An Examination Aiming at the Socio-Economical Effects of Agricultural Facilities: Tahirova Agricultural Facility

Inan H., YAŞAR O.

MARMARA GEOGRAPHICAL REVIEW, no.32, pp.270-305, 2015 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 32
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.270-305
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: Yes


The research was performed under the scope of the effects of Tahirova Agricultural Facility, which was named as Anadolu Etap Tahirova Farm after it was rented and which is located within the borders of Gonen district which is bound to city of Balikesir in Southern Marmara section of Marmara region. In the research, apart from the field studies which were conducted in and around the facility, survey method (which is one of the quantitative research methods) was also used. With the help of the survey which was applied to 84 farmers from surrounding villages the benefits of the facility for the agricultural life of surrounding villages and the expectations of farmers were determined. Apart from this, the studies of the facility and the agricultural policies that will be followed and investments that will be made were determined within the frame of interview technique applied to Anadolu Etap Tahirova Farm representative after the rental of the facility.