Support Batumi City Hall In Introduction, Institutionalization, And Implementation Of The Participatory Budget For 2021 Through The Engagement Of Local Population

Project goal

The goal of the project is to support the City Hall of Batumi Municipality in its efforts of effective management of the participatory budgeting process for 2021 through making sure intense citizen participation and engagement.

Project objectives

  • Raise public awareness and carry out an educational campaign;
  • Encourage citizen participation;
  • Develop and institutionalize legislative acts.

Donors and Partners

The project is supported by the Good Governance Initiative (GGI) of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
The project partner is Batumi Municipality.

Project coverage


Project timelines

13.05.2020 – 30.12.2020

Project Manager

Natia Apkhazava


Project activities

  • Develop and introduce an information-communication plan;
  • Conduct information and focus group meetings;
  • Manage full cycle of the participatory budget for 2021;
  • Develop and introduce legislative acts;
  • Improve project evaluation/analysis mechanisms and build capacities;
  • Develop and introduce a project evaluation methodology.