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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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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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