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Poland and Georgia Exchange Winemaking Experience

Last week, members of Georgia’s Keda Local Action Group and winemakers from the region participated in a study visit to Poland. The study tour was organised by Poland’s Malopolska Region’s self-government and aimed to exchange experiences and plan future cooperation between winemakers from Poland and Georgia. The participants visited wine …

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ENPARD Launches Rural Development Project in Akhmeta

The European Union launched a new rural development project in Akhmeta in partnership with Action Against Hunger. The project “Promoting Inclusive and Participatory Local Development in Akhmeta Municipality” introduces a bottom-up, inclusive rural development approach that fully engages all communities in the municipality. The project is funded by the European …

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Local Action Group Members Discuss Ways to Address Environmental Challenges in Georgia

On 5-6 February, the members of the Georgian Association of Local Action Groups (GALAG) discussed environmental challenges in their municipalities at a workshop organised within the EU-funded Eastern Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The participants shared modern approaches to sustainable development and discussed how to assist the …

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Ajara Joins Forces with EU and UNDP to Boost Rural Development

The Government of the Ajara Autonomous Republic (AR) has agreed to contribute €230,000 to enhance the implementation of regional components of a €10 million EU-funded project “ENPARD-3: Improving Rural Development in Georgia” aimed at promoting rural development and small and medium-sized businesses. Tornike Rizhvadze, Chairperson of the Ajara AR Government, …

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Summer Camp Focuses on Rural Development and Tourism Potential of Kakheti

Generating project ideas, devising projects and teamwork were the major topics of a recent EU-supported youth summer camp, organised by the Akhalkalaki Local Action Group in the Kakheti region of Georgia. During the summer camp, participants had the opportunity to raise awareness about the history of the region, visit cultural, …

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ENRD Supports Georgia in Establishing National Rural Development Network

Up to 35 representatives of the Georgian Local Action Groups from different municipalities, ENPARD partner NGOs, the Government and international experts took part in the training workshop about EU rural networks held in Batumi on 26-27 July. The workshop was organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with the …

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Meeting With the Representatives of Wine Sector Held

The minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia Levan Davitashvili discussed the organizational issues of vintage 2018 and the ongoing wine sector ownership reform at the meeting with the representatives of wine industry. According to the minister, the last year’s approach, when the state was no longer involved in …

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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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