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Local Action Groups Attended LINC Conference in Finland

On 11-15 June 2018, representatives of EU’s partner organisations – Mercy Corps, CARE and People in Need – implementing the EU-funded ENPARD project “Strengthening Rural Development Models in Georgia” and the members of EU-supported Borjomi, Lagodekhi and Kazbegi Local Action Groups (LAGs) participated in Leader Inspired Network Community, LINC Conference …

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EU Supports Development of Agricultural Extension in Georgia

Various agricultural issues were discussed at a meeting recently organised through the EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). Among the topics discussed was the creation of an online library to make modern agricultural advice handbooks and guidebooks available for Georgian farmers and extension specialists. The event …

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EU-supported Study on Priority Value Chains in Georgia

Dairy and beef production, along with wheat, maize, potatoes, vegetables and fruits are among the most favourable pre-selected value chains reflected in a baseline study recently conducted with EU support. As part of the €12 million project under the EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD III) …

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Georgia’s Rural Priorities Discussed at EU-supported Event

Representatives of Georgia’s government met in the town of Tetritskaro on 17 May to discuss the country’s rural development priorities and its progress in introducing and implementing the new concept of rural development. The main topics of the meeting referred to the state programmes and initiatives designed to promote rural …

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ENPARD Starts Receiving Project Proposals

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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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EU-supported Employment Shuttle Programme presents results

The five-month Employment Shuttle programme, implemented in the framework of the EU-supported project in the Tetritskaro municipality of Georgia, has presented its first results. Through the programme, eight of the twenty beneficiaries have been employed, while the others are continuing their job search. The programme was implemented as part of …

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ENPARD Stakeholders Discussed Future Development of Local Action Groups in Georgia

FAO brought together the stakeholders and implementing partners of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) for the 16th ENPARD stakeholders’ meeting. The gathering aimed to share the updates within the EU supported agricultural and rural development projects, focusing on the current state and future development of Local …

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Rural Development in Focus of the Georgian Media

Forty journalists from the lead Georgian media attended a seminar in Kvareli, on 17-18 March 2018, to learn about Georgia’s strategic priorities in rural development and the 2018-2020 strategy and action plan. The seminar was organised by the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, supported by the European …

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Review of EU-supported Agriculture and Rural Development Initiatives

EU-funded and supported agricultural and rural development programmes in Georgia, including wine sector reform initiated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) under the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD), were the main topics of discussion during the high-profile meeting held on 14th of …

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Akhalkalaki Local Development Strategy has been adopted with EU support

In the framework of the EU-supported project “Promoting a New Rural Development Approach in Akhalkalaki,” the Akhalkalaki Local Action Group has completed elaboration of the Local Development Strategy (LDS). The LDS has been developed using a consultative process and broad involvement of local population, communities, organisations and individuals representing different …

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