Promoters of mega-dam in Georgia use front group and PR campaign and discredit local community

abra GA

Promoters of mega-dam in Georgia use front group and PR campaign and discredit local community.  Georgian public opinion backs the village of Kaishi in the Georgian mountains that defiantly defends its land and tradition against the planned Khudoni dam. The project promoters have now embarked on an all-out promotion campaign including a fake non-governmental organisation.

»»»

Request for submission of research proposal

abra GA

Association Green Alternative is implementing the project funded by Open Society Georgia Foundation ”EU Energy Community – Challenges for European Integration”.The objectives of the project are: To identify institutional, legal and policy changes that are instrumental to ensure the implementation of EU-Georgia Association Agreement and to become the full member of the  EU Energy Community; …

»»»

Georgian hydro projects are a test case for the EBRD’s good governance policies

Tbilisi-hydroaction-2

As activists pointed out at a consultation meeting in Tbilisi, Georgia's hydropower sector has plenty of lessons to be learned by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Yesterday in Tbilisi, during a public consultation on the good governance policies of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, an unexpected thing happened. A Georgian activists …

»»»

Georgian government and investors reject Ombudsman’s offer to mediate in controversy over Khudoni mega dam

Kaishi-2013

The growing antagonism between promoters of the Khudoni hydropower plant project in Georgia and their local opponents from Kaishi is unlikely to ease when the investor and the Georgian Ministry of Energy boycott mediation by Georgia’s Ombudsman. Today, an extraordinary meeting of the whole Svan community is being held in Khaishi in the Georgian Svaneti …

»»»