I am a WomanA choir conductor, a farmer, an entrepreneur and a wheelchair fencer - they are all women who change the world in their own way.
His Blueberry DaysThe Mikeladze blueberry plot is one of the first attempts in Ajara to set up an agricultural cooperative. With assistance from EU and UNDP, local farmers are trying the idea weighing the risks and benefits.
From Small BeginningsDali Chilachava fled from her home village in Abkhazia in 1993 when the first conflict broke up. Now she lives in Samegrelo, a region of Georgia that shelters more than 80,000 displaced.
Seeds of KnowledgeMusa Usmanov is a refugee from Chechnya. Musa makes a living by fixing shoes, but he dreams of starting his own cattle farm in the near future.
Building Better FutureThe Batumi Business Incubator is a part of UNDP’s ongoing effort to boost economic development in the region and assist small and medium businesses throughout the most vulnerable cycle of their development.
Connecting Lives with Agriculture“Blueberry farming was new in our village. People were doubtful when we started. But now, as they see our field blooming, they feel much keener to follow our example,” “says Tengiz Mikeladze from Ajara.
Life on the EdgeDozens of villages that border the conflict divide with South Ossetia suffer from a range of problems including security, decaying infrastructure, poor social services and growing poverty.
Business for PeopleBusiness Incubator in Batumi offers local companies vital support at the most vulnerable cycle – early stage development.