FAO holds fruit tree pruning training for Georgian farmers and nursery representatives


FAO holds fruit tree pruning training for Georgian farmers and nursery representatives

03/12/2020

The FAO training included both theoretical and practical parts

About 50 Georgian farmers and nursery representatives underwent a three-day training on the proper pruning of fruit trees.

The training, which took place in the territory of the Gori Municipality (Shida Kartli region, Eastern Georgia), was organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO within the framework of the EU-funded Innovation Project for the Competitiveness of the Private Sector in Georgia.

According to the FAO representative office in Georgia, the training included both theoretical and practical parts. Practical modules were conducted in apple, pear and cherry orchards.

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This was the first such training within the framework of this project, in the future it is planned to conduct similar training in various regions of the country, the FAO representative office said.

FAO Project Coordinator Javier Sans Alvarez noted that “the FAO and the European Union will continue to support Georgian farmers, producers and specialists in agricultural extention through trainings, seminars and various publications in order to deepen their knowledge and improve economic systems.”

“An innovative project for the competitiveness of the private sector in Georgia” was launched in 2019 and will last until 2023. The main objective of the project, which consists of several components, is to facilitate the introduction of a certification system for planting material in Georgia. This project is part of the EU4Business initiative.

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