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EU in Svaneti: EU launches two new local development projects in Mestia, Georgia

25 June 2019
The EU has launched two large development projects under the motto “EU in Svaneti”. The projects are designed and supported by the European Union, the Embassy of Sweden and the Austrian Development Cooperation. The first project, entitled “GRETA”, will support Georgian small and medium-sized…
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EU supports rural entrepreneurship development in Belarus

21 June 2019
Rural entrepreneurship development in Belarus will be the focus of discussions at a conference to be held on 18–19 July in the resort town of Narač, Belarus. Entitled “Expanding the Role of Rural Entrepreneurship in Rural Development in the Republic of Belarus”, the event will see presentations…
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EU opens European Alley of Trees in Armenia

18 June 2019
On 16 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia opened a European Alley of Trees at Ashotsk Ski Centre, which is located in the country’s province of Shirak. A total of 45 birch trees and 45 ash trees were planted, creating the first alley of its kind in Armenia. According to the EU, this action will…
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EU’s largest agriculture and rural development programme in Georgia discusses youth migration and addressing climate change

14 June 2019
On 10 June, stakeholders and implementing partners of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) in Georgia gathered to discuss the establishment of a network of demonstration plots and a working group on climate smart agriculture. The meeting aimed to…
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Armenia: European Alley of Trees to open in Shirak province

13 June 2019
On 16 June, the EU Delegation to Armenia will open a European Alley of Trees at Ashotsk Ski Centre, which is located in the country’s province of Shirak. The unique development will see lines of 45 birch trees and 45 ash trees planted at the centre. According to the EU, this action will…
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Armenia : EU establishes an agricultural machinery park to support the work-based learning of youth in remote communities

13 June 2019
In May, the EU4Youth programme set up an agricultural machinery park to support vocational training and work-based learning in the northern Armenian town of Alaverdi and the surrounding region. The park will support the implementation of a non-formal qualification programme specialised in…
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Belarus: EU-supported workshop on official controls on feed processing establishments

12 June 2019
On 17–18 June, experts from Latvia and Poland will visit Belarus to conduct a workshop on official controls on feed processing establishments and the EU requirements in this sphere. The event will be attended by officials from the country’s Ministry of Agriculture and Food, staff involved in…
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Georgia: EU Ambassador visits Imereti to highlight EU assistance

12 June 2019
Last week, the Head of the EU Delegation to Georgia, Ambassador Carl Hartzell, visited several projects designed and funded by the EU to strengthen economic development and create jobs in the Georgian region of Imereti. He also made a stop at Kutaisi Airport to meet with the Georgian border…
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Georgia: EU launches rural development project in Tskaltubo municipality

10 June 2019
On 8 June, the EU launched a new rural development project in the Tskaltubo municipality of Georgia. The project aims to introduce a bottom-up, inclusive rural development approach that fully engages all communities in the municipality. The “Local Action Group Tskaltubo” project is funded by the…
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EU4Business: Empowering Georgian hazelnut, dried fruit and tea companies to trade more and better

07 June 2019
Between 18 and 30 May, consultants from the International Trade Centre carried out an expert mission in the Western Part of Georgia, visiting 16 project beneficiary companies from the hazelnut, dried fruit and tea sectors. The visits were organised in the framework of the Ready to Trade project,…