At the initiative of the Civil Society Institute and the Georgian Representation of Oxfam Great Britain, the legislative bill on agricultural cooperations was discussed on November 20 in Gori. The meeting was attended by the members of cooperatives functioning in ShidaKartli and Mtskheta-Mtianeti and the farmers' associations, independent farmers and the representatives of local authorities in Gori.
The experts of the EU, UNDP, Oxfam, association "Elkana" and the Civil Society Institute working on the draft law have presented the developed bill. Active discussion on the future editing of the legislative bill has followed after the presentation.
The participants have discussed circumstances preventing agricultural cooperations and the opportunities for remedying them. Expressed comments and recommendations were registered for taking them into account in the future.
The meeting of similar format and content is planned in Ozurgeti in December.