Statement by Green Alternative on Sanitary Landfill Construction Project in Adjara Autonomous Republic

The second round of public consultation meetings on the Environmental Impact Assessment report for the project “Municipal Solid Waste Management in the Adjara Autonomous Republic” was held in Batumi, Kobuleti and Chakvi on August 10-11, 2009.

It is expected that the project will be financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) (a total of Euro 7 million will be allocated including Euro 4 million as a grant and Euro 3 million – as a loan).