June 1, 2016
On 26 April 2016, within the framework of the ENPARD Communication Unit (ECU) Phase II, Action Georgia organised the ENPARD Coordination Workshop in Tbilisi. This initial planning and coordination event involved all ENPARD stakeholders. The senior representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia, Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia (MoA), Agricultural Cooperatives Development Agency (ACDA), National Food Agency (NFA) and Georgian Farmers’ Association (GFA) attended the workshop. Additionally, the programme and PR managers of the ENPARD implementing partner organisations – Mercy Corps, People in Need, Care, Oxfam, FAO, Evoluxer and UNDP – discussed the communication strategy developed by the ENPARD team for agriculture and rural development. Action Georgia Team Leader, Tamar Khuntsaria, presented the Communication Strategy and Action Plan for 2016-2018, as well as the integrated calendar of ENPARD partners’ major events in 2016. Maia Chitaia, Action Georgia Country Director and the PR expert of the project, discussed the communication rules to be respected throughout the project. The ENPARD Communication Unit Phase II project, awarded to Action Georgia after the successful implementation of the first phase of the project, will run until March 2018.