Clima East: Sustainable Management of Pastures in Georgia

Assistance to improve pasture management in the Vashlovani Protected Areas

Photo: Antonio di Vico/UNDP


Clima East is the initiative of the European Union to assist national governments in Eastern Neighbourhood to mitigate and adapt to the climate change by introducing innovative practices of pasture management.

In Georgia, Clima East works to improve pasture management in the Vashlovani Protected Areas. The European Union and UNDP work with the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection, and Agency for Protected Areas of Georgia to improve pasture management in the Vashlovani Protected Areas.

Results so far

  • 4,000 ha of degraded pastures and 300 ha of sheep migratory routes have been fully rehabilitated.
  • Two pilot farms have been set up, demonstrating best practices for sustainable pasture management. 
  • A water supply system is in place tp provide water to fifteen farms, greatly increasing the efficiency of farming and grazing.
  • Two automatic meteorological stations have been installed and connected to the national system. 
  • A unified veterinary service for Tush shepherds established to meet the needs of approximately 30 thousand sheep in the region.

Knowledge Products


Funded by the European Union

Contact information

Project address

6 G. Gulua Street
Tbilisi 0114 Georgia

Contact persons

Tornike Phulariani
Project National Coordinator in Georgia

Nino Antadze
Environment and Energy Team Leader


Photo: Antonio di Vico/UNDP
Photo: Antonio di Vico/UNDP
Photo: Antonio di Vico/UNDP
Photo: Antonio di Vico/UNDP
Photo: Antonio di Vico/UNDP
Photo: Antonio di Vico/UNDP



Project start date:

January 2013

Estimated end date:

December 2018

Focus area:

  • democratic governance
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Georgia

    Implementing partner:

    United Nations Development Programme

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    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • United Nations Development Pro
  • European Commission
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2017 $12,411

    2016 $183,168

    2015 $553,777

    2014 $519,795

    2013 $112,677

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