U.S. Ambassador Richard Norland joined Minister of Environmental Protection Khatuna Gogaladze and representatives from environmental ministries in Armenia and Azerbaijan at the South Caucasus Conference on Sustainability and Watershed Management on June 3rd at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Tbilisi. The conference brought together a broad spectrum of stakeholders from three South Caucasus countries to discuss the sustainability of integrated watershed management approaches, including best practices, limitations and challenges, and lessons learned from experiences in the field.
On Saturday, May 25 USAID’s New Economic Opportunities (NEO) Initiative and the Berry and Fruit Cultures Development Association hosted the Samegrelo Strawberry Festival in Zugdidi, Georgia. This First Annual Strawberry Festival displayed strawberries harvested in Samegrelo and served as a meeting point for strawberry buyers and sellers all over Georgia.
The U.S. Government-supported Hydropower Investment Promotion Project (HIPP) held a two-day Cross-Border Electricity Trading Conference to promote private sector led development of the Georgian clean energy industry on May 15 and 16, 2013 in Tbilisi. U.S. Embassy Chargé d'affaires Bridget Brink and Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Georgia Kakha Kaladze made remarks to open the conference.
On Tuesday May 14, 2013 at 12:00 U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Stephen M. Haykin welcomed students and energy companies to a job fair entitled “Energy Education Programs to Support the Workforce in Energy Sector” at Georgian Technical University The job fair is supported by USAID’s New Applied Technology Efficiency and Lighting Initiative (NATELI II) Education Grants Program and aims to develop study programs in the energy sector.
Last updated: March 13, 2014