In order to familiarize with the new water resources management law, meetings have started in the regions. The forum took place on November 21, 2023 in Zugdidi, which was opened by the First Deputy Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture Nino Tandilashvili.
The Parliament of Georgia approved the new law on water resources management developed by the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture in 2023. The law envisages significant changes in the field of water resources. The Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture and the Environmental protection and Natural Resources Committee of the Parliament of Georgia are actively working on providing information about the new law to local governments.
The First Deputy Minister provided detailed information about the new law to the representatives of the local self-governments, businesses and non-governmental sectors of the municipalities of Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region and answered questions of the forum participants.
The forum was held within the framework of the project – “Implementation of the Law on the Water Resources Management and Promotion of Awareness in the Municipalities of Georgia” with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Economic Governance Program and the NGO “Environment and Development”.