D-Lab Satellite: Georgia Regional Innovation Outreach Initiative
A Two-Week Training. Building Capacities Around Agricultural And Environmental Sustainability For Rural Farmers In Georgia.
This Satellite consisted of a 2-week training for rural farmers in Bediani, Georgia. The goal was to build capacities around local governance and environmental protection. These included practical programs related to the assessment of natural resources, elaboration of local socio-economic development feasibility studies, and introduction of modern sustainable technologies. Planned innovative activities are foreseen to be based on best available practices from developed countries.
UC Davis D-Lab supported this project with curriculum exchange and mentoring sessions.
Leanne Bolano wrote about her experience in these articles:
- It Takes A Village
- The Broken Road
- The Next Steps for the Georgia Regional Innovation Outreach Initiative
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