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EU Allocates EUR 20 Million for Georgia’s Environment Protection Projects

European Union (EU) has approved a grant of EUR 20 million for implementing environment protection projects in Georgia in 2022-2027, the Environment Protection and Agriculture Ministry of Georgia reports.

Deputy Agriculture Minister Nino Tandilashvili discussed the project details with Alexandre Dara, the EU representation attaché in Georgia. The program will fund such directions as management of water resources, improving air quality, wastes management, reduction of industrial emissions, development of ecotourism infrastructure on protected areas, support of specific activities as part of the law on Industrial Emissions. 

At the meeting, the Parties also noted that European Union would also fund two technical assistance projects worth EUR 2.5 million.