Call for Proposals: For Development of Smart Villages in Georgia

The EU and UNDP are announcing the 2nd call for proposals to support a concept of 'Smart Villages' in Georgia

Posted June 21, 2021

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) are announcing the 2nd Call for Proposals for Development of “Smart Villages” in Georgia.

Responding to the pandemic recovery needs in rural areas, the Call for Proposals focuses on practical, innovative solutions that can unlock new opportunities in job and income creation while promoting active engagement of socially and economically disadvantaged groups.

Projects selected for financial support should be implemented within administrative boundaries of at least one village in the municipalities of Keda, Khulo, Borjomi, Akhalkalaki, Tetritskaro, Lagodekhi, Dedoplistskaro and/or Kazbegi.

Who can apply: LEADER/CLLD (preference given) and non-LEADER/CLLD entities are invited to apply.

For more information, visit: https://bit.ly/3goJE2d

Deadline for submissions:  10 July 2021, 18:00 (Tbilisi time)

Contact person: Liliana Gureshidze, liliana.gureshidze@undp.org

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The grant initiative is part of a broader EU-funded ENPARD programme that has been supporting agriculture and rural development in Georgia since 2013 with a total budget of EUR 179.5 million. ENPARD provides economic opportunities in rural areas, aiming to reduce poverty in Georgia. More information on ENPARD is available at www.enpard.ge