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This series of video-portraits highlights the positive impact many women in Turkey are having in their local communities.

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The improved provision of health services in Turkey is reflected in improved health outcomes and increased utilization rates.

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The Municipal Services Project supports Turkey’s urbanization process by investing in infrastructure services.

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Turkey in Figures


Turkey’s growth slowed from 6.1 percent in 2015 to 2.9 percent in 2016, as the failed coup attempt depressed consumer and business confidence. The rebound in global oil prices led to a widening current account deficit, while the rapid depreciation of the Lira and a poor harvest drove inflation higher. Meanwhile, the pace of poverty reduction lost momentum. In the medium-term, with larger macro imbalances, Turkey faces substantially slower growth and poverty reduction, as structural weaknesses become binding. Read more...

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Johannes Zutt

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