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Agritourism development for the revival of pandemic-hit Georgian economy

Monday, June 8, 2020

Agritourism is one of the most important sources of Georgia’s regional development as well as job creation, women’s economic empowerment and financial revenue generation for mountainous districts.

A new space for women’s empowerment in Azerbaijan

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Providing effective support to disadvantaged rural women in Azerbaijan requires not only sustainability but also a physical space where women can meet.

Supporting agritourism supports rural women’s economic empowerment

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

In Georgia, the agritourism sector is mostly female-dominated. Despite its considerable potential to attract tourists to Georgia and improve life in rural communities, the sector lacks regulatory frameworks, hindering its development.

UN Women supports promotion of products made by rural women in Armenia

Sunday, September 15, 2019

For rural women entrepreneurs, experience-sharing with other producers and artisans is an important source of new ideas for future product development or access to new markets.

IDP Women Learn about Opportunities to Develop Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Friday, May 12, 2017

What business opportunities do IDP women have in Georgia’s regions? How can they start up an enterprise with little finances? These are some of the issues that IDP women discussed during a training entitled “Supporting Sustainable Entrepreneurship for IDP Women”.

Community Funds “Nefa” and “Egrisi” Facilitate Improvement of Lives in Communities and Local Population

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

UN Women’s programme team led by Country Representative Erika Kvapilova held a series of meetings with volunteers and representatives of the local Community Funds (CF) Nefa and Egrisi in the villages of Zugdidi Municipality in Samegrelo Region on 5 and 6 July 2016. With the support of UN Women and Taso Foundation, the CFs were established in 2013 by local women, the majority of whom are internally displaced persons from Abkhazia, Georgia.

Pervasive Gender Inequality in Rural Areas

Friday, April 15, 2016

Rural households that are headed by women, suffer more from poverty than those headed by men. Social and cultural barriers, a lack of kindergartens, as well as the burden of unpaid housework, prevent women from developing their skills and from generating an income.

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