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Turkey is a Newton Fund partner country. The Newton-Katip Celebi Fund was named after Katip Celebi, a renowned Ottoman scholar who specialised in history and geography.

Turkey’s economic and social development performance since 2000 has led to increased employment and incomes, making Turkey an upper-middle-income country. However, in the past few years, growing economic vulnerabilities and a more challenging external environment have threatened to undermine those achievements. Poverty is still an important challenge and new challenges have emerged, such as the need to manage the social inclusion of 4 million refugees.

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Priorities for Turkey

Katip Celebi Newton Fund programmes are shaped by development priorities identified by Turkey:
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Lifelong health and wellbeing
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Agriculture and food security
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Disaster and risk management
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Energy and climate change
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Contact the Newton-Katip Celebi Fund team

If you are interested in learning more about Newton-Katip Celebi Fund please get in touch with our local team.

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Newton Fund Programme Manager

Asli Akcayoz

Newton Fund Programme Coordinator

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Turkey’s economic and social development performance since 2000 has led to increased employment and incomes, making Turkey an upper-middle-income country. However, in the past few years, growing economic vulnerabilities and a more challenging external environment have threatened to undermine those achievements. Poverty is still an important challenge and new challenges have emerged, such as the need to manage the social inclusion of 4 million refugees.

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0 % seats held by women in deliberative bodies of local government in 2019
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