Evaluation Of MEVKA Rural Development Supports

Name of Article : Evaluation Of Mevlana Development Agency Rural Development Supports; A Case Study Of Konya
Authors :  Aykut ÖRS, Cennet OĞUZ
Date : Nisan 2019
Conference :

International Erciyes Agriculture, Animal & Food Sciences Conference

Host Institution : Erciyes University – Kayseri/Turkiye
Page number : 144
Abstract : The main purpose of this study was to assess measures, which will help to increase impact of rural development investment programs. According to Mevlana Development Agency’s Rural Development Financial Support Program specified objectives; study mean to evaluate program’s relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact, sustainability and to suggest recommendations in light of the gained experiences. For this purpose by applying a survey to beneficiaries of Mevlana Development Agency’s Rural Development Financial Support Program; problems, accrued during application of program, were determined. By revising success of program in accordance with the planned expectations, suggestions were developed for future programs. Within the context of program; 29 projects from Konya and 17 projects from Karaman, in total 46 projects, were supported. Population of research was supported projects from Konya. Complete counting method was used as a sampling method because of low number of projects and reaching information was easy. Survey data’s were evaluated in research findings section by using tables, charts, calculation of averages and percentages, chi-square tests. As a result of study, leading concern of beneficiaries were if the project selection was done fair or not. So it was considered that project selections must be done in accordance with transparency, accountability and equality principles. In conclusion section, other findings and recommendations were presented.
Keywords : Konya, Rural Development, Financial
Support Program, Mevlana Development

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