Within the scope of Çoban Bridge Project, an event was held with the participation of our shepherds in the district of Karamanlı.
make them realize their importance in the sector of the shepherds prepared under the coordination of Agriculture and Forestry, Provincial Directorate, increasing the awareness of sheep goat breeding and welfare upgrades targeting Turkey, Spain, will be held in Serbia and Greece partnership ‘Shepherd Bridge’ project promotion program Kağılcık village was in Bahçeöz locality . Deputy Governor Mehmet Yıldız, Burdur Deputy Bayram Özçelik, Karamanlı District Governor Mesut Coşkun, MAKÜ Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Dalgar, Provincial Director of Agriculture and Forestry Mehmet Tuğrul and our shepherds attended.
Burdur Deputy Bayram Özçelik said, “With the measures taken and to be taken by our government in recent years, we want to be among the best countries in the world with the instructions of our esteemed President in sheep and goat breeding. The project prepared is a good Erasmus project of the EU. It was among the 35 projects that were awarded grants among 233 projects. With this project, which is supported by 187 thousand 501 Euros within the scope of Erasmus + Vocational Education, to ensure that shepherds realize their importance in the sector, to increase their awareness about sheep-goat breeding, to increase the welfare level of shepherds, to ensure production in accordance with the European Animal Welfare criteria in enterprises and to make small cattle businesses better. “It has goals such as developing better strategies to make it come true.”
Provincial Director of Agriculture and Forestry Mehmet Tuğrul stated that shepherd training handbooks will be published within the scope of the project and that trainings will be held to spread the shepherd culture, and thanked those who contributed to the preparation of the project. Later in the program, the members of the protocol were dressed with shepherd’s cap. Deputy Bayram Özçelik was given a head shepherd certificate.