Social & Economic Development

EU and AFD, in partnership with RDFG, launched a new ENPARD project to support small-scale commercial farms and cooperatives in Georgia

On October 3, 2019, the 4-year ENPARD project Finance & Extension & Cooperative Development for Georgian Farmers (FinExCoop Georgia) was launched. The project aiming to improve access to finance and agricultural extension services by small farms and cooperatives in Georgia is funded by EU and L’Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) with a total budget of

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Within the framework of the project V4 Rural Development Experience for Sustainable Growth, experts from Slovak NGO Ekopolis visited the Tetritskaro Municipality

On September 27-28, 2019, within the framework of the project V4 Rural Development Experience for Sustainable Growth, funded by the International Visegrad Fund, experts from Slovak NGO Ekopolis visited the Tetritskaro Municipality to support the European-Union-funded project Rural Development for Sustainable Growth in the Tetritskaro Municipality. The Ekopolis experts held four trainings over the course

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Within the USAID Zrda Activity, RDFG is announcing for the participation in the II phase of the Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program

Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) within the USAID Zrda Activity in Georgia is announcing for the participation in the II phase of the Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program (Program) aiming to strengthen rural youth through entrepreneurship. Within the program, at least 3 winner business projects will be selected by the Grant Selection Committee and

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Journalists from EaP countries visited the EU-supported rural development projects in Tetritskaro Municipality

On September 17, 2019, within the framework of the project “Rural Development for Sustainable growth in the Tetritskaro Municipality”, journalists from the Eastern Partnership and the European Union countries visited the EU-supported rural development projects implemented by the Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) in the Tetritskaro Municipality. The guests met with the representatives

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RDFG beneficiaries participated in the Cultural Heritage Forum in the city of Tetritskaro

On September 15, 2019, Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) beneficiaries participated in the Cultural Heritage Forum held in the city of Tetritskaro. The main purpose of the event was to engage the society and business sector in the protection and patronage of the cultural heritage sites of Georgia. Within the forum, the exhibitions

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Within the Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program, 5 winner projects were awarded grants

On September 7, 2019, within the closing ceremony of the I phase of the Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program held in Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA), the grant selection committee evaluated presented 14 entrepreneurial business ideas and selected 5 winner projects who were awarded grants: 10 000 GEL, 6 000 GEL, 6 462 GEL, 3

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Tetritskaro Local Action Group together with Lagodekhi and Borjomi LAGs visited Latvia

On August 21-25, 2019, within the TNC project “Horse Industry: Possibilities Today and in Future”, Tetrirskaro Local Action Group (LAG) together with Lagodekhi and Borjomi LAGs visited Latvia to meet with the representatives of the Latvian LAG. The main purpose of the event was to share the Latvian experience of organizing and developing the horse

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Within the memorandum signed by RDFG and GCCI, RDFG visited the Guria region

On August 20, 2019, within the framework of the memorandum signed by the Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) and Georgian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Vano Grigolashvili, RDFG chairman met with Zurab Nasaraia, a State Representative in Guria. Within the meeting organized by the GCCI Guria and the initiative group Agile Guria,

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Within the Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program, the project participants attended the intensive training sessions at the Boot Camp

On July 31-August 5, 2019, in the framework of the Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program, the authors of 17 entrepreneurial ideas were invited to the one week Boot Camp in Bazaleti where they attended the intensive training sessions and worked on turning their own ideas into the business projects. In the framework of the Boot Camp,

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RDFG signed a memorandum of cooperation with the National Bank of Georgia

On July 31, 2019, Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) signed a memorandum of cooperation with the National Bank of Georgia which aims to raise awareness of financial education among youth. The document was signed by Vano Grigolashvili, RDFG chairman and Koba Gvenetadze, the president of the National Bank of Georgia. One of the

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