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    Signature(s)

    Amount
    € 120,000,000
    Countries
    Sector(s)
    Turkey : € 120,000,000
    Signature date(s)
    28/12/2015 : € 120,000,000

    Summary sheet

    Release date
    10 April 2015
    Status
    Reference
    Signed | 28/12/2015
    20150022
    Project name
    Promoter - financial intermediary
    AFFORESTATION AND EROSION CONTROL III
    MINISTRY OF FORESTRY AND WATER WORKS
    Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
    Total cost (Approximate amount)
    EUR 120 million
    EUR 331 million
    Description
    Objectives

    Supporting forest rehabilitation, afforestation and erosion control activities in Turkey during the period of 2016-17 through the Ministry of Forestry and Water Works.

    The purpose of the operation is to maintain the Bank’s support to the Turkish Ministry of Forestry and Water Works’ nationwide programme of investments on afforestation, erosion control and forest rehabilitation during the period of 2016-2017.

    Environmental aspects
    Procurement

    Afforestation projects are included in Annex II of the Environmental Impact Assessment (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 forest 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.

    Comments

    This operation is covered by the EU Guarantee for EIB loans outside the EU.

    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 III
    Publication Date
    8 Dec 2015
    Document language
    Main Topic
    Lending
    Document Number
    63421393
    Document Focus
    Environmental Information
    Project Number
    20150022
    Countries
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