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The State Minister of Georgia of European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Alex Petriashvili and Ambassador Philip Dimitrov signed in Tbilisi a new Financing Agreement totalling €40 million: European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development in Georgia (ENPARD). The ENPARD allocates €40 million to increase food production in Georgia and reduce rural poverty. The 5 years programme...
FAO-Georgia was a Co-organizer and a key presenter of the 19th DWVG Forum on Georgian Agriculture: Developments and perspectives hosted by the German House in Tbilisi. 20 February 2013 – Tbilisi, Georgia. German Business Association Georgia (Deutsche Wirtschaftsvereinigung Georgia - DWVG) is a long-term reliable partner for FAO Representation in Georgia – it supports...
The outcome of the project is a Integrated pest management program with a recommended National action plan, that serve as a tool for policy development of the Government of Georgia and technical implementation by the National Food Agency.
Dr Dyno Keatinge, Director-General of the World Vegetable Centre and Chair of a consortium of international agricultural research centers operating in Central Asia and the Caucasus under the aegis of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), and Dr Jozef Turok, ICARDA Regional Coordinator, visited  FAO...
The workshop hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and coordinated by the Social and Industrial Food Service Institute, laid the groundwork for strengthening and deepening of regional economic cooperation and strengthening the capacity of APEC economies in the framework of the development of its members.
There have been significant changes both in the role of FAO in Tajikistan and in the government’s attitude to agricultural reform. FAO has evolved since 2009 from an obscure provider of emergency support to a leading player in the process of agricultural reform.
The project provided a valuable contribution to the further development of this field in Ukraine and its efforts to comply with the relevant EU regulations.
25 local farmers were trained as facilitators and learned the basic principles of participatory approaches for the training of other farmers. The training of Farmer Field School trainers on CROPWAT and MASCOTTE are a key factor to ensure the sustainability of the project results.
As a result, the project has supported directly and indirectly, approximately 57% of the families living in the target area.Guzanli District (Agdam Region, Azerbaijan).
President of Azerbaijan calls hunger one of the “greatest curses of the 21st century”