EaPTC Azerbaijan – Georgia Awarded Grant Projects

Civil society for development and cooperation: increasing tourism potential in the bordering regions of Azerbaijan and Georgia

Total duration14 months
Location(s) of the actionGanja-Gazakh and Kvemo Kartli regions
Total budget203,442.40€
EU financing182,691.30€
Name of the applicantKoda Community Education Center
Contact personGalina Oqropiridze

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IDP Settlement, Village Koda, Tetritskaro Municipality, Georgia

+995591410274

madonaoqropiridze@yahoo.com

www.gaen.org.ge

Partner

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Ganja Regional Women’s Center Public Union

Maleyka Alizade


drop-2/ h-5. Mukhtar str., Ganja, AZ 2003, Azerbaijan

+994 50 346 22 68

regionalwomen@yahoo.com


Summary of the action


Objectives of the action
  • To improve living conditions on both sides of the border by developing joint solutions for common social and economic development challenges in the region;
  • To contribute to the development of cross-border synergies in the tourism sector.
Target groups
  • New and existing hospitality businesses in Ganja-Gazakh and Kvemo Kartli regions;
  • Service providers: local entrepreneurs, hotels, restaurants, tour
  • Operators;
  • Local public authorities and civil society organizations;
  • Youth and ethnic minorities.
Main activities
  • Setting up an Information Center and a common database;
  • Conducting trainings;
  • Implementing extensive promotion activities;
  • Conducting pilot tours in the bordering regions between Ganja-Gazakh and Kvemo Kartli, so that they can be included in the international tourism routes in the future;
  • Creation of employment opportunities in the sector for youth;
  • Enrolment of youth in all aspects of the project.
Project results
  • Improved social and economic situation in the target regions;
  • Improved access to tourism attractions and facilities of the cross-border region;
  • Enhanced public awareness of tourism opportunities;
  • Increased capacity of local authorities and civil society organizations to efficiently manage the tourism potential of the target regions;
  • Improved cross-border cooperation between key stakeholders in Azerbaijan and Georgia.

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