Within the “PRAISE MARNEULI”- Climate-Resilient Agriculture Project, CENN launched farmers’ training sessions.
On March 18-19, 2022, the training session on the topic Agricultural Cooperative was concluded for farmers from Marneuli Municipality village Maradisi at Bulachauri Green Center. The training was attended by 10 farmers interested in joining and founding an agricultural cooperative.
The aim of the training was to raise the awareness of farmers on the following issues: Conceptual foundations, preconditions and history of the cooperative, Fundamental principles of the cooperative and policies to support the development of cooperatives, The registration of a cooperative organization (Charter Development, Formation of organizational structure, Working Principles), Regulatory framework analysis of the Georgian legislation.
The “PRAISE MARNEULI” project is implemented by CENN with the support of HEKS-EPER. The overall objective of the project is to support income generation opportunities of vulnerable populations in Marneuli Municipality through the development and promotion of environmentally friendly and climate-resilient agricultural (CRA) practices. The action aims to empower smallholders, entrepreneurs, women, youth, and other local actors by introducing climate-resilient agriculture best practices in correlation with the Human Rights-Based Approach (HRBA). Within the project, local farmers will have the opportunity to improve their skills, gain knowledge and share this knowledge with other farmers through field trips to regions of Georgia.