Community Development

Small Business Support Project

The project aimed at improving locals’ income generating capacities through training and providing small grants to start family business. Trainings were conducted for residents living within the Shuakhevi Project area. Trainees received theoretical and practical skills to start and develop small-scale family businesses. Within the scope of the project 21 business cases were selected for funding. Read more

Livelihood Restoration Projects for the Affected Households

Livelihood restoration program in agriculture targeted only Project Affected Persons (PAPs).  The intension was to assist PAPs to acquire modern farming techniques and this way increase effectiveness of their productivity. 

The livelihood restoration program covered the following directions:

– Beekeeping – training on beekeeping practices, health and safety

– Diversification on animal rearing – training on efficient techniques on cow rearing and health and safety

– Nut production – training on efficient techniques of production. Read more

Goderdzi Alpine Botanic Garden

For the development and diversification of rural tourism and economy in mountainous Ajara creating sustainable work, educational and market opportunities for local inhabitants, Batumi Botanical Garden with the support of other private and governmental parties will create Alpine Botanical Garden at the Goderdzi, Khulo in order to maintain locally specific varieties of plants and important species for the conservation of the unique eco diversity of Ajara highlands. AGL represents one of the parties in the Project and within it Social Responsibility Policy takes obligation to support co-financing the project over three years and this way support development of rural tourism in the region. Read more 

Retrenchment Program for Workers

Due to the end of construction activities AGL commenced Former Workers Assistance Program together with local partner organizations. The program aimed at providing former workers an opportunity to get new skills and qualifications to be competitive in labour market. Workers selected courses according to their interests, these were accounting, English language and computer skills. Severely affected landowners who lost 50% of their plots were also involved in this program. 22 locals were trained in accounting and 68 persons undertook English Language and Computer skills courses.  Read more

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    Adjaristsqali Georgia LLC is a special purpose vehicle set up to develop the hydropower resources on the Adjaristsqali River and its tributaries, in the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, in South Western Georgia. AGL is a joint venture between India’s Tata Power and Norway's Clean Energy Invest, and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group. IFC has supported the project since its early development, through IFC InfraVentures, which is an early stage project developer launched by IFC.


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