Financial analysis of Agricultural Development Cooperatives: a case of Western Mediterranean Region, Turkey

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Ozalp A.

NEW MEDIT, vol.18, no.2, pp.119-132, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.30682/nm1902h
  • Journal Name: NEW MEDIT
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.119-132
  • Keywords: Financial analysis, Liquidity, Cooperative, Development, Turkey, PERFORMANCE
  • Akdeniz University Affiliated: Yes


In Turkey, Agricultural Development Cooperatives are very important for bringing the resources in rural area to the economy, establishment of agro-industrial facilities for processing agricultural products and preventing migration from rural area to cities. While the number of Agricultural Development Cooperatives in Turkey was 6000 in 1974, it rose to 7196 in 2017. Total number of partners of these cooperatives is 775255.