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National youth employment program and pilot implementation in Antalya: the structure of rural employment in Turkey

Published by: MDG Achievement Fund and FAO

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This study addresses the structural decline of employment in Turkey’s agricultural sector and offers suggestions on increasing job opportunities in rural areas of the country.

Some recommendations are to encourage added value organic farming, livestock, rural tourism as well as agro-business activities, such as food processing and cottage industries to address the dearth of opportunities for women acting as unpaid family workers in agricultural areas.

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SDGs Goal 1: No poverty Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
Thematic Area
Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication
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