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Working towards sustainable rural development in Azerbaijan: 44 families getting EU4Business support

18 December 2018
Exactly 44 families in rural areas of Azerbaijan will be receiving targeted support thanks to the EU4Business initiative. These families have the potential to grow successful business models. They were selected in the northwest regions of Azerbaijan under an EU-funded project. While initially…
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EU-funded project presents overview of enforcement challenges of the technical regulation on milk and dairy products in Georgia

17 December 2018
On 17 December, the Georgian Farmers’ Association together with its partner organisation organised a public–private dialogue and presented the first policy brief on enforcement challenges of the technical regulation on milk and dairy products in the country. The presentation was followed by a…
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Georgia: EU-supported training on organic agriculture and renewable energy resources conducted in Khulo municipality

11 December 2018
Basic principles and methods of organic agriculture, conservation, biodynamic agriculture, renewable energy sources and related technologies were the focus of training seminars, organised with EU support, which took place in Khulo municipality in early December. Up to 20 representatives of Khulo…
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Georgia: Young farmers from Tetritskaro municipality discuss gender-related issues

10 December 2018
Over 30 young farmers from Tetritskaro municipality last week participated in a youth event on gender issues, organised within the EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). The event took place in Tetritskaro on 4 December, on the occasion of the…
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ENPARD stakeholders discuss trade in agricultural products

07 December 2018
On 4 December, stakeholders and implementing partners of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) met in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi for the 19th ENPARD stakeholders’ meeting. The gathering aimed to share the updates within the EU-supported…
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Georgia: Family-run wine cellar, farmers’ consultation centre and tasting hall opened in Dedoplistskaro municipality

06 December 2018
On 5 December, a family-run wine cellar, consultation centre for farmers and wine-tasting hall for the public were opened in Dedoplistskaro municipality with the support of the EU’s Rural Development Project, under the Eastern Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD…
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New biogas plant to be built in Ukraine

03 December 2018
The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided a senior loan of €25 million to “PJSC Myronivsky Hliboproduct” (MHP), a Ukrainian producer of poultry meat, grain and animal feed. The loan will be used to construct and put into operation a biogas plant in the town of Ladyzhyn…
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Georgia: EU supports construction of wrestling arena in Borjomi

23 November 2018
With the support of the EU and Borjomi Municipality, an outdoor wrestling arena has been constructed in Akhaldaba village as part of a rural development project under the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). According to ENPARD, the newly built arena…
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Latest opportunities for the Eastern Neighbourhood

16 November 2018
'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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Armenia summarises results of EU-supported agriculture and rural development programme

13 November 2018
On 13 November, the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) in Armenia hosted a closing event to summarise the three years of its implementation. The EU has supported Armenian farmers for many years and has become the largest grant provider to Armenian…