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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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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 Representatives Visit Agricultural and Rural Development Projects in Georgia

The representatives of the Directorate General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR) of the European Commission, Mr Mathieu Bousquet and Ms Michaela Hauf paid visits to EU-supported agriculture and rural development projects in Georgia during 1-2 March 2018. The guests visited EU-funded agricultural cooperative, fishery “Tsisartkela”, in …

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Georgia Will Invest 1.7 billion GEL in Rural Development in 2018-2020

The Government of Georgia adopted the National Rural Development Action Plan 2018-2020 on December 27, 2017, following the earlier recommendations of the Inter-Agency Coordination Council for Rural Development of Georgia, chaired by the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture. With the total budget of more than 1.7 billion GEL, the …

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Georgia Works on Integration of Rural Development into National Policies

 Around thirty representatives of the Government of Georgia attended a working meeting in Tbilisi last week to discuss integrating rural development into the national policies of the country. While recognising the challenges relating to rural development in Georgia, the participants focused on the effective implementation of the national Rural Development …

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The EU Assists Georgia to Integrate Rural Development into National Policies

Up to thirty representatives of the Government of Georgia attended a working meeting of the Inter-Agency Coordination Council for Rural Development (IACC) on October 18, 2017 which focused on integrating rural development into the national policies of Georgia. Harmonization, coordination, synergy and complementarity in public policy-making and delivery were among the …

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FAO: Rural Strengthening is the Basis of Economic Development

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – “State, Food and Agriculture 2017,” the village plays a decisive role in the economic growth of agricultural sectors. In order to achieve this growth, it is important to pay more attention to the development of agriculture and villages, where …

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The European Model of Rural Development will be Introduced in Keda Municipality

On 14th of September, EU launched a new rural development project in Keda municipality. The EU-funded project “Optimising the Potential of Local Assets for Rural Development of Keda Municipality” is implemented by Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) in partnership with the Center for Strategic Research and Development of Georgia (CSRDG), Institute …

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Discussion on Draft Rural Development Action Plan 2018-2020

The Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia revealed the Rural Development Action Plan for 2018-2020. The document is part of the Rural Development Strategy for 2017-2020 and identifies key activities planned to advance rural development in next three years. The Rural Development Strategy 2017 – 2020 was adopted by the Government …

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