CARE International in Caucasus (CARE), Regional Development Association (RDA) and International School of Economics at TSU (ISET)
The grant competition for smallholder farmer groups and registered agricultural cooperatives
CARE International in Caucasus (CARE), Regional Development Association (RDA) and International School of Economics at TSU (ISET) are announcing a 5th scheme of the grant competition for smallholder farmer groups and registered agricultural cooperatives from 9 target municipalities in Western Georgia (Senaki, Khobi, Abasha, Lanchkhuti, Ozurgeti, Chokhatauri, Tsageri, Martvili and Lentekhi) in order to select the best business-oriented ideas. The selected farmer groups and agricultural cooperatives will participate in training sessions on business planning and management that will help them to develop the final version of their business plan and compete to receive financial and technical support from the project.
This grant is announced as part of the project “Cooperation for Rural Prosperity in Georgia”, within the framework of the EU funded European Neighborhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development in Georgia (ENPARD-Georgia) which aims to increase the efficiency of the agricultural production and income levels of farmers by promoting financially sustainable model of business-oriented smallholder farmer groups.
For more information, the interested farmer groups and cooperatives willing to participate can attend any of the informational meetings scheduled in the project target area:
Business idea application form and guideline are available on the following websites: www.rda.org.ge; www.care.org.ge, also in Regional Information and Consulting Centers of target municipalities, in the project office 8 Kakabadze st. Samtredia (TEL. +995 032 2236020) and in Guria regional office, 5 Guria st, Ozurgeti.
The deadline for the submission of Applications is 16th November 18:00.