Japan grants GEL1.5mn to Georgia to prevent natural disasters

By bne IntelliNews December 17, 2014

The Japanese government will grant GEL1.5mn ($850.000) to Georgia to buy equipment and upgrade machinery to identify risks of natural disasters in the country, the Ministry of Finance reported on December 16.

The non-project grant aims at improving the automated equipment of monitoring stations to assess air quality in the country and to acquire techniques for determining risk of natural and anthropogenic catastrophes.

The grant tops up a GEL3.6mn ($2mn) fund for completing environmental projects.


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