Expertise France supports Turkish municipalities in the framework of the Sustainable Cities project


Within the framework of the Sustainable Cities project, funded by the World Bank and supported by AFD, Expertise France is supporting Turkish municipalities that are willing to implement projects in the area of energy and municipal investments. The first mission was held from the 28th to the 30th of April 2015 in Turkey. 

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Credit : Photothèque TERRA - MEDDE

Two Expertise France key experts, with a local team from AFD, met with Iller Bank (the Turkish investment and development public bank) team, as well as institutional partners. They also initiated the planning of activities and missions for this first year of technical assistance.

The objective of this first phase is to identify 4 to 5 projects focusing on renewable energies and energy efficiency that could be funded. Expertise France is intending to contribute to local administrations’ capacity building in Turkey, using a sustainable development-based approach.

By Théo Amasse
May 2015

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