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SmartVille Portal for Improving Local Business Environment – the Tetritskaro LAG with the Support of the RDFG Launches a New Project

The Tetritskaro Local Action Group (LAG) launches a new project SmartVille that is based on the Association Rural Development for Future Georgia’s (RDFG) model of the smart village portal. The SmartVille project aims to improve the local business environment including access to financial literacy learning engines and finding the source, tourism-related value chains through their

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Newsletter June – September 2020

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The Last Phase of the Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program – Another 4 Winner Projects were Announced

September 5, 2020 – within the closing ceremony of the phase III 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 4 winner projects. Within the program, local entrepreneurship training sessions have been conducted for more than 100 young

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The Importance of the Emergency Management System – RDFG DRR Center Meets with the Representatives of the Parliament, the Government, and the UNDP

UNDP, with financial support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), assists the Government of Georgia to adopt a proactive integrated climate risk management (CRM) approach centered around risk reduction, prevention, and preparedness through the establishment of a multi-hazard early warning system and an enhanced use of climate information in planning and decision-making across all sectors.

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17 Young People from the USAID Zrda Activity’s 9 Target Municipalities Participated in the Intensive Bootcamp in Kakheti

On July 11-18, 2020, 17 young people (authors of 15 business project proposals) from 9 municipalities of Georgia participated in the intensive Bootcamp at Chateau Mosmieri, in the village of Kisiskhevi near Telavi, Kakheti region. The Bootcamp implemented in the framework of the Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program was focused on assisting project beneficiaries with the

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RDFG DRR Center Participates in Elaboration of Legal and Institutional Framework for Multi-Hazard Early Warning System and Climate Information in Georgia

UNDP, with financial support from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), assists the Government of Georgia to adopt a proactive integrated climate risk management (CRM) approach centered around risk reduction, prevention, and preparedness through the establishment of a multi-hazard early warning system and an enhanced use of climate information in planning and decision-making across all sectors.

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RDFG DRR Center Continues Working on Emergency Plans with the Representatives of the Akhmeta and Tsalka Municipalities

June 2020 – Association Rural Development for Future Georgia’s (RDFG) Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Center continues working on emergency management plans in the USAID Zrda Project target municipalities – for this purpose, within this month, Shota Kublashvili, RDFG Emergency Management and Disaster Risk Reduction expert visited Akhmeta and Tsalka municipalities. The main purpose of the

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40 Young People from the Borjomi and Aspindza Municipalities Have Undergone Electronic VET Trainings During COVID-19

Spring 2020 – the period of a pandemic caused by the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) turned out to be especially fruitful for the school students in the Borjomi and Aspindza municipalities. As Mariam Zazadze, Association Rural Development for Future Georgia’s (RDFG) certified career consultant tells us, Vocational Education Trainings (VET) were conducted in

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17 Young People from the Zugdidi Municipality Participated in Local Remote Trainings of the Youth Entrepreneurship Program

Zugdidi, June 13-15, 2020 – Regional Youth Entrepreneurship Program supported by the USAID Zrda Activity in Georgia has reached its final stage – due to the spread of the COVID-19, the local trainings of the program’s phase III have been carried out remotely. The trainers earlier certified by the Association Rural Development for Future Georgia

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RDFG Chairman Was Elected as a Member of the Central Asia Regional Advisory Group (RAG) and GNDR National Focal Point for Georgia

10 June, 2020 – It is with great honor to inform you that Association Rural Development for Future Georgia’s (RDFG) chairman, Vano Grigolashvili was elected as a member of the Central Asia Regional Advisory Group (RAG) and GNDR National Focal Point for Georgia for the period of 2020-2024. The Global Network of Civil Society Organizations

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