June 21-23, 2021. Kazbegi Municipality – The EU ENPARD supported Tsalka Local Action Group (LAG) within the frames of study tour, visited Kazbegi LAG in Kazbegi municipality to share experiences and best practices. Within the study visit the LAG members got acquainted with the experience and knowledge of the Kazbegi LAG.
The aim of the study visit was to exchange information and share successful work practices. During the visit, Kazbegi LAG members gave detailed information about their experience on the working process, successful examples of project implementation, challenges and successful practices of cooperation with various stakeholders.
Within the study visit, the Tsalka LAG members got acquainted with the results of the Kazbegi LAG grants competition of Kazbegi municipality and visited financed projects.
During the visit, Tsalka LAG members shared their experience and future plans with the Kazbegi LAG. At the end of the visit, the representatives of the LAGs agreed on future cooperation and joint, possible activities to build a good friendship practices between the municipalities and the LAGs itself.
The project “EMBRACE Tsalka” is implemented under the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) by organization CENN, in partnership with the Georgian Farmers’ Association (GFA) and German partner organization – Institute for Rural Development Research (IfLS).
The EU is supporting agriculture and rural development in Georgia through its ENPARD Programme. Implemented since 2013 with a total budget of EUR 179.5 million, the main goal of ENPARD is to reduce rural poverty in Georgia. The first phase of ENPARD in Georgia focused on developing the potential of agriculture. The second and third phases of ENPARD focus on creating economic opportunities for rural populations that go beyond agricultural activities. More information on ENPARD is available at: www.enpard.ge.