Regular Meeting on “Growing Berries Project”
On October 8, 2018 Governor Tabatadze conducted regular meeting in Chiatura and Kharagauli municipalities about “Growing Berries Project”. He met with around 50 urban residents and provided them with detailed information about the project. There were Deputy Governor Besik Gopodze and the Head of the Imereti Regional Division of the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia - Rusudan Dzidzishvili at the meeting. The project “Plant the Future” is oriented towards development of agriculture and it incorporates regular consultations of the shareholders.
The meeting was focused on the changes were implemented in the state project "Plant the Future". A new sub-component "berry crops" was added to the co-financing component of nursery gardens, which considers financing of blueberry, blackberry and raspberry intensive gardens in the specific geographical areas of Georgia
The sub-component provides financial support for the perennial berry plants, arrangement of irrigation system and / or purchasing materials for gardening. Within the scope of the gardens’ component, 100% of the cost of saplings and material for gardening will be financed in case of purchasing saplings at the local market as well as in the case of their import, 100 % of the cost of installation of the drip irrigation system will be financed on the agricultural land plots
Similar meetings will be held in 4 more municipalities in the coming days.