Caucasus Nature Fund allocates 1 100 000 EUR to Georgian Protected Areas
26 April, 2018
Caucasus Nature Fund allocates 1 100 000 EUR to Georgian Protected Areas
8 protected Areas of Georgia will receive the grant in amount of 1, 100 000 EUR from the Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF). The grant will be allocated within the frameworks of the trilateral grant agreement signed at the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture.

As informed by the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture, Deputy Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture Giorgi Khanishvili, Acting Chairperson of the Agency of Protected Areas Valerian Mchedlidze and Executive Director of Caucasus Nature Fund George Giacomini
signed the agreement.

Within the framework of the Grant Agreement, trainings are planned to advance the qualifications of the staff of the protected areas.

Executive Director of Caucasus Nature Fund George Giacomini emphasized the importance of financial support for the people who care about nature conservation.
geotv.ge
8 protected Areas of Georgia will receive the grant in amount of 1, 100 000 EUR from the Caucasus Nature Fund

At the meeting, Deputy Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture Gela Khanishvili stressed the importance of the cooperation with international donor organizations and the support from their side in various directions.
geotv.ge
Kintrishi Strict Nature Reserve

Caucasus Nature Fund’s Executive Director George Giacomini noted the importance of the financial support for the humans who care about nature within the frames of the grant allocated to national parks and protected areas.
geotv.ge
Georgia is home to several protected areas

Georgia is home to several protected areas, which receive protection because of their environmental, cultural or similar value.

There are 14 Strict Nature Reserves, 11 National Parks, 18 Managed Nature Reserves, 40 Natural Monuments and 2 Protected Landscapes in Georgia. The national parks cover 276,724 ha.

There are 14 Strict nature Reserves in Georgia with a total area of 140.672 thousand ha, which amounts to approximately 7% of the country’s territory. The first Strict Nature Reserve was established in 1912 in Lagodekhi district.
geotv.ge
Lagodekhi Strict Nature Reserve

It is allowed to enter the protected area of such category only for educational purpose and for conducting non-manipulative scientific research.

Strict Nature Reserves are established in order to maintain nature, natural processes and genetic resources in a dynamic and pristine condition, and to conduct scientific research and studies, with a minor impact, for educational and environmental monitoring purposes.
geotv.ge
The first Strict Nature Reserve was established in 1912 in Lagodekhi district

Strict Nature Reserves in Georgia are as follwos: Kintrishi, Liakhvi, Sataplia, Mariamjvari, Tusheti, Batsara, Babaneuri, Lagodekhi, Vashlovani, Borjomi, Kobuleti, Bichvinta-Miuseri, Ritsa and Pskhu-Gumisti strict nature reserves.
geotv.ge
Machakhela National Park

National parks of Georgia are additional jewels of the country’s breathtaking nature and they represent an ideal places to visit throughout the year, especially in hot summer days. There are 11 national parks on Georgia’s territory: Borjomi-Kharagauli, Algeti, Javakheti, Kazbegi, Kolkheti, Machakhela, Mtirala (which is considered the wettest area in the country), Tbilisi, Tusheti, Vashlovani and Pshav-Khevsureti national parks.
geotv.ge
Mtirala National Park - the wettest area in Georgia

Protected areas of Georgia represent yet another reason for the locals to be proud of their incredible nature. Moreover, they are popular with tourists and foreign visitors who seek adventures and want to enjoy unforgettable landscapes of Georgia. The national reserves and protected areas boost eco-tourism and promote domestic tourism as well.

Related stories:

Georgian forests and wetlands to be included among UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Incredible nature of Mtirala National Park –The wettest area in Georgia

