Tourism Development in Eastern Anatolia Region Project (TDEAP), started in 2007, is a regional development project implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Turkey Office in cooperation with Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism with the financial support of a Turkish private sector company Efes Pilsen.

The main goal of TDEAP is to transform the Coruh Valley into one of the prominent destinations of alternative tourism to provide support for the efforts of enhancing life standards of people of the region with an increase in employment and income level with a view of natural and cultural conservation and sustainable human development.

This web page is established under the scope of TDEAP to provide specific information to relevant interest groups. The information and pictures gathered in this web page have been extracted from several inventory studies realized by distinguished academicians and professionals during project lifetime. We would like to thank the following people for their invaluable contributions:

Prof. Dr. Adil Güner, Prof. Dr. Ahmet Baytaş, Prof. Dr. Sezai Ercişli, Prof. Dr. Faris Karahan, Assoc. Prof. Yıldırım Güngör, Dr. Murat Zengin, Dr. Bülent İşler, John Ash, Kenan Bayraktar, Cüneyt Oğuztüzün, Dave Manby, Çağlar Töngür, Soner Bekir, Yavuz Durmuş, Bora Demir, Elif Aras, Kate Clow, Kerim Burucu, Prof.Dr. Erol Çakmak, Musa Han and Egemen Çakır.

For detailed information, please visit: www.datur.com