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Journalists from EU and Eastern Neighbourhood visit EU-supported projects in rural Georgia

19 September 2019
On 17 September, journalists from the EU and its six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine) visited EU-supported rural development projects in the Tetritskaro municipality of Georgia. The guests met with members of the Tetritskaro…
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EU supports improvement of agricultural fund management in Moldova

18 September 2019
On 23–24 September, experts from Bulgaria and Lithuania will visit the Republic of Moldova to facilitate the implementation of financial support in the area of agriculture and share good practice. The event will provide a comprehensive overview of the artificial creation of conditions for funding…
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Georgian farmers learn about best practices in conservation agriculture and integrated pest management

18 September 2019
On 10 September, a Farmer Field Day was organised with the EU’s support in the town of Lagodekhi, Georgia. The benefits of conservation agriculture in maize production were explained to local farmers. The participants also observed how the minimum tillage of soil reduces the risks and impact of…
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Georgia: International Women’s Association visits EU-supported Green Camp for Young Leaders and Innovators 2019

16 September 2019
On 11 September, members of the International Women’s Association Georgia visited the EU-supported Green Camp for Young Leaders and Innovators at the Bulachauri Green Centre. During the meeting, the invited guests shared their experiences with the camp’s participants and discussed topics such as…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

16 September 2019
'EU NEIGHBOURS east’ has picked out a selection of exclusive new opportunities for citizens of the Eastern Neighbourhood countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine. If you are interested jobs, internships, scholarships, competitions, conferences and…
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Georgia: Local Action Group officially established in Tsalka municipality with EU support

12 September 2019
On 11 September, a Local Action Group (LAG) was officially established in the Tsalka Municipality of Georgia. The establishment of the group was a result of active information and mobilisation campaigns conducted by implementing organisations of the EU-funded programme ENPARD (European…
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Latvia shares experience on establishing and developing equine industry with Georgia

06 September 2019
In August, representatives of Georgian Local Action Groups (LAGs) visited Latvia to meet their colleagues and partners there. The aim of the visit, supported by the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD), was to share Latvia’s experience of establishing…
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EU supports new tool to boost agricultural lending in Azerbaijan

06 September 2019
Thanks to the new Azerbaijan Agriculture Loan Evaluation System (AzALES), developed with support from the EU and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the country’s lenders will be able to assess risk more effectively, process loan applications more quickly and improve small…
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Join the #BackToSchool challenge to promote EU-funded opportunities

02 September 2019
To mark the start of the academic year, the EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project is rolling out a #BackToSchool social media challenge to crowdsource childhood photos, along with a ‘dream’ that the EU has helped make come true. The aim of the challenge is to raise awareness about the impact that various…
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EU-supported festival promotes local production in Vayots Dzor province of Armenia

29 August 2019
On 25 August, the Head of the EU Delegation to Armenia, Ambassador Piotr Świtalski, opened the “Agarak Fest” held in Agarakadzor, Vayots Dzor province. The festival provided a venue for local artists and village producers, allowing them to present their products to visitors and potential buyers…