Independence Day of Georgia in Akhalkalaki

During celebrating Independence Day of Georgia, representatives of Akhalkalaki Local Action Group (LAG) met the population at Javakheti National Park. Ecology and Environmental Protection is one of the most crucial directions of Akhalkalaki Strategy. Staff of Javakheti National Park Administration delivered remarkable seminar regarding the importance of protected areas for the region, they discussed the meaning of arranging Eco Clubs and educational seminars for the adults as well. LAG takes the initiative to organize various information seminars and Clean-Up campaigns for the students and pupils in order to raise Environmental Awareness.

The Project “Promoting a New Rural Development Approach in Akhalkalaki” is implemented by the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs and Georgian Rural Development Department (GRDD/GIPA). Project partners are Mercy Corps, ELVA and West Cork Development Partnership. Project is financed in the framework of European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD).