Act No. 5403 on Soil Conservation and Land Use Turkey 2005
|Name of policy||Act No. 5403 on Soil Conservation and Land Use|
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|Policy description|| "This legislation has the purpose of protecting and improving soil quality, especially in areas deemed at risk of degradation due to climate change. It amends a number of existing laws and regulations by promoting sustainability and adaptation to climate change.
The Ministry of Forest and Water Affairs is tasked with undertaking necessary measures by co-operating with related public agencies and institutions and non-governmental organizations on areas in which land degradation has been identified due to climate change or human settlement, agriculture or industrial activities. "
|Date of decision||2005|
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|Source or references||http://www.lse.ac.uk/GranthamInstitute/law/act-no-5403-on-soil-conservation-and-land-use/|
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|Comments (background and assessment)||Linked to policy instrument|