Comparative Study of the Results of Creeping Occupation and Its Impact on Population Density Border Villages
On September 15 the population survey was conducted in the village Dirbi of Kareli region and Kere, Gori region within the framework of the first report period of the project Comparative Study of the Results of the Creeping Occupation and Its Impact on Population Density in the So-Called Border Villages funded by Caucasus International University small scientific grant. The purpose of the survey was to study the needs, availability of education and security of the inhabitants residing near the occupational line. The participants of the above mentioned expedition were: from Caucasus International University – project supervisor, Doctor of Philology, Professor Nino Mindiashvili; PhD students of the Program in Political Science: Arina Tavakarashvili, Alika Guchua and Indira Papunidze; coordinator of Doctoral program – Ana Gogilashvili; fourth year student – Giorgi Morgoshia. From Gori State Teaching University – undergraduate students: Mariam Gogiashvili and Teona Tsugoshvili. It is worth mentioning that Caucasus International University and Gori State Teaching University signed an agreement of collaboration within the framework of the project. Meeting of project participants with the villagers was arranged by the local youth: Zezva Tsivtsivadze and Ani Janiashvili and they provided great assistance to the project.