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Georgia to Represent Davit Kirvalidze as Candidate of Director for FAO

Georgia will present Davit Kirvalidze as a candidate for UNO Food and Agriculture Organization-FAO. the candidate was nominated by PM Mamuka Bakhtadze. The director is elected for 4 years time of the period of 2019-2023. Kirvalidze has 28 years of experience in agriculture. He is currently the prime minister’s advisor, …

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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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ENPARD Stakeholders Discussed Future Development of Local Action Groups in Georgia

FAO brought together the stakeholders and implementing partners of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) for the 16th ENPARD stakeholders’ meeting. The gathering aimed to share the updates within the EU supported agricultural and rural development projects, focusing on the current state and future development of Local …

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Review of EU-supported Agriculture and Rural Development Initiatives

EU-funded and supported agricultural and rural development programmes in Georgia, including wine sector reform initiated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) under the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD), were the main topics of discussion during the high-profile meeting held on 14th of …

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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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EU and FAO Experts Evaluate Food Loss and Waste in Georgia

EU and FAO Experts Evaluate Food Loss and Waste in Georgia

Exchanging experience and information on food loss and waste reduction in Georgia was the main objective of the stakeholders’ consultation workshop held on 24 May 2017 in Tbilisi. The workshop was organized by the European Union (EU) and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) within the European …

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Georgia Bets on Agritourism for Scenic Tsalka Region

Agro Tourism

Georgia’s southern Tsalka region looks forward to welcoming tourists, drawn by the area’s unique natural beauty and cultural monuments. An FAO project financed by Austria has been working with local and national authorities as Tsalka prepares to host agritourists and ecotourists. During 2016, areas for support were identified with the …

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EU-Supported Seminar on the Promotion of Contract Farming in Georgia

Contract farming as a means to coordinate linkages between farmers and agribusiness firms is being promoted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Georgia under the EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). As part of the ongoing activities, a two-day training …

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