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E-Newsletter from FAO in Georgia, Issue No. 35, March 2018












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    The electronic newsletter from the FAO Representation in Georgia features the following articles: 1. The implementing partners of the EU-supported European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) marked the 20th ENPARD stakeholders’ meeting by highlighting the main achievements since the launch of the programme in 2013. 2. FAO and the Center for Agribusiness and Rural Development (CARD) organized a Business to Business (B2B) event today in Tbilisi which focused on enhancing market linkages in the dairy sectors of Armenia and Georgia. 3. More than 200 commercial dairy farmers, processors, equipment suppliers, industry experts, and government representatives met in Tbilisi for Georgia’s annual dairy congress. 4. FAO conducted training-of-trainers on locust management for 20 master-trainers from Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation. 5. Fruits and Berries of Georgia: Efficiency of Production and Marketing convened local producers in Tbilisi. The conference was organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and FAO and supported by the European Union and Georgia’s Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture.
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    FAO Georgia E-newsletter 27 2017
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    The electronic newsletter from the FAO Representation in Georgia features the following articles: 1.Austria’s Foreign Affairs Ministry official Dr.Donatus Köck, Head of the Office of the Austrian Development Agency Gerhard Schaumberger, Deputy Minister of Agriculture Revaz Asatiani and Assistant FAO Representavive in Georgia Mamuka Meskhi visited the Tsalka Municipality to inspect the touristic infrastructure established under the FAO project entitled “Capacity Development of Agriculture of Geor gia.” 2.Exchanging experience and information on food loss and waste reduction in Georgia was the main objective of the stakeholders’ consultation workshop held on 24 May 2017 in Tbilisi. The workshop was organized by the European Union (EU) and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) within the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). 3.A high-level delegation from Georgia, led by deputy minister of agriculture Revaz Asatiani, was on an agricultural study tour in Hungary. Part of the programme was getting a first-hand experience on FAO’s work, in particular on food waste.
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    E-Newsletter from FAO in Georgia, Issue No.38, April 2018 2018
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    The electronic newsletter from the FAO Representation in Georgia features the following articles: 1.Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Representation in Georgia hosted a two-day visit of Moldovan delegates to Georgia to share information, recommendations and lessons learned while implementing the EU-funded projects under European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). 2. Creating an online library to make modern agricultural advice handbooks and guidebooks available for Georgian farmers, extension specialists and all the interested parties – this was one of the main topics of the meeting organized by FAO and the Working Group on Extension (WGE) of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia. 3. EU-funded projects with budget of EUR 22 million (approx. GEL 60 million) implemented by FAO and UNDP will provide direct assistance to rural communities and support Georgian and Ajara Autonomous Republic governments on sustainable agriculture and rural development policy. 4. Fish and fish products are among the most widely traded food commodities in the world, with trade totaling around US$ 145 billion per year. Demand is especially strong in Europe. Market access and regional trade in fish products in Eastern Europe – especially with regard to the World Trade Organization – are the focus of a three-day workshop in Serbia.

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