If you seek adventures visit Lagodekhi National Reserve

The number of visitors to Georgia's protected areas increased by 43% y/y January 2018
Print
Other Stories
What makes Georgian fashion distinctive?
Georgian fashion and designers is becoming more and more recognizable, but what makes them unique?
NDI: Majority of Georgians support EU, NATO membership
Recent poll results released by the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and CRRC Georgia revealed that the majority of respondents approve of the Government’s goal for Georgia to become a member of the European Union (EU) and NATO.
NDI: Majority of Georgians say no political party is “closest to them”
The U.S. National Democratic Institute (NDI) has today released the results of its public opinion survey. According to the survey, majority of the respondents say “no political party” is “closest to them”.
Human Rights Watch: Impunity for abuse by law enforcement officials remaines a persistent problem in Georgia
Impunity for abuse by law enforcement officials remained a persistent problem, - reads the Human Rights Watch Report 2020.
HRW 2020 report: media landscape shaken, labour law still not sufficiently regulated in Georgia
Human Rights Watch has published its 2020 report. The report includes information about media, judicial and political environment in Georgia.
British Ambassador congratulates Georgian people on Kalanda
British Ambassador to Georgia Justin McKenzie Smith congratulates Georgian people on Kalanda - Old style New Year.
Civil Aviation Agency calls on airlines registered in Georgia to refrain from using the airspace of Iran and Iraq
Georgia's Civil Aviation Agency calls on airlines registered in Georgia to refrain from using the airspace of Iran and Iraq
Georgia celebrates orthodox Christmas
Christmas in Georgia and in the Orthodox Christian countries is celebrated on the 7th of January. Part of the celebration is traditional Alilo March.
Mayor Kakha Kaladze switches on Christmas Tree in Tbilisi
Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze opened main Christmas tree in Tbilisi on the 25th of December. The tree was made in Milan and costs 304 848 Euros.
Pope Francis invites Georgian Patriarch Ilia II to Vatican
Pope Francis has sent a letter to Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II and commemorated the Patriarch's hospitality during his visit to Georgia three years ago.
Death of 15 years old Luka Siradze sparks controversies in Georgia
Opposition parties have issued a joint statement expressing their condolences over the death of 15 years old Luka Siradze.
Premiere of the film “And then we danced” to be held amid possible unrest
The premiere of the 2019 Swedish-Georgian drama film - And Then We Danced, directed by Levan Akin, is scheduled to be held at Tbilisi and Batumi cinemas today.
Explosion after Possible gas leak in Tbilisi
A natural gas leak is the suspected cause of an explosion that destroyed the part of a multi-storey residential building on Guramishvili Avenue in Tbilisi.
Exclusive interview with Gail Elliott
The name of Gail Elliott is known to anyone. She was among supermodels Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Helena Christensen and Claudia Schiffer in the 1990s.
Mountaineer and pioneer: Nick Erkomaishvili
In 1989 Nick Erkomaishvili and some friends agreed to guide a group of Swiss climbers to Mount Kazbek. This encounter led them to become the first Georgian tour operators. And they founded the one and only Georgian Mountain Guide School.
Police in Tbilisi detain 11 for child pornography
The Ministry of Internal Affairs has arrested 11 members of a criminal group on the charges of child trafficking and pornography.
“She had schizophrenia” – Mother of the perpetrator of the 3-year-old boy speaks out
On the 27th of August in Tbilisi an unknown woman suddenly approached to a three-year-old boy, walking with his parents and sister, and harmed his face with sharp instrument and escaped.
Dead woman found in Tbilisi
In Tbilisi suburb called Temka dead woman is found. According to unofficial information, the fire brigade was called by the neighbors.
Nik West and Niko Kandelaki publish their wedding video
Famous American singer Nik West and Georgian Niko Kandelaki got married on the 11th of May but have only just published pictures and video about their wedding.
16-year-old dies due to reanimobile technical problems
16-year-old boy, Luka Popkhadze, whose health condition worsened due to reanimobile ambulance vehicle technical problems, has died. He was in a coma for 41 days.
Crashes and explosions heard on the Rustaveli Avenue
Crashes and explosions heard on the Rustaveli Avenue,
3 year old child, stabbed by passer-by in Tbilisi, to be discharged from clinic today
The 3 years old child, who was stabbed by a passer-by, will be discharged from Zhvania Clinic today,
After ten days of filming Fast&Furious, Tbilisi citizens have something to joke about
Filming of The Fast and the Furious 10 was started on the 18th of August in Georgia (It will take part in two cities – Tbilisi and Rustavi) and will last until the 20th of September.
Guram Sudadze’s Georgian hand made cars
There are people who make cars in their garages all around the world and Georgia is no exception.
Georgian wine company “20%” against Russian occupation
Ana Gabriadze and Nika Markozashvili are Georgian entrepreneurs living in the village of Ditsi near the occupation line.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
GEL Exchange Rate
Convertor
18.01.2020
19.01.2020
USD
1
USD
2.8781
2.8781
EUR
1
EUR
3.2002
3.2002
GBP
1
GBP
3.7556
3.7556
RUB
100
RUB
4.6888
4.6888
Other Stories
World famous British singer Jessie J has decided to wear clothes made by Anouki Areshidze, Georgian designer and wife of the mayor of Tbilisi.
Bassiani, one of the most popular underground clubs not only in Georgia but throughout Europe as well, has opened today
An amazing video made in Georgia by tourists from the Philippines have gone viral on the internet.
Over the recent two days May 12-13 Tbilisi city saw a peaceful protest rally in the center of the city.
Hundreds of people took to the main street Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi to protest the raid in Tbilisi’s popular night clubs.
Two bear cubs listed as endangered on the red list were handed over to Tbilisi Zoo,
Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze and Deputy Tbilisi Mayor Ms. Sophio Khuntsaria have gifted a food stand
Pamela Anderson, famous Canadian American actress and model has appeared in the chic sunglasses by internationally acclaimed Georgian designer George Keburia.
A ski lift accident in Georgia’s eastern Gudauri resort,in particular at Sadzele 5 lift, has left 8 people with injuries.
The ski lift in Gudauri winter resort in Georgia has broke down in the aftermath of which several people have been injured.
GEL Exchange
USD
1
USD
2.8781
EUR
1
EUR
3.2002
GBP
1
GBP
3.7556
RUB
100
RUB
4.6888
January 2020
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31