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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…
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A spotlight on opinion: New polls highlight perceptions in the Eastern Partner countries

11 July 2018
Almost half of all citizens (46%) in the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood have a positive image of the European Union – a rise of 2 percentage points on the 2017 figure – while just 13% have a negative perception. 63% believe that the EU’s relationship with their country is good, with citizens of Georgia…
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EU4Business takes part in Moldova Fruit Day

06 July 2018
On 6 July, the Republic of Moldova marked its ‘Fruit Day’, as the country’s top fruit producers gathered in Domulgeni village, Florești district. The EU4Business ‘Fruit Garden of Moldova’ project – part of the EU-funded DCFTA (Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area) Initiative East implemented by…
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EU to support hazelnut, fruit juice and tea value chain development in Georgia

06 July 2018
A new project funded by the EU as part of the EU4Business initiative will help connect Georgian agro-processing companies with the European market. The project ‘Eastern Partnership: Ready to Trade – an EU4Business initiative’ aims to improve the competitiveness of Georgia’s small and medium-sized…
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Georgia: Young leaders from Keda municipality take part in green camp

05 July 2018
Over 20 students from the Keda municipality of Georgia took part in a 10-day intensive camp organized between 25 June and 4 July under the EU-supported CENN project. The students are all winners of the “Me LEADER” youth competition, organised through the EU-supported “Keda LEADER” project.   …
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Georgia: EU expert mission on establishment of national catalogues of plant varieties

27 June 2018
On 4-6 July, experts from Italy and Poland will visit Georgia to assist the country with the establishment of a national catalogue of plant varieties. Particular attention will be paid to harmonising the country's relevant national legislation with EU law. EU experts will provide advice on the…
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EU agriculture development programmes in Georgia and the Republic of Moldova exchange experiences

22 June 2018
On 21 June, a delegation from the Republic of Moldova visited Georgia to share experiences from the projects funded through the EU’s European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). During the two-day visit, the Ministries of Environmental Protection and Agriculture…
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Georgian farmers discuss opportunities and challenges of the EU-Georgia Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area

20 June 2018
Around 50 farmers from all over Georgia met in the country’s capital of Tbilisi on 15 June to discuss the opportunities and challenges for the country’s food and agriculture sector as a result of the EU-Georgia Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA). The event was an opportunity to meet…
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EU and Georgia launch two large-scale projects to support sustainable rural development

15 June 2018
On 15 June, the EU and Georgia launched two large-scale projects for rural development and sustainable agriculture under the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The event was attended by officials from the EU and Georgian Government and representatives…