EU launches rural development project in Khulo municipality
15 September 2017, Khulo, Adjara – The European Union continues supporting rural development in Georgia under ENPARD programme. On 15th of September, ENPARD partner organisation, Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia (CCRG) will officially launch a new rural development project “Promotion of Rural Development and Diversification in Khulo Municipality”.
The launching event will take place from 12:00 to 14:30 pm., in Central Library of Khulo municipality.
Welcome remarks will be delivered by Acting Minister of Agriculture of Adjara Mr. Avtandil Meskhidze, Head of Mission Ekaterine Meskhrikadze, EU Programme Manager Mr. Alvaro Ortega Aparicio and the representatives of Khulo municipality.
The ceremony will be attended by the representatives of the EU Delegation, Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia, Ministry of Agriculture of Adjara, ENPARD partner organisations, representative of local CSO’s of Khulo Municipality and local citizens.
The EU-funded project “Promotion of Rural Development and Diversification in Khulo Municipality” is implemented by Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia (CCRG) in partnership with Croatian non-governmental organization HMRR and PMC Research Center. The project aims to engage the civil society, private and public sectors to improve the living condition of Khulo community.
The EU is supporting rural development in Georgia through its ENPARD Programme. Implemented since 2013 with a total budget of EUR 102 million, the main goal of ENPARD is to reduce rural poverty. The first phase of ENPARD in Georgia focused on developing the potential of agriculture. The second phase focuses on creating economic opportunities for rural population that go beyond agricultural activities. More information on ENPARD is available at:www.enpard.ge