Restoring windbreaks and identifying pasture problems

On February 24, another meeting within the frames of Global Environment Facility project - "Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas" was held in Dedoplistskaro Municipality. The head of the Land Resources and Mining department of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection - Nino Chikovani, the Director of The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (REC Caucasus) - Sophiko Akhobadze and the project Manager - Ketevan Tsereteli, met with the Deputy Governor of Dedoplistskaro Municipality - Solomon Gorashvili.

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Creation of Biosphere Reserve in Kakheti Region

The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (REC Caucasus), being a partner to Michael Zuccow Foundation and Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia participates in implementation of the project for establishment of biosphere reserves in Kakheti region since 2016 and is actively involved in planning next steps with project partners. For this purpose, in February-March 2017, joint meetings have been organized in the target municipalities of Kakheti (Telavi, Gurjaani, Signaghi, Dedoplistskaro, Akhmeta) region

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Ecoagriculture concept framework in Dedoplistskharo Municip.

Within the frames of two project: "Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus", IBIS, financed by BMZ and conducted by GIZ, and “Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for Mitigating Land Degradation and Contributing to Poverty Reduction in Rural Areas (SLMRA)", financed by Global Environmental Facility (GEF), implemented by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) executed by Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia trough Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC), the joint visit was organized in Dedoplistskharo Municipality on March 15, 2017.

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Within the frames of two project: "Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus", IBIS, financed by BMZ and conducted by GIZ, and “Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for Mitigating Land Degradation and Contributing to Poverty Reduction in Rural Areas (SLMRA)"
March 21, 2017
The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus (REC Caucasus), became a partner to Michael Zuccow Foundation and Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia to participate in implementation of the project for establishment of biosphere reserves in Kakheti region since 2016
March 21, 2017
On February 24, another meeting within the frames of Global Environment Facility project - "Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas" was held in Dedoplistskharo Municipality
February 27, 2017
Countries throughout the world are seeking to achieve economic growth and development in ways that reduce the causes and effects of climate change, through so-called low-emission development strategies (LEDS)
February 20, 2017
Within the frames of the project - Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas", Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (REC Caucasus) is planning to implement pilot project desalinization of Agricultural land in East part of Georgia
February 17, 2017
Within the frames of Global Environment Facility's project - "Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas", the head of the Land Resources and Mining department of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection - Nino Chikovani
February 17, 2017
Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC) with the partner Non-governmental organization "Uzemne plany SK" is implementing the Development Trough Land Use Planning (DETLUP) Project by holding the study tours for participants from Eastern partnership countries (Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine)
February 15, 2017
"Our land. Our home. Out future", is the rallying call for 2017 World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD), observed every year on June 17
February 15, 2017
Within the frames of the project - "Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas", implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia with The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus, which is financed
February 14, 2017
The Michael Succow Foundation (hereinafter referred to as MFS) and Rec Caucasus agree to be implementation partners in the frame of the project: "Biosphere Reserves as model regions for climate change mitigation and adaptation - capacity development for the establishment of biosphere reserve in Kakheti"
February 14, 2017
REC Caucasus in its capacity as the member of Consortium (formed by MWH Global leader, the Environment Agency Austria) implementing the EU funded project: "Central Asia enhanced regional cooperation on Environment, Climate Change and Water" participated at the fifth meeting of EU and Central Asia working group on environment and climate change
February 14, 2017
The Call for Proposals is announced under the project - “GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP)”. The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry of the Environment (BMUB) and delivered through the UNDP-implemented GEF Small Grants Programme
January 10, 2017
On December 22, the Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC) organized the working meeting – “Policy Gaps and development of common vision on Windbreaks Rehabilitation and Maintenance in Georgia”.
December 22, 2016
Twenty-eight decision makers, experts and representatives of academic institutions working on topics related to ecosystems, biodiversity and nature conservation from three South Caucasus countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia, convened from October 24-27, 2016 in Tbilisi, Georgia
October 31, 2016
On September 7, 2016 Inception Meeting was conducted by the Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus, at the Conference Hall of the Environmental Information and Education Centre within the project “Applying Landscape and Sustainable Land Management (L-SLM) for mitigating land degradation and contributing to poverty reduction in rural areas”.
September 9, 2016
Public consultation meetings will be held on the Final Draft River Basin Management Plan for the Chorokhi-Ajaristskali District Pilot Basin in Georgia, including assessment and monitoring of coastal waters, developed in the frame of the “Environmental Protection of International River Basins” (EPIRB) project
July 22, 2016
On June 10, 2016, in Batumi, Georgia, in the frame of UNECE 8th Ministerial Conference, the Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC) organized a side event at the Hilton hotel, entitled Mainstreaming practical application of green development mechanisms into environmental policies and practice in South Caucasus.
June 14, 2016
On June 8, 2016 in Batumi, Georgia in the frames of UNECE 8th Ministerial Conference “Environment for Europe” Regional Environmental Centre for Caucasus (RECC), UNCCD secretariat and GIZ organized the side event at hotel Hilton on Land Degradation Neutrality - a contribution to sustainable growth.
June 13, 2016
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Who We Are
The Regional Environmental Centre for the Caucasus - REC Caucasus is a non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal person to work for environment and sustainable development in the Caucasus region.
REC Caucasus is a unique and only regional organisation in South Caucasus.
REC Caucasus assists the Caucasus states in solving environmental problems and supports in building the civil society through promotion of public participation in the decision-making process, development of free exchange of information and encouragement of cooperation at national and regional level among NGOs, governments, businesses, local communities and all other stakeholders.
REC Caucasus Regional and National Offices
Regional Office in Tbilisi, Georgia
76c, Ilia Chavchavadze Ave, 3rd floor, 0162 Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel/Fax +995 32 2253649 / +995 32 2253648
National Office in Yerevan, Armenia
7, Aygestan Street, Building 2, 0010 Yerevan, Armenia
Tel/Fax: +374 10 574743, www.rec-caucasus.am
National Office in Baku, Azerbaijan
100a, B. Agayev Street, 1073 Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel: + 994 12 4924173, www.rec-azerbaijan.az
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