According to the Bank's website, the project provides finances to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture to fund modernization of irrigation schemes and development of innovative agriculture production systems.
(i) strengthening the local implementation regulations and arrangements of the 2019 Law of Georgia on Water User Organizations and the 2019 Law of Georgia on Agricultural Land Ownership; (ii) reforming the state-owned enterprise, Georgian Amelioration, to transform it into a more accountable and transparent bulk water supply organization; (iii) improving reservoir management and water resources allocation; and (iv) improving approval and application processes for new irrigation tariffs
Modernization of irrigation schemes
(i) modernizing the Kvemo Samgori left main canal and (ii) modernizing the Tbisi-Kumisi irrigation system.
PROJECT CONTACT INFORMATION
Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture (MEPA)
6 Marshal Gelovani Avenue, 0159, Tbilisi, Georgia
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