Closing Conference: Support Traditional Livelihood in Tusheti

Evzen Divis

On October 30, 2018, Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia hosted the closing ceremony of conference of the project "Supporting Traditional Livelihood in Tusheti", funded by the Czech Development Agency in the hotel "Babaneuri Marani" in Akhmeta municipality.

Local products and handicrafts were presented on the exhibitionThe Conference was officially opened by the Head of mission Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia Ekaterine Meskhrikadze, charge d’’affaires a.i. Embassy of Czech Republic in Georgia Jiri Preclik and Regional Director of Caritas Czech Republic for Central Asia, Georgia and Balkans Evzen Divis.

The project “Supporting Traditional Livelihood Systems in Tusheti” was launched in 2015 with the purpose of supporting sustainable development of Tusheti region, increased income for farmers through diversification of traditional production and offering alternative economic activities. 
Local products and handicrafts were presented on the exhibitionDuring the implementation of Supporting Traditional Livelihood Systems in Tusheti project, CCRG worked closely with organizations including Municipality of Akhmeta, LEPL Scientific-Research Centre of Agriculture, GIZ/IBIS, RECC, Association of Friends of Protected Areas of Tusheti.

In parallel to conference, the exhibition of the project beneficiaries was organized in the yard of the Hotel. Local products and handicrafts were presented on the exhibition. 
The event participants were able to see and taste the products.