ENPARD – Cooperation for Rural Prosperity in Georgia is announcing second grant competition scheme for business-oriented smallholder farmers groups and agricultural cooperatives

 



ENPARD – Cooperation for Rural Prosperity in Georgia is announcing second grant competition scheme for business-oriented smallholder farmers groups and agricultural cooperatives in order to select the best business ideas from the target municipalities of the project: Senaki, Khobi, Abasha, Lanchkhuti, Ozurgeti, Chokhatauri and Tsageri. In this occasion the competition is open as well to Lentekhi farmers groups and agricultural cooperatives.

 

The competition will be carried out in several phases. Throughout the first phase of the grant competition the farmers groups and agricultural cooperatives with the best business ideas (60 through the whole project) will be short-listed to participate in the trainings in business planning  and organizational development and will receive technical advices from agricultural experts. This will enable them to get ready proper business plans and participate in the next phase of the competition. As a result of the second phase, farmers groups/agricultural cooperatives with the best business plans (40 through the whole project) will be selected for receiving co-finance and technical support from ENPARD-Cooperation for Rural Prosperity in Georgia.

 

The grant competition 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 models of business-oriented smallholder farmer groups.

 

Deadline for submission of the Best Business Ideas for the first phase:

BEFORE 18 pm on December 29, 2014.

 


 

  

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