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Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Action Against Hunger (ACF)

Action Against Hunger was founded in France in 1979. With 40 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster, and chronic food insecurity, Action Against Hunger runs life-saving programs in some 50 countries benefiting five million people each year. Action Against Hunger has been present in the South Caucasus since 1994 and its current programmes focus on the following areas: Food Security, Livelihoods, Agriculture, Economic and Rural Development.
For more information, please visit the website http://www.actionagainsthunger.org  

Promoting inclusive and participatory local development in Akhmeta Municipality
Project duration: 2019-2022 (ENPARD III)
With the support of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD), Action Against Hunger implements the project “Promoting inclusive and participatory local development in Akhmeta Municipality”.
The overall objective of the action is to improve the socio-economic integration of disadvantaged rural communities in Georgia and contribute to poverty reduction. The specific objective of the action is to support an inclusive and community-led approach to rural development to improve the quality of life and economic conditions in Akhmeta Municipality.
Through the project, Action Against Hunger aims to reach four results:
  • Local Action Group in Akhmeta established through a supportive, inclusive and conflict sensitive process
  • Operational capacity of LAG strengthened, and members capacitated to elaborate a Local Development Strategy
  • A minimum of 35 sustainable rural development sub-projects realized through technical support and sub-grant financing
  • Networking, outreach and sustainability of the Local Action Group facilitated
Contact information:
  • Contact person: Giorgi Santuryan, Program Manager, Action Against Hunger.
  • Tel: +995 591 63 52 93
  • Mail: gsanturyan@sc.acfspain.org

Participatory Integrated Community Development in Abkhazia
Within the EU-funded ENPARD programme, ACF implements the project “Participatory Integrated Community Development in Abkhazia”.
Project Duration: 2016 – 2018
The aim of the project is to improve living conditions and access to basic services in rural areas of Abkhazia while promoting community participation in local development processes. The project establishes the LAG (Local Action Group) giving particular emphasis to the involvement of women, youth, the elderly and people with disabilities. As well as that, the project involves drafting local development strategy and financing sub-project proposals that will implement the strategy. Additionally, the project supports the development of new training courses at ATC (Agricultural Training Center) aiming to improve the accountability and service delivery to farmers. These activities are expected to strengthen the ability of local actors to engage in rural development approach and in the process of elaborating the strategy. To develop strong local sub-projects that will contribute to the implementation of the Local Development Strategy and its objectives. The project will also increase the access to quality agricultural extension services.
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