Environmentally Based Agricultural Land Protection Project (CATAK)
ÇATAK scheme aims to protect the quality of soil and water, to provide sustainability of natural resources, to prevent erosion and to reduce adverse effects of agricultural practices on environment.
Implementation of scheme:
Within the scope of ÇATAK, the following categories are subject to various payments for 3 years as per the implementation area.
In this scope, the payments are as follows;
1st category: 30 TL/da for agricultural practices with minimum soil tillage,
2nd category: 60 TL/da for agricultural practices aiming at conserving soil and water structure and preventing erosion,
3rd category: 135 TL/da for environment friendly agricultural techniques and cultural implementations.
The Scheme is implemented in 27 provinces namely Adana, Adıyaman, Aksaray, Amasya, Ankara, Aydın, Bilecik, Burdur, Çanakkale, Çorum, Denizli, Diyarbakır, Edirne, Isparta, İzmir, Kahramanmaraş, Karaman, Kayseri, Kırşehir, Konya, Manisa, Mersin, Nevşehir, Niğde, Samsun, Sivas and Tokat.