Meeting of the Steering Group for the Scientific Network for the Caucasus Mountain Regions (SNC-mt) and Kick-of Meeting of the SCOPES Project 'Supporting Sustainable Mountain Development in the Caucasus'

On July 2-3, 2015 the kickoff meeting of the project “Supporting Sustainable Mountain Development in the Caucasus (Sustainable Caucasus)” was held in Tbilisi, Georgia. The project is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation under the SCOPES Program and aims to support the scientific institutions that have created the SNC-mt in their efforts to contribute to the structural development and modernization of research and teaching, increase their attractiveness and international competitiveness by improving basic overall conditions, and link research outcomes to development practice.