Social & Economic Development

RDFG is Announcing for the Participation in the Final Phase of the Youth Entrepreneurship Program

Due to the the state of emergency aiming to prevent the spread of Covid-19, program participation dates have changed: Registration deadline: instead of March 31, April 22. Local trainings: instead of April 4-5, April 25-26. Boot Camp: instead of May 3-10, May 24-31 Please note that if the current situation in the country does not

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VET Training Assisting Rural Youth in Making Professional Choices

Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) started conducting vocational educational trainings for the youth living in different regions of Georgia. Specially prepared trainers help young people to make decisions about their educational and professional choice, assist them in managing their careers. Professional Orientation and Career Guidance Project aims at raising awareness about vocational education

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Organizational Health and Safety Course for the Tetritskaro Municipality Residents

On February 13, 2020, the participants of the Organizational Health and Safety Course (OHS) were awarded certificates. The course was organized by the Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) and it was a part of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) component of the EU-funded project Rural Development for Sustainable Growth of the Tetritskaro

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Czech Republic’s Environmental and Social Development Practices for Sustainable Growth of the Tetritskaro Municipality

On January 20-26, 2020, Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) in the framework of the project V4 Rural Development Experience for Sustainable Growth, hosted the project partner Fórum Ochrany Přírody that provided technical assistance for grant recipients in two phases. In the first phase, they have provided virtual consultations to recently selected grant recipients,

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ToT for the RDFG Staff Engaged in TVET and Young Farmers Centers’ Component Implementation

On December 9-13, 2019, within the Visegrad-funded project V4 Rural Development Experience for Sustainable Growth, Katalin Czippan, the representative of the Cz&K Consulting from Hungary provided a consultancy and ToT training for the Association Rural Development for Future Georgia’s (RDFG) staff members engaged in TVET and Young Farmers Centers’ component implementation. Within the event, Katalin

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Grant for Implementing an Entrepreneurial Idea – Another 5 Winners of the Youth Project were Announced

On December 14, 2019, within the closing ceremony of the II phase of the Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program held in Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA), the Grant Selection Committee evaluated presented entrepreneurial business ideas and announced 5 winner projects. Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program is being implemented by the Association Rural Development for Future Georgia

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GALAG is Recognized as a Member of ELARD – The Historical Moment Takes Place in Portugal

This year’s ELARD annual meeting held in Portugal was especially important for Georgia as after lots of efforts the Georgian Association of Local Action Groups (GALAG) was recognized as a member of the European LEADER Association for Rural Development (ELARD). The mentioned event that took place in the city of Amarante, at the LEADER /CLLD

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RDFG launches Professional Orientation and Career Guidance Project

Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) launches Professional Orientation and Career Guidance Project aiming at raising awareness about vocational education and career growth among school students (14-18 years old, at least 350 young people). The specific object of the Project is to help young people to make decisions about their educational and professional choice,

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Visegrad countries’ Experience for the RDFG VET Programme (ToT)

On March 18-22, 2020, within the framework of the project V4 Rural Development Experience for Sustainable Growth, Visegrad Fund master trainer will conduct training for the RDFG team members, who will then teach the staff of local TVET institutions (approximately 25 teachers) working on training and retraining of the local population. The teachers who receive

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Visegrad Countries’ Experience for the RDFG Young Farmers’ Centers (ToT)

On March 18-22, 2020, within the framework of the project V4 Rural Development Experience for Sustainable Growth, Visegrad Fund master trainer will conduct training (ToT) for Young Farmers’ Centers (YFC) trainers, Association Rural Development for Future Georgia’s (RDFG) two staff members. The final purpose of the activity is disseminating information amongst youth about environmental awareness,

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