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EU4Business workshop for young entrepreneurs in rural areas of Moldova

13 September 2018
On 14–16 September, young entrepreneurs from rural areas of Moldova who are thinking of setting up their own businesses will meet for a workshop in the village of Rîșcova. The participants, aged between 18 and 35, are all thinking about starting their own business or developing an existing…
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EU agricultural and rural development programme supports festival in Georgia

13 September 2018
On 8 September, more than 30 Georgian entrepreneurs presented and sold their products at the Kazbegoba festival, a traditional festival in the country’s Mtskheta-Mtianeti region. The event was supported by the EU through its European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (…
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Georgia: Local Development Strategy adopted in Keda with EU support

07 September 2018
The Georgian municipality of Keda has recently adopted a Local Development Strategy that it drafted with the support of the EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The key areas covered by the strategy include diversification of economic activity…
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Four years on from the introduction of free trade, two thirds of Moldova's exports now go to the EU

06 September 2018
Over two thirds (68%) of Moldova’s exports now go to the EU, the Head of the EU Delegation to the Republic of Moldova Peter Michalko has said. Ambassador Michalko’s statement came in a message released to mark the four-year anniversary of the introduction of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade…
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EU agriculture and development programme supports local production in Georgia

31 August 2018
Local products from the Khulo municipality of Ajara region of Georgia were presented at the “KHULO FEST” on 25 August. The local festival was organised with the help of the EU-supported project implemented within the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD).…
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Georgian greens producer accesses EU markets thanks to EU-supported credit line

27 August 2018
Thanks to the EU’s Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) and support from the EU4Business–EBRD Credit Line, a company from Tskaltubo region has become the first producer in Georgia to export Georgian herbs to the EU market. Herbia Ltd expanded its greenhouse farming and renewed its…
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EU-supported summer camp focuses on rural development and tourism potential of Kakheti region of Georgia

01 August 2018
Generating project ideas, devising projects and teamwork were the major topics of a recent EU-supported youth summer camp, organised by the Akhalkalaki Local Action Group in the Kakheti region of Georgia. During the summer camp, participants had the opportunity to raise awareness about the…
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EU supports Georgia in establishing national Rural Development Network

30 July 2018
On 27 July, the Georgian city of Batumi hosted a workshop for the country’s local action groups. The workshop provided an opportunity to discuss EU rural networks, facilitating the process of establishing the Georgian Rural Development Network (GRDN). The participants were introduced to the…
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Georgia: Deputy Director-General Mathernova visits EU projects in Kakheti

19 July 2018
On 16-17 July, Katarina Mathernova, Deputy Director-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations at the European Commission, travelled to the Kakheti region of Georgia to highlight EU support for the region. Mathernova visited three locations in the Kakheti region, namely Lagodekhi,…
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EU support transforms traditional hospitality into a family business in Georgia

12 July 2018
A family-run hotel in the Georgian village of Juta, in Kazbegi municipality, which benefited from EU assistance, is now able to provide high-level hospitality services to local and international tourists, according to a recently published news story. Located 2,200 metres above sea level, the…