL II
    MINISTRY OF FORESTRY AND WATER WORKS
    Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
    Total cost (Approximate amount)
    Not disclosed.
    Not disclosed.
    Description
    Objectives

    Supporting forest rehabilitation, afforestation, erosion control and forest fire-fighting activities in Turkey through the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs.

    The operation aims at providing specific support to the Strategic Plan of the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, supporting the afforestation, forest rehabilitation, erosion control and forest fire-fighting activities of Turkey's General Directorate of Forestry for the period 2014-2016.

    Environmental aspects
    Procurement

    Afforestation projects are included in Annex II of the EIA Directive, but rarely do competent authorities require a full EIA in the case of afforestation/reforestation of existing forestry land. The project will focus on afforestation, erosion control and soil rehabilitation works. It is likely to deliver multiple environmental benefits particularly climate change mitigation and adaptation and improved natural resource management, contributing to both EU and Turkish environmental policy objectives. Technical features of the project and relevant EIA procedures will be analysed during appraisal.

    Tendering and subcontracting procedures for site preparation, planting, maintenance and other works will be examined during the appraisal process. These are subject to Turkey’s public procurement legislation ("PPL"), which is modelled on the EC Public Procurement Directives and is in line with these directives in several key aspects. Turkey’s public procurement system has significantly improved since the adoption of the PPL in 2002 and is currently seen as of a high standard.

    Disclaimer

    Before financing approval by the Board of Directors, and before loan signature, projects are under appraisal and negotiation. The data provided on this page is therefore indicative and cannot be considered to represent official EIB policy (see also the Explanatory notes).

    Documents

    Environmental and Social Data Sheet (ESDS) - AFFORESTATION AND EROSION CONTROL II
    Publication Date
    2 Jan 2014
    Document language
    Main Topic
    Lending
    Document Number
    49067645
    Document Focus
    Environmental Information
    Project Number
    20120532
    Countries
    Publicly available
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    Environmental and Social Completion Sheet (ESCS) - AFFORESTATION AND EROSION CONTROL II
    Publication Date
    14 Nov 2018
    Document language
    Main Topic
    Lending
    Document Number
    75544967
    Document Focus
    Environmental Information
    Project Number
    20120532
    Countries
    Publicly available
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