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The European Union Launches Rural Development Project in Dedoplistskaro

The European Union continues supporting rural development in Georgia under ENPARD programme. On 28th of April, ENPARD partner organisation, HEKS-EPER Georgia will officially launch a new rural development project in Dedoplistskaro Municipality.

The launching event will take place from 12:00 to 14:30 pm in Dedoplistskaro, Ilia State University Research Base, 3/5 Cholokashvili Street.

Opening speeches will be delivered by Ekaterine Zviadadze, Head of Policy-Analysis Department, Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia; Alvaro Ortega Aparicio, Attaché, Programme Manager for Environment and Rural Development, EU Delegation to Georgia; Detlef Dix, Project Director, HEKS-EPER, Malkhaz Merabishvili, Dedoplistskaro Municipality, Deputy Gamgebeli, and Nugzar Papiashvili, Dedoplistskaro Council.

The project launch will be attended by senior representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia, Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection, Dedoplistskaro local authorities, private and civil society sectors. For details please see attached Agenda.

The EU-funded project “Promoting Citizen Engagement for Economic Development (PROCEED)” is implemented by HEKS-EPER Georgia in partnership with the Biological Farming Association ELKANA. The project aims to contribute to the reduction of poverty in the Dedoplistskaro municipality of Kakheti region by supporting the improvement of community members’ employment and income opportunities.