The Prime Minister of Georgia Mr.IrakliGaribashvili has awarded Mr. Juan Jose Echanove,Attaché on Agriculture and Rural Development at the European Union Delegation to Georgia and Head of ENPARDProgramme- (European NeighbourhoodProgramme for Agriculture and Rural Development) the “Golden Fleece” Order for his contribution to the development of agricultural sector in Georgia.
From 2012 until now Juan Echanove is personally involved in the process of identification of the needs in agricultural sector in Georgia. Mr. Echanove is execution monitoring function as well, and is actively cooperating with the Ministry of Agriculture and its agencies under the supervision of the Ministry. He is working closely with farmers and farmer cooperatives and managed to make a real breakthrough in the field. Mr. Echanove made a valuable input in the process of conducting a campaign on the agriculture sector promotion and has successfully accomplished various milestones in the process of agriculture and rural development.
Juan Jose Echanove’s role was highlighted and appreciated during the meeting as he has been actively involved in the development of the action plan and strategy of agriculture sector in Georgia. He also contributed greatly to the donor coordination and support to the Ministry of Agriculture in terms of attracting donors from the European countries.
Attaché on Agriculture and Rural Development at the European Union Delegation to Georgia Juan Echanove thanked the Prime Minister for the appreciation of his work and has expressed a hope for the strengthening the cooperation.
,,Juan has contributed to the development of agriculture and rural development in Georgia. The progress and current results of the sector has been achieved by his valuable efforts. Particularly, his support in development of the cooperation and regional consultation extension centers is appreciated” – said the Minister of Agriculture, Mr.Danelia after the .meeting.