Along with USAID/Caucasus Mission Director, Stephen Haykin, on October 29th, 2014, I visited several sites of the New Economic Opportunities (NEO) project in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region.
Jonathan Katz, USAID's Deputy Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia visited Georgia during the recent municipal elections. Click here to access his blog and read about his experience in Georgia and his impressions as an election observer.
On June 25th, Stephen M. Haykin, USAID/Caucasus Mission Director, launched Promoting Gender Equality in Employment project. USAID’s Promoting Gender Equality in Employment Project is a locally-driven initiative, developed by Article 42 of the Constitution. The project will conduct training for employers, employees and youth in Tbilisi and ten regions of Georgia.
On November 17, 2013, USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah led a U.S. delegation, including USAID Assistant Administrator Paige Alexander and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Melia, attending Georgia's Presidential Inauguration of Giorgi Marvelashvili. Marvelashvili was elected in a peaceful election on October 28, 2013. Administrator Shah's official statement is below.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded CNFA a contract, valued at $19.5 million, to implement the Restoring Efficiency to Agriculture Production (REAP) in Georgia from September 2013 through September 2018. The REAP project will increase employment and income in rural areas by delivering firm-level investment and technical assistance to expand the operation of existing smallholder farmers and rural enterprises. The project will facilitate the entry of new agribusinesses and input suppliers, including machinery service providers, storage facilities, sort
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