Projects 2012

Strong Civil Society Organizations for Civil Development

Poject Goal

Improve knowledge and develop skills of regional CSO staff, in order to promote sustainability and increase efficiency and visibility of the civil society sector. In particular, transfer the specific knowledge and skills that would help to establish the cooperation between the local self-governments and communities.

Project Duration

  • 2012 year

Project Donor

Project Budget

  • 34 980 USD

Active consumers for protection of their rights

Project Goal

Improve the situation with consumers’ rights protection through the tighter control over the market executed both by consumers and by the state.

 Project Results

  • With active participation of youth, the information campaign on the food safety and consumer rights protection was organized;
  • The lecture on consumer rights protection was designed;
  • The information on inspected food products and their safety was actively disseminated through the website and social network.

Project Duration

  • 2012 – 2012 year

Project Donors

Project Budget

  • 34 780 USD

Know which food is safe

Project Goal

Improve the situation with consumers’ rights protection through the tighter control over the market executed both by consumers and by the state.

Project Results

A number of food products was inspected; the corresponding results on their safety were posted on the web-portal momxmarebeli.geand in social media.

Project Duration

  • 2012 – 2013 year

Project Donors

Project Budget

  • 29 040 USD

Encourage Georgian civil society’s participation in food safety reform: “I eat, therefore I care”

Project Goal

Strengthen and promote the food safety and consumer protection reforms in Georgia, in accordance with the European Neighborhood Policy Action Plan and specific local needs.

Project Results

  • Georgian-language information materials
  • on food safety were prepared;
  • Small grants were awarded to local CSOs;
  • Field experts provided regular consultations to the grant recipient organizations;
  • Teachers and students of public schools throughout Georgia took part in trainings on consumer rights protection.

Project Duration

  • 2012-2014 year

Project Donor

Project Budget

  • 286 588 Euro

Empowering Women for Change

Project Goal

Promote women equality and their economic empowerment in Samegrelo and Kakheti regions.

Project Results

  • Altogether 299 women were involved in both phases of the project; 50 community groups were created;
  • 60 trainings, 209 seminars and working meetings were conducted;
  • 12 study tours were organized;
  • In frames of the micro-grants component 87 projects were funded, with the total value equal to GEL 388 031

Project Duration

  • 2012 – 2017 year

Project Donor

Project Partners

Project Budget

  • 1 130 389 USD

Promoting Citizen Participation in Local Self-Government Activities in Easter Partnership Countries

Project Goal

By improving national legislation and practices, strengthen the democracy and promote citizen participation in local self-governments of Eastern Partnership Countries.

Project Duation

  • 2012 year

Project Donors

Project Budget

  • 18 000 Euro