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EU-supported rural development grant competition is announced in Lagodekhi

EU-supported rural development grant competition is announced in Lagodekhi

In the framework of the EU-supported project “Strengthening Rural Development Models in Georgia”, implementing partner organization “CARE” and Lagodekhi Local Action Group (LAG) announce grant competition in Lagodekhi municipality.
The grant competition aims to support local socio-economic initiatives that respond to the priorities defined under the local development strategy of Lagodekhi, facilitate the social-economic development and improvement of conditions of local population of the municipality.
Grants will be distributed to the commercial (farming and non-farming), as well as social infrastructure rehabilitation/development, social and non-commercial initiatives, such as: awareness raising, advocacy, etc.
The eligible applicants for the grant competition can be individuals, as well as legal entities registered in Georgia, carrying out their work at the territory of Lagodekhi municipality.
At the first stage of the grant competition, interested applicants are requested to present their grant ideas (expression of interest). The deadline for receiving the ideas is 20 March 2018.
The applicants are requested to fill in the grant idea form and send an electronic version at the following e-mail address: Nino.Uglava@care.org or fill in the form online at Lagodekhi LAG web-page: www.lagodekhilag.ge ; printed version can be submitted to CARE’s office, at the following postal address: 2700, Lagodekhi City, Zaqatala street 23. Handwriting versions will not be accepted.
CARE will provide technical consultations regarding the filling out the grant idea form at CARE office at the above mentioned address in Lagodekhi.
Lagodekhi Local Action Group members with CARE representatives are carrying out an information campaign in the villages of Lagodekhi municipality and meeting with the population in order to introduce the terms and conditions of the grant competition.
For the additional information, the applicants can contact Malkhaz Talakhadze, Field Coordinator of the EU-supported project “Strengthening rural development models in Georgia”, at the following number: 599 50 34 98.
All necessary information regarding the grant competition will be placed at the following web pages: ENPARD official website www.enpard.ge , CARE website www.care-caucasus.org.ge , Lagodekhi LAG web-page: www.lagodekhilag.ge and the Lagodekhi LAG Facebook page (Local Action Group in Lagodekhi – L A G).
The project “Strengthening Rural Development Models in Georgia” is the continuation of the pilot rural development project (II phase), which had been implemented by “CARE International in the Caucasus” in Lagodekhi municipality since 2015. The project is supported by EU under the European Neighborhood Program for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD).
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