Proposing a new development model starting from the local, “Local Dynamics in Local Governance: From Cities of Turkey to a Turkey of Cities” Report’s, prepared in cooperation with TURKONFED and IPC, Adana-Mersin results were announced during the meeting hosted by MESİAD with the support of ÇUKUROVASİFED.
During his opening speech, TURKONFED President Orhan Turan stated that they focused on the sustainability of value chain between “democracy-economy-development and local governments”. He continued: “In the first report, we introduced a new development model and the concept of “City-Region” into Turkey’s agenda. With the second report we bring a new perspective with “local development-local governments” relationship. Local governments are key actors of local development”.