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“The world’s Largest Lesson” for Young Farmers Centers’ students

On May 22, “The World’s Largest Lesson” was organized in Young Farmers Centers of Tetritskaro municipality, in cooperation with RDFG and AIESEC Georgia. The topic of the session was international goals of sustainable development, particularly the importance of good education, advocacy and poverty reduction. The event was held simultaneously in 6 schools (Koda, Tsintskaro, Khaishi,

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Meeting with the chairman of Georgian Farmers’ Association

Within the framework of EDKK project Young Farmers Centers (YFC) beneficiaries met Nino Zambakhidze, the chairman of Georgian Farmers’ Association (GFA). The aim of the meeting was popularization of farming. Why should you become a farmer and how important is agricultural entrepreneurship for the country – Ms. Nino spoke about these topics and shared her

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The establishment of agricultural cooperatives within the framework of EDKK project begins

One of the objectives of EDKK project, is supporting establishment and development of agricultural cooperatives. For this purpose, EDKK beneficiaries met with David Mamukelashvili, Head of targeted projects department of Agricultural Cooperatives Development Agency. The meeting was attended by the target groups from six settlements of Kvemo Kartli and Kakheti: Koda, Tsintskaro, Shaumiani. Bolnisi, Dmanisi

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Trainings for parents and teachers of Young Farmers Centers’ students within the framework of EDKK project

RDFG started trainings for parents and teachers of YFC students within the framework of EDKK project. The trainings aim to give its participants complete information about Young Farmer Centers and encourage them to support and assist children’s involvement in YFCs. “With this initiative we would like to support the sustainability of the centers. The project

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New community project application process has started within the framework of EDKK

Within the framework of EDKK project, implemented by RDFG,  second phase of community project application process has started. Koda, Tsintskaro, Shaumiani, Dmanisi and Sagarejo Young Farmer Center’s students have another chance to contribute in solving their community problems. The EDKK team organized a workshop to inform and motivate them. The workshop was hosted by the

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Sagarejo YFC students visited young bio farmer

Within the framework of “Look and Learn” campaign, Nodar Latibashvili, young bio farmer hosted the children of Sagarejo Young Farmers Center. Nodar lives in straw bale house near Sagarejo. During the visit, YFC students had an opportunity to learn about the benefits of straw bale eco house. Straw remains after harvesting different cereals and It’s

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Young Farmers Centers (YFC) at the open house event of Agricultural University of Georgia

Students of RDFG Young Farmers Centers from EDKK project attended the open house event of Agricultural University of Georgia. They received information about the programs of the faculty of Agricultural and Natural sciences. Besides the presentations of laboratories, there were discussions about current and important issues in agricultural field. Students also had an excursion at

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EDKK project beneficiaries learned about new achievements in berry production and realization

“Look and Learn” is a new campaign of EDKK project, that aims to raise awareness of beneficiary-farmers with trainings, meetings and visiting Demo Plots. Trough the campaign, there was a first activity in Gurjaani city, where project beneficiaries attended the meeting about berry planting, producing and selling. The activity was organized by Georgian Berry Growers’

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RDFG award for contribution in Healthy Lifestyle Campaign

On December 19th, RDFG was awarded for its contribution in “Healthy Lifestyle Popularization at Schools” project. The event took place in “Fabrica” and was attended by the organizers, partners, participants and volunteers of the project. With RDFG involvement, there were planting activities in 5 school yards of Kakheti and Kvemo Kartli  regions. The schools were

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Creating new Demo Plots through EDKK project

RDFG starts new phase of creating Demo Plots. Into the framework of ongoing EDKK project Demo Plots has already been created in Bolnisi, Koda, Shaumiani, Sagarejo, Dmanisi and Tsintskaro. For now, there are 16 Demo Plots equipped with modern technologies, were beneficiaries planted berries and placed modern beehives. They’ve already received and marketed their first

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