On-the-spot controls (OTSC) pilot study was implemented in Beypazarı district of Ankara province and Torbalı district of İzmir province. On-site tasks were carried out in Beypazarı from 13 to 18 May and in Torbalı from 27 May to 1 June 2019 with the participation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MoAF) staff from district and provincial directorates as well as staff from the MoAF headquarters in Ankara.
OTSC pilot study was implemented with the participation of the international and local experts from the TAT team. During the implementation of pilot activities in the provinces, MoAF staff from all levels received on-job training regarding OTSC activities that include carrying out field inspections, field module presentations and meeting with farmers.
Finally, the pilot study results were presented in a report prepared after the completion of on-site tasks.