October 31, 2018
Within the framework of Support Programme for Protected Areas in the Caucasus – Georgia Program was held the competition for the Ukanapshavi community in the support zone of Pshav-Khevsureti National Park.
On 13th October 2018 in village Tkhiliana, 12 persons from the Ukanapshavi community participated in the training dedicated to topic “Rural tourism basics”. After going through a paper-based test, 7 beneficiaries were chosen to take part in the second stage of the contest.
On 14th October 2018 hired tourism expert visited chosen 7 beneficiaries and inspected their houses and evaluated tourism potential.
On 31th October 2018 was held final session of “Tourism Development contest for Ukanapshavi community”. Participated 7 representatives of 5 local villages. The jury decided to award all 7 participants.
-VLG. Tkhiliana - Zaza Kochashvili - 5000 GEL
-VLG. Shuapkho - Maia Tselauri - 5000 GEL
-VLG. Vakissopeli – Pikria Tselauri - 5000 GEL
-VLG. Chidali – Vaja Jabanishvili - 4700 GEL
-VLG. Shuapkho – Goderdzi Kochashvili - 4300 GEL
-VLG. Tkhiliana – Givi Elizbarashvili - 3700 GEL
-VLG. Zarischala – Tea Khiblashvili - 2900 GEL
Projects implementation duration is 8 months.
The competition was funded by the German Reconstruction Credit Bank (KfW) and supported by Pshav-Khevsureti National Parks Friends Association. The project is implemented by Consulting Group "GFA".