September this year, Your Forest Foundation invited the famous international agro-expert, Nabil Gnaem for conducting a workshop on strawberry cultivation and protection from disease. The seminar was held with the support of Mtskheta province. Nabil Gnaem told farmers about modern technologies and methods of strawberry protection and the diseases fighting.
The seminar were attended the farmers and agro-entrepreneurs from all over the Georgia. “My task was to devote the most part of today’s seminar answering the questions regarding the strawberry protection and its disease fighting, based on the information, which I previously received from the Georgian farmers. As well as to inform the farmers about new methods of strawberry cultivation, allowing to obtain the good harvest results. It would be highly useful to conduct more such a kind of workshops not just for strawberry cultivation, but also for growing the other crops, “- said Mr. Gnaem. Farmers also noted the importance of this workshop, necessity of modern knowledge obtaining and experience exchange.
One of the priorities of Your Forest Foundation is the conducting of seminars and trainings with participation of international experts and specialists in the field of ecology and agriculture.
Many well-known scientists and experts have already visited Georgia due to the active work of Your Forest Foundation. In March 2016, the Your Forest Foundation organized a seminar with the participation of famous Israeli agro-expert, Nevo Doron (scientist with 20 years of working experience in 37 countries, who took part in advising the Ministries of Agriculture of those countries on planning and development of the country agricultural policy) and specialist for agricultural products quality control, Gamson Raphael.
In Mtskheta region for improving the efficiency and further development of the agricultural sector on the basis of existing farms, Doron Nevo and Gamson Rafael have consulted the special working group. The project is oriented directly to Mtskheta region as a green region, as well as for recognition of region as a producer of bio-organic agricultural products.