The Agricultural Investors Guidance Center (AIGC) has been established in Ankara, Turkey, in line with one of the most important objectives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA), which is to increase the income level and to diversify economical activities in rural areas by supporting agricultural production, processing and marketing. The Center provides assistance to both national and international agricultural investors in the following areas:
• Offering direct access to agricultural data and information related to existing or planned investments,
• Providing agricultural investors with the necessary information on subsidy and support programs as well as licenses and permits to be obtained from MARA and offering guidance in the applications so as to facilitate the related procedural processes,
• Assisting agricultural investors in getting access to required commodities and services along quality and sustainable mechanisms,
• Helping agricultural investors to identify local partners and support.