Impact of Local Action Group on Kazbegi Municipality
Kazbegi LAG project is being managed by PIN, with financial support from the EU’s ENPARD program. Together with Borjomi and Lagodekhi, Kazbegi is one of the three pilot projects that adopted the LEADER approach. Since 2015, PIN has facilitated creation of Kazbegi LAG, which is comprised of 71 local people with varying profiles. All of them are involved in LAG activities in various capacities on voluntary basis. The LAG has an executive body comprising of the Project Evaluation Committee (PEC) members and coordinators of different working groups. To date, the PEC has selected 63 projects that have been funded, including 40 individual business projects, 12 community projects, and 11 municipal projects.