INSPIRE Knowledge Base

TRGM

Description
Organisation: 
The Directorate General of Agrarian Refom, Turkish Ministry of Agriculture& Rural Affairs
Acronym: 
TRGM
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
Mission: To arrange agricultural structure in order to make useful this structure for our farmers’ welfare and future Vision: Become a specialist institution which makes arrangements on rural areas’ agricultural structures to arrive world standards
Formal Mandate: 
National Government
Mandate: 
Agrarian reform applications in Turkey were started by means of the law no:4753 about giving land ownership to farmer in 1945. The Undersecretariat of Soil and Agrarian Reform were established in 1973 with the law of Soil and Agrarian Reform (number 1757). The law of Soil and Agrarian Reform (number 1757) was abolished and General Directorate of Agrarian Reform which is a related The Ministry of Agriculture Forest and Rural Affairs and institution was established in 1978. General Directorate of Agrarian Reform was established by means of the law no:3155 (the law came into force on 5 March 1985) about Establishing General Directorate of Agrarian Reform and Duties and works according to the law no:3083 (the law came into force on l December 1984) which named The Agricultural Reform Act For Land Arrangements In Irrigation Areas. Today our General Directorate related with The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and a judicial public institution.
Activities: 
-To carry out improvement, improved, reclamation services in our application areas, to take measures for getting new agricultural areas, to distribute and to register these got areas and improved areas by users (who has no title ) according to The Agricultural Reform Act For Land Arrangements In Irrigation Areas. -To take measure for protecting soil and water resources in respect of economic and technical necessities -To identify land which is used for non-agricultural aims in respect of land use planning principles, to collaborate related institutions for appropriating land aimed non-agricultural usage. -To carry out ownership surveys, expropriation, parceling out, soil distribution in application areas, -To estate land which is belong the general directorate until putting into practices distribution projects -To consolidate fragmented land which is unsuitable for economic production, to take measures for preventing fragmentation -To get back distributed land which is inappropriate managed -To carry out all studies and researchs in order to increase productivity, to develop region, to carry projects in our application areas. -To train farmers who live settlement areas in our application areas, to carry out studies and researchs for supporting agricultural holdings -To set new settlement areas or develop exist settlement areas, to do village improvement plans, to do necessary works for land appropriate and sale
Membership: 
Turkish Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Typology: 
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • allocate experts to Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • contribute to cost/benefit analysis of the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • collect and describe user requirements related to Environmental policies
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    National
    Turkey
    Societal Sector
    Central Government
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Soil and Land use spatial data infrastructures of Turkey are compatible and usable in a Community and transboundary context, Implementing Rules wre adopted in a number of specific areas.
    Environmental application domains
    Data Specification
    Primary Business
    Data and Service Sharing