On the topic “Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy” RCDA held another training in Telavi

Within the EU funded project “Civic Society Organizations Supporting Free Trade with Europe” Rural Communities Development Agency (RCDA), partner of Czech NGO “People in Need” has held scheduled training in Telavi for Civil Society Organizations and LAG’s from Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Kakheti and Kvemo Kartli, on the topic: Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy. RCDA has more than 20 years working experience in sustainable management of natural resources, utilization of renewable energy resources, waste management, supporting of women business initiatives, etc.

The training module aimed to increase participants’ awareness in the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area (DCFTA) agreement with the EU in terms of Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy issues, to enable them to further share knowledge and information to interested farmers, farmers groups and cooperatives, small farmers and general public. Topics, such as types of renewable energy, sources and local resources, the possibility of their use in Georgia, renewable energy efficiency, promotion and supporting obligations for Georgia, the legislation of renewable energy development, in terms of promotion and support (sustainable energy) and other important issues had been discussed at the training.

This project is funded by the EU and is part of the EU assistance to the Government of Georgia in the implementation of DCFTA, which will support Georgia’s integration into the EU market. The project is implemented by the Czech NGO "People in Need" (PIN) with its partner organizations: Rural Communities Development Agency (RCDA), PMC Research Center and Association "Atinati." The Georgian Alliance for Agriculture and Regional Development (GAARD) supports the efforts of civil society by means of product-specific agricultural forums at regional and national levels and enable regional SCOs engaged in agriculture and rural development access these platforms. 

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