Pilot Rural Development measures in Adjara Autonomous Region

Through the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD), the European Union contributes to poverty alleviation in rural Georgia by supporting job creation and income opportunities.
OIR took part in one of the new EU-funded rural development projects, in Keda municipality, in Georgia’s Adjara region.

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The three-year long project, led by CENN (Caucasus Environmental Network NGO) followed the EU-LEADER approach and accordingly aims at promoting a bottom-up, inclusive rural development strategy that fully engaged all communities in Keda, in particular women and youth.
ÖIR provided advisory support on how to apply and adapt the EU-LEADER approach to the region as well as contributed to developing knowledge materials and training to raise awareness and capacity building.

Period of performance: 2017-2021

Project team: Bernd Schuh; Helene Gorny, Ursula Mollay

Partners: Caucasus Environmental NGO Networkassociation

Financed by: European Commission (via Caucasus Environmental Network NGO (CENN))

Download: Project description