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EU and Georgia to launch two large-scale projects to support Sustainable Rural Development

Two large-scale initiatives for rural development (€10 million) and sustainable agriculture (€12 million)are funded by the European Union (EU) under the third phase of the ENPARD programme.


UNDP 14 Jun 2018, 07:26 AM Georgia
  • Two large-scale initiatives for rural development (€10 million) and sustainable agriculture (€12 million)are funded by the European Union (EU) under the third phase of the ENPARD programme. (Image Credit: Twitter)

On 15 June 2018, 15:40, in Kobuleti, Agroservice Centre, Christian Danielsson, Director-General for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Mikheil Janelidze, Vice prime minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs a.i. of Georgia, and Nodar Kereselidze, First Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, will launch two large-scale projects for rural development and sustainable agriculture, funded under the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD).

The event will be attended by the EU and Georgian Government officials, representatives of the United Nations and Ajara Autonomous Republic leadership, as well as partners and beneficiaries of the ENPARDprogramme – civil society organizations, international agencies, private companies and local farmers.

Two large-scale initiatives for rural development (€10 million) and sustainable agriculture (€12 million)are funded by the European Union (EU) under the third phase of the ENPARD programme.

The initiatives will be implemented in 2018-2022, by the two United Nations agencies – UN Development Programme(UNDP) and UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in close partnership with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia and Ajara Autonomous Republic Government.

WHO: Christian Danielsson, Director-General for European Neighbourhood Policy and EnlargementNegotiations Mikheil Janelidze, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs a.i. of Georgia Nodar Kereselidze, First Deputy Minister of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia Zurab Pataradze, Chairman of Ajara AR Government Niels Scott, UN Resident Coordinator in Georgia

WHEN/WHERE: Friday, 15 June 2018, 15:40, Kobuleti, Agroservice Centre

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