The European Union (EU) is supporting agriculture and rural development in Georgia through its ENPARD Programme the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development., Implemented since 2013 with a total budget of EUR 179.5 million, the main goal of the ENPARD programme in Georgia, is to provide economic opportunities in rural areas and to reduce poverty. More information on ENPARD is available at: www.enpard.ge.
Implementing partner AFD
Agence Francaise de Développement (AFD) is an inclusive public financial institution and the main actor in France’s development policy. AFD works in many sectors – agriculture, energy, health, biodiversity, water, digital technologies and its actions are fully in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In 2018, it earmarked EUR 11.4bn to finance development projects worldwide.
AFD’s commitment in Georgia was first materialized in 2016. Since then, AFD and the Government of Georgia have established a flourishing collaboration with an active portfolio of EUR 250 million of engagements.