Farmers of Koda and Shaumiani IDP settlements attended Seed fair held through the EDKK project. RDFG agro-consultants informed the attendees about modern agro technologies, fruit plants and new breeds.
The certified seed supplier companies, like Agronet, Agroinvest, Passiflora, Syngenta, Agrokartli and Davit Kakashvili nursing garden were invited to participate in the Seed Fair. They introduced modern means of keeping and caring of plants and offered reduced price about seeds and fruit plants to local farmers.
At the end of the day farmers who attended the seed fair were gifted with some seeds and plants by the EDKK staff.
Besides Koda and Shaumiani Seed fair will be held in Tsintskaro, Dmanisi, Bolnisi and Sagarejo.
Main objective of the project Economic Development through Agricultural Assistance for IDP Farmers in Kvemo Kartli and Kakheti regions (EDKK) is to contribute to the poverty reduction and the social inclusion of the IDP families in Georgia focusing on creation of a strong and competitive rural production, processing and marketing sector that contributes to the economic development and employment. A two-year project is funded by German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and supported by World Vision Germany.