Ministry of Industry and Technology, Türkiye
Regional and Rural Policy Specialist
Burak Yardımcı is Regional and Rural Policy Expert in the DG Development Agencies. His duties include steering of Regional Development Administrations and Agencies in rural policy making and implementation; following global and national rural policy trends; and also doing rural research projects for policy development in Türkiye. He coordinated the public investment programme for rural infrastructure in villages (2013-2019); rural development section of 11th National Development Plan (2017); the Action Plans of Regional Development Administrations for 2021-2023 term (2020) and a pilot research project about Rural-Urban Linkages in Türkiye (2021). Burak has been a member of OECD Working Party on Rural Policy since 2020.