The EU, UNDP and the Rural Development Agency create access to green energy technologies for rural households and businesses
The European Union (EU), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Rural Development Agency (RDA) of Georgia’s Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture are inviting rural households and businesses to take part in the Green Matching Grant Programme that creates access to energy-efficient and renewable energy technologies in rural areas.
Aiming to support the green energy market in Georgia, the grants programme will be implemented in eight municipalities – Akhalkalaki, Borjomi, Dedoplistskaro, Kazbegi, Keda, Khulo, Lagodekhi and Tetritskaro. Local Action Groups (LAGs) and the Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) will be involved in disseminating information and working with the potential applicants.
Grant amounts and contribution rates:
Submission of applications: until 31 December 2021 on http://gmg.undp.rda.gov.ge/
The Green Matching Grants initiative is part of a broader EU-funded ENPARD programme to support agriculture and rural development in Georgia. ENPARD has been implemented since 2013 drawing on a total budget of EUR 234.5 million. More information is available on https://eu4georgia.ge/enpard/