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Improving the Agriculture Sector in Georgia (ENPARD III)

Project Description
The project is part of the European Neighborhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). It aims to increase access to finance, better services and inputs for farmers, rural households, cooperatives and other small and medium enterprises in rural areas. These advantages, along with and improved capacities in Georgia’s Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture, are expected to make the country’s agricultural sector more competitive.

The project supports the Ministry in effective policy-making to facilitate implementation of the national Strategy for Agricultural Development 2015-2020. The project also offers pilot activities for farmers including various types of demonstration, information dissemination, and training events. Finally, individual matching grants are provided to small farmers, rural entrepreneurs, cooperatives, and other small and medium enterprises and municipalities to encourage investment and improve their overall competitiveness.
Specific Objective
Agricultural development and the capacity building of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia.
Expected Results
- Improved access to finance, better services and inputs for farmers, rural households, cooperatives and other small and medium enterprises in rural areas;
- Improved capacities in Georgia’s Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture;
- Greater competitiveness of Georgian agriculture sector.
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PROJECT DETAILS
Georgia
Priority Area:
Partnership that creates
Subsector:
Agriculture and rural development
Topic:
Agriculture
Project Status:
Ongoing
Start Date:
01.01.2018
End Date:
30.11.2022
Implementing Organisation:
The Food and Agricultural Organization of United Nations (FAO)
Funding by the EU:
€12 000 000
Website:
fao.org/georgia
EU Project Number:
394-129

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