Buğday aims its work at a large target group which includes all professions, age groups, institutions and geographical areas with the goal of setting in place a legal, institiutional and social substructure which will enable ecological living to become a reality.
Ministry of Agriculture and rural affairs
The Buğday Associaton for the Support of Ecological Living was involved in the preparation of the Organic Agriculture law which came into effect in December 2004 and was involved int he revision of existing directives working with the Ministry of Agriculture and rural affairs National Steering Committee on Organic Agriculture.
Relations with the Ministry of the Environment and Forestry.
In 2004 Buğday organised a technical visit of Environment and Forestry Ministry officials with the cooperation of a German foundation (DUH) into look into the conditions required to set up deposit systems in Turkey. Buğday continues to give its support to the work being done to set up deposit systems.
Organic Farmers' Communication Network
An environment for dialogue has been established between organic farmers involved in Buğday's communication network formed over the years and consumers via the TaTuTa Project (Exchange of Agricultural Tourism on Organic Farms and Volunteer Experience) and the exchange of produce and information has begun.
Representatives of International Organisations in Turkey
UNDP Global Environment Fund Small Grants Programme
In 2003, the Buğday Association, in collaboration with the UNDP, GEF Small Grants Programme, began the Promotion and outreach Project. The joint project aims to raise the profile of GEF's Small Grants Programme both nationally and internationally.
FAO's Turkey Representative
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) representative has been involved in joint projects with Buğday Asssociation for the Support of Ecological Living to develop organic farming and the market for organic produce.
Having taken support of some companies from cooperates the private sector since its founding Buğday does its utmost to realise its ideal of sustainable use of natural resources.
The Buğday Association has both jointly run projects with the non-governmental organisations such as ETO (Organic Agriculture Organisation), which are primarily concerned with organic farming, and worked in cooperation with organisations which focus mainly on the protection of nature, such as the Nature Society (Doğa Derneği).