RDA/IGAD Webinar: Introduction to the Georgian Farmers' Association
The third webinar part of the Research Data Alliance Interest Group for Agricultural Data (IGAD)’s new Coffee Break initiative took place on 14 July. The webinar, titled Introduction to the Georgian Farmers' Association featured Ketevan Gogotchuri from the Georgian Farmers’ Association (GFA).
The Georgian Farmers’ Association (GFA) was founded in 2012. Currently, the organization unites over 4,500 farmers in Georgia. During this webinar, Ketevan Gogotchuri introduced how GFA establishes its value to members by giving guidance on governmental programs; links to service providers and sources of funding, markets and technical support; provides consultation on policy issues and represents members’ interests; participates in policy making; and advocates fair access to markets and resources. Even more, she presented the current analysis and studies of the Analytical and Research Department in the agricultural field.
More about the IGAD Coffee Break
The new IGAD Coffee Break webinar series, which will feature eight different webinars from eight different presenters running from 16 June to 20 October 2021. The innovative initiative will help to create an ongoing dialogue and encourage the exchange of experiences on agricultural research and innovation within the IGAD community and beyond.