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Türkiye Ormancılık Kooperatifleri Merkez Birliği (Or-Koop)

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TitleTürkiye Ormancılık Kooperatifleri Merkez Birliği (Or-Koop)
2nd TitleForestry Cooperatives Union of Turkey
CreatorTürkiye Ormancılık Kooperatifleri Merkez Birliği (Or-Koop)
DescriptionOR-KOOP is a democratic, active, developing and a participatory public organization with a large rural base in our country. By the end of 2003, there were 23 Local Unions and more than 1700 Cooperatives of OR-KOOP (total number of Forest Cooperatives in Turkey is 2123). The aims of OR-KOOP are: to develop a contemporary democracy and public peace in accordance with the basic principals of the Republic of Turkey; to ensure that the forest villagers get a fair share from the national income, provided that the way to do this shall be in compliance with the public interests; to participate in the works necessary for the improvement, expansion and management of the national forests in compliance with the national interests; to fulfill the responsibility for assisting the forest villagers in getting their social rights; to conduct the education, training, inspection and awareness development activities in forest villages.
LanguageEnglish, Turkish
Keywordscooperatives; associations; forestry; foresters; forestry engineering
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 Published: April 24 2007 | Last updated: September 17 2007