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ENPARD Starts Receiving Project Proposals

ENPARD

With the financial support of the European Neighborhood Instrument (ENPI) in Georgia, the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia (EU) has announced acceptance of rural development proposals within European Neighborhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD III). The goal of the grant competition is to support economic and …

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Sighaghi to be Rehabilitated this Year

Rehabilitation project of historic buildings, state and private facilities started in Sighnaghi during the previous government, which cost about 22 million GEL. The locals say that since 2008, one of the most demanded tourist destinations in Kakheti has not been rehabilitated and the existing infrastructure needs renewal. The Kakheti regional …

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Underwater Transmission Line to Connect Georgia with Europe

An underwater transmission line may connect Georgia with Europe. This idea was shaped by EU-Georgia Business Council and the project is being developed by CROSS Energy Group. The business council chairman Zviad Chumburidze noted that this is a fresh idea that may be implemented in the future if feasibility studies …

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Ukrainian Film Festival ‘Ukraine in Focus’ Starts in Tbilisi

Ukrainian Film Festival “Ukraine in Focus” opening ceremony will beheld in the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi. Modern Ukrainian films will be shown at the Cinema “Amirani” (36/1 Kostava Str.) from April 26 to April 29. The Minister of Culture of Ukraine – Yevhen Nyschuk will attend at the opening of the …

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New Initiative to Decrease Plastic Bags Introduced

According to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, a new initiative has been introduced regarding the prohibition of polyethylene bags, which envisages prohibition of less than 50 microns. Alverd Chankseliani, Head of Waste and Chemical Substances Management Department stated at the “Business Morning”, the package of amendments …

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IMF Names 3 Main Challenges of Georgia

Mercedes Vera-Martin

”Infrastructure, competitiveness and education is the main challenges for Georgia,”- said Mrs. Mercedes Vera Martini, head of the International Monetary Fund’s mission to Business Morning. ”Those are the main barriers for inclusive growth. Economics should create job places, every citizen to feel the result of development. It’s also very important …

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Festival Tbi-Lisi Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Starts

Lisi Lake

In order to establish a healthy lifestyle, the City Hall begins weekly festival, named “Tbil-Lisi”. Within the framework of the festival every Saturday 13 different types of sport activities nearby Lisi Lake will be organized. The project will start on April 28 and anyone is welcome to participate in it. …

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Fund Startup Angels to Finance Innovative Startups

Former head of innovations and technology agency Giorgi Zviadadze will finance innovative startups from the newly founded fund “Startup Angels”. “There are a lot of interesting startups in Georgia, such as biotechnology, cyber security, where 100 000 vacant places are currently in the world and nobody is filling in. The …

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Infinite Energy Tends to Build Wind Station in Imereti

Infinite Energy plans to build 200 MW wind station in Imereti. According to the executive director of the company Kreshimir Kondik, it will be 250 million USD investment. ”In November 2015, we launched project in Imereti, nearby Sachkhere. For now, we are studying four locations. At the initial stage, it’s …

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Tbilisi City Hall Will Train Job Seekers

Tbilisi City Hall, in cooperation with vocational schools, began the training program Learn and Work to serve the unemployed population. Colleges will offer 15 professions to potential trainees in tourism, the service industry and construction. Registration will be open until May 4. Vocational education courses will be free of charge …

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