Konya Seker, proud and peaceful due to its sensitivity in social responsibility, it planted more than 20 million trees in Konya Plains and its goal is as many trees as the population of Turkey!
Konya Seker’s forestation Works are based on giving back what you have taken from nature to nature. Having planted over 20 million trees so far with the aim of planting as many tres as the population of Konya, Konya Seker’s next target is to plant is to plant as many trees as the population of Turkey.
Purpose of Konya Seker is to change environmental consitions, which demonstrate their effects in the last few years as global warming and drought and to turn them into the favor of producers. again. These efforts of Konya Seker began to give its first results and natural climatization, occurred duethanks to the trees reflect on the production of the farmers and positive results are achieved in fight against stink bug due to the biological life becoming livelier. Konya Seker planted over 20 million trees in 9.400 decares of collective forest areas, created in 66 different locations on 273 separate forestation courses, whose depths reach 8 to 10 rows on both sides, on 4.550 km distance on highways, which connect Konya to neighboring provinces and village roads. It created 9.400 decares of collective forest areas in 66 different locations and also distributed 465 thousand fruit saplings to farmers. Konya Sekertakes care of the saplings it has planted until they can grow by themselves.
35 Agricultural engineers, forestation team, consisting of 450 persons and 40 irrigation Street sprinklers work forthe forestation Works and Konya seker takes care of the saplings it has planted until they can grow by themselves. Konya Seker also brought Sapling Production Center with the largest production capacity in Turkey at Cumra Integrated Sugar Facilities and this facility has a sapling production capacity of 3.1 million. Although the type of planted saplings vary according to the climate and soil characteristics of the region, they are generally such saplings as acacia, ash tree, alder, mahaleb, elm, elaeagnus,wild pear, hawthorn, oak, sycamore, almond, apricot, mulberry, walnut, linden, cedar, larch and blue cypress.
Torku Forest, created by Konya Seker, provides natural habitat for red deers, whose number is 14. In addition to deers, there are such animals as foxes, snakes, wild chickens, sheeps and squirrels in the forest area in Agabeyli neighborhood in Cihanbeylicounty. Torku Forest at 70th kilometer of Konya-Ankara highway also contributes to protecting ecological balance of the region.