Signature of memorandum of understanding for “FinExcoop” between ARDA and AFD

Signature of memorandum of understanding for “FinExcoop” between ARDA and AFD

  • Posted by Tornike Metskhvarishvili
  • On February 6, 2020

On the 6th of February in MEPA ( Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture ) was held signature of memorandum for FinExCoop Georgia between AFD and ARDA (agricultural and Rural Development Agency) . The event was attended by representatives from AFD, from FinEXCoop Georgia, form ministry of agriculture and ARDA, representatives from Mercy Corps and RDFG, and EU representative.

Welcoming remarks were delivered by deputy ministers Ms. Khatia Tsilosani and by Mr. Giorgi Khanishvili on waht have been the main changes since the first steering committee on March of 2019. Representatives of other organisations also delivered their welcoming speech.

The main topic of the steering committee was the signing of memorandum of understanding for FineExCoop Georgia.

The purposes of this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) is to provide general support to The agriculture extension services, agricultural cooperatives and access to finance for small scale Semi-commercial farmers, as well as specific targeted support to cooperatives and financial იnstitutions at pilot level for innovative and integrated value-chain development in Georgia Within the framework of the FinExCoop project.