Life and Sustainability Project with Boğatepe Village Plants

BoğaTepe Environment and Life Association

Project area

  • It is located in the village of Boğatepe, which is located on the north-west of the province of Kars and is approximately 40 km away from the province center.
  • The BTC Crude Oil Pipeline 1 is at the IPT pressure station project area.
  • Livelihood in the village is about animal husbandry, milk and dairy products. There are around 3200 cattle in the village.
  • At the same time, there are 6 licensed dairies, two of which are manufacturing gravure production and are the only producers in Turkey to manufacture in the traditional sense.

Project Main Activities

  • At least one person from each household was provided with awareness of the environment and nature.
  • Bogatepe floristry, 40 people training on plant production and evaluation.
  • The plant pre-treatment workshop has been made ready.
  • Training has been given on the evaluation of medicinal and aromatic plants and their income generation.
  • Generation of seed resources has been provided for seeds without economic value under pressure.
  • 36 “plant horticultural gardens” for cultivating the species with therapeutic and aromatic economic values ​​have been established.

VEGETABLE SEEDS

Artvin Yusufeli’de dense vegetable seeds were purchased and cultivated to apply the application.

BOĞATEPE FLORASI

Bogatepe floristry, 40 people training on plant production and evaluation.

PLANT LIFE GARDENS

36 “plant horticultural gardens” for cultural cultivation of species with therapeutic and aromatic economic values ​​were established

BIODIVERSITY

For the villagers of Boğatepe, biodiversity was not only aimed at the use of animal feed, but it was also found to be medically beneficial, and it was understood that this would contribute to the economy.

Activities Performed Within the Scope of the Project

  • As a result of the project; Preserving and improving biodiversity, ensuring economic sustainability of this biodiversity and creating environmental awareness in local people. However, Good macroeconomic sustainability example has been created.
  • As a result of the project, villagers were made aware of the protection and development of biodiversity, especially village women, and additional income was provided.

Progenic Effects

  • 8 families from Küçük Boğatepe, an environmental village, and 1 family from Karatavuk village participated in project activities,
  • The project is located at the local and national level,
  • Improvements have been made in the communication of members of the association, especially women, with the world outside the village,
  • The feeling of working together and doing collective work among the peasants has improved,
  • 5.The communication between the villagers who migrated and the peasants strengthened by the project.

So far we have succeeded

  • In the village people; Environmental awareness developed especially in women and children, and this consciousness has become a way of life for the people of the village.
  • For the villagers of Boğatepe, biodiversity was not only aimed at the use of animal feed, but it was also found to be medically beneficial, and it was understood that this would contribute to the economy.
  • Women’s self-esteem and self-confidence increased.
  • It has become known that the path of healthy life passes without healthy nutrition.
  • The people of the village became aware of their local values ​​and richness, and this sense of ownership developed.
  • The consciousness that Boğatepe villagers can not consume without producing has developed.