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.
On May 11, at 11:00 a.m., USAID Mission Director Mr. Stephen M. Haykin joined Mr. Aluda Goglichidze, the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia and Ms. Marina Ushveridze, Applied Civic Education and Teacher Training Program Director to open the Second National Fair-Conference of the Civics Teachers’ Forum at the Tbilisi Expo Georgia.
Last updated: November 19, 2013