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EU Re-affirms Commitment to Georgia at Georgia’s European Way Conference

On 14-15 June, the Georgia city of Batumi is hosting the 15th annual “Georgia’s European Way’ conference. Attended by senior officials from the country and the EU, the event offers a platform to highlight close ties between the EU and Georgia. Speaking at the conference’s opening session, Christian Danielsson, European …

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Policy Recommendations to Modernize Georgia’s Research and Innovation System

On 14 June, a panel of high-level independent experts, supported by the European Commission through the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility, presented key policy recommendations to help improve the effectiveness of the research and innovation system in Georgia. These recommendations were discussed with key representatives of Georgian research and innovation …

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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 Supports Discussion on Rural Development Priorities in Georgia

Last week, representatives of the Georgian government and Kazbegi Local Action Group (LAG) gathered in the town of Stepantsminda to discuss rural development priorities for the region and the way forward. The main topics of the meeting referred to the state programmes and initiatives designed to promote rural development through the …

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DCFTA Information Desk Launched in Tetritskaro

DCFTA (Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area) Information Desk has been opened in Tetritskaro, at the office of ENPARD implementing partner, Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG). Subsequently, the members of the EU-supported Tetritskaro Local Action Group (LAG) will inform local community about DCFTA – How to bring their …

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How Georgia is Changing its Approach to Waste Disposal

Around 900,000 tons of waste is generated annually in Georgia and more than 75% of it is estimated to end up in landfill sites. Landfill disposal is the least desirable way of handling waste, and even less desirable if the landfill is poorly managed and maintained. This is a significant issue in Georgia, …

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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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