On October 22, ISET Policy Institute's Agricultural and Rural Policy Research Center (APRC) conducted a stakeholder workshop entitled “Information quality standards for the participants and beneficiaries of the Agricultural Knowledge and Information System (AKIS)”. The project is supported by the UNDP, and implemented by the Environmental Information and Education Center of the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia (EIEC), along with the APRC itself.
The main objective of the workshop was to overview the AKIS in Georgia and discuss the information quality standards for the participants and beneficiaries of this system.
The workshop was attended by representatives of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), the UNDP, the EIEC, and NGOs. The workshop was facilitated by Salome Gelashvili, Acting Head of the APRC.
The first part of the workshop was devoted to the presentation on the AKIS in Georgia, as well as its participants and beneficiaries. In addition, the presentation involved a review of the approaches related to the information quality standards of the AKIS.
The presentation was followed by a discussion, in which the participants provided valuable feedback to help identify any areas for future activities.