Restoring windbreaks and identifying pasture problems

On February 24, another meeting within the frames of Global Environment Facility project - "Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas" was held in Dedoplistskaro Municipality. The head of the Land Resources and Mining department of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection - Nino Chikovani, the Director of The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (REC Caucasus) - Sophiko Akhobadze and the project Manager - Ketevan Tsereteli, met with the Deputy Governor of Dedoplistskaro Municipality - Solomon Gorashvili.

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Creation of Biosphere Reserve in Kakheti Region

The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (REC Caucasus), being a partner to Michael Zuccow Foundation and Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia participates in implementation of the project for establishment of biosphere reserves in Kakheti region since 2016 and is actively involved in planning next steps with project partners. For this purpose, in February-March 2017, joint meetings have been organized in the target municipalities of Kakheti (Telavi, Gurjaani, Signaghi, Dedoplistskaro, Akhmeta) region

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Ecoagriculture concept framework in Dedoplistskharo Municip.

Within the frames of two project: "Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus", IBIS, financed by BMZ and conducted by GIZ, and “Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for Mitigating Land Degradation and Contributing to Poverty Reduction in Rural Areas (SLMRA)", financed by Global Environmental Facility (GEF), implemented by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) executed by Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia trough Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC), the joint visit was organized in Dedoplistskharo Municipality on March 15, 2017.

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On November 2-3, 2017, in Mestia Municipality, The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (RECC) has conducted Technical Assistance (TA) within the frames of the project - "Livable Urban Areas: Integrated Urban Plans for Balanced Regional Development"
November 15, 2017
On October 30-31, 2017, in Zugdidi Municipality, The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (RECC) has conducted Technical Assistance (TA) within the frames of the project - "Livable Urban Areas: Integrated Urban Plans for Balanced Regional Development"
November 15, 2017
On October 23, 2017, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia hosted “the discussion on sustainable windbreaks management concept", organized by REC Caucasus
October 23, 2017
On October 17, 2017, in Tbilisi, "Gallery Palace" Hotel, The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (RECC) organized validation workshop within the frames of the project - "Generating Economic and Environmental Benefits from Sustainable Land Management (SLM) for Vulnerable Rural Communities of Georgia"
October 18, 2017
On September 22, 2017, The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus organized a meeting in Telavi Administrative Building with the Head of Special Purpose Association BR Bliesgau (Germany) - Dr. Theophil Gallo
September 28, 2017
On Wednesday, 13 September, UNCCD COP 13 delegates convened in a morning plenary meeting of the COW to consider: implementation of the comprehensive communication strategy and the UN Decade for Deserts and the Fight against Desertification (2010-2020)
September 18, 2017
From August 13 - 20, 2017, by the initiative of the Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (RECC) and Michael Succow Foundation (MSF) and the support of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia and Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF), the Study Tour was conducted in Germany and Czech Republic
September 18, 2017
The Government of Georgia has obtained financing from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) towards financing the cost of the Agricultural Modernisation, Marketing Access and Resilience Project (AMMAR) in Georgia. The AMMAR is being implemented by the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA)
August 1, 2017
World Day to Combat Desertification, 2017 was celebrated in Georgia by focusing on most important point of Land Degradation Neutrality issue. This year’s slogan was “Our land. Our home. Our Future”.
June 21, 2017
On June 14, at the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection, Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (RECC) organized workshop on development of windbreaks management policy framework
June 16, 2017
The representatives of Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (RECC) and the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia gathered on June 13 to visit Signaghi Municipality
June 15, 2017
Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (RECC) in partnership with Michael Succow Foundation and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources protection of Georgia, within the frames of UNESCO programme - Man and Biosphere, implements one-year preparatory project
May 31, 2017
Up to 55 decision makers from Kakheti and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti regions gathered to present the results of the feasibility study reports for Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) in above-mentioned regions. The meeting was organized in Tbilisi, at the Hotel ROOMS, on May 17, 2017
May 19, 2017
About 30 media representatives from three South Caucasus Countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia“ took part in the “Media Workshop for environmental journalists on land degradation neutrality (LDN) target setting in South Caucasus”, jointly organized by REC Caucasus, GiZ and UNCCD, United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification
May 8, 2017
Within the frames of the project "Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas”, funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), United Nations Programme (UNEP) and executed by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia
April 26, 2017
RECP Demonstration project is implemented within EaP GREEN programme financially supported by the European Union and other bilateral donors, and is jointly implemented by UNIDO. In Armenia RECP Demonstration project is implemented by Regional Environmental Center for Caucasus
April 19, 2017
The project “Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas” is 3 year project (2016_2019) initiated by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resource protection of Georgia and financed by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF)
April 19, 2017
Within the frames of the project “Generating Economic and Environmental Benefits from Sustainable Land Management for Vulnerable Rural Communities of Georgia”, on April 10, 2017, in Gori, at 10:30, in Gori Governor Building Conference Hall, Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC) organized inception workshop
April 11, 2017
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Who We Are
The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus - REC Caucasus is a non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal person to work for environment and sustainable development in the Caucasus region.
REC Caucasus is a unique and only regional organisation in South Caucasus.
REC Caucasus assists the Caucasus states in solving environmental problems and supports in building the civil society through promotion of public participation in the decision-making process, development of free exchange of information and encouragement of cooperation at national and regional level among NGOs, governments, businesses, local communities and all other stakeholders.
REC Caucasus Regional and National Offices
Regional Office in Tbilisi, Georgia
76c, Ilia Chavchavadze Ave, 3rd floor, 0162 Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel/Fax +995 32 2253649 / +995 32 2253648
National Office in Yerevan, Armenia
7, Aygestan Street, Building 2, 0010 Yerevan, Armenia
Tel/Fax: +374 10 574743, www.rec-caucasus.am
National Office in Baku, Azerbaijan
100a, B. Agayev Street, 1073 Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel: + 994 12 4924173, www.rec-azerbaijan.az
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