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UNDP and partners devote $700k to supporting entrepreneurship in Georgia’s regions

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The FINANCIAL — As the pandemic pushes Georgia’s economy into recession, with the severe job and income losses, local entrepreneurship and economic initiatives are key to protecting incomes of rural communities and bolstering their resilience to the crisis. To support economic recovery in Georgia’s regions, UNDP has committed USD 700,000 to promising local economic and social initiatives in four targeted regions. The assistance is part of a broader programme for regional and local development funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the Austrian Development Agency (ADC) and the Government of Georgia. Representatives of UNDP and the Ministry of Regional…

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UNDP and partners devote $700k to supporting entrepreneurship in Georgia’s regions

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The FINANCIAL — As the pandemic pushes Georgia’s economy into recession, with the severe job and income losses, local entrepreneurship and economic initiatives are key to protecting incomes of rural communities and bolstering their resilience to the crisis. To support economic recovery in Georgia’s regions, UNDP has committed USD 700,000 to promising local economic and…

UNDP and EU boost support for industrial reforms in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Up to 25 representatives of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia (MEPA) and Rural Development Agency (RDA) together with UNDP consultants unveiled a plan for institutional reforms that support effective governance to plan, implement and enforce agriculture and rural development policy of Georgia in accordance with EU regulations and best…

Georgia to produce green hydrogen and manage e-waste

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The FINANCIAL — Extended Producer Responsibility in managing electronic waste was discussed on September 21 at an online conference convened by the UNDP and the Government of Sweden in cooperation with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia. Representatives discussed the challenges and benefits associated with sustainable waste management, the legal framework needed…