Discussing the Challenges Facing SMEs Seeking Access to Finance
On November 29, Giorgi Khishtovani, Director at PMC Research, presented the main findings and recommendations of research entitled “Leveraging SME Finance through Value Chains in Georgia” in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Chinese Academy for Fiscal Sciences Set for Cooperation with Tbilisi State University and Academy of the Ministry of Finance of Georgia
On November 6, PMC Research organized a meeting between the Chinese Academy of Fiscal Sciences (CAFS) and Tbilisi State University (TSU), with the aim of introducing these two institutions to each other and discussing collaboration opportunities. As a result of the meeting, various cooperation models were discussed, including an internship program at the CAFS for researchers from TSU.
Hosting Delegation from China to Start Collaboration
On November 6-7, PMC Research hosted a delegation from China, comprising high-ranking officials from the Chinese Academy for Fiscal Sciences (CAFS). The aim of the visit was to discuss the prospects of future collaboration between the two institutions.
New Study to Improve Access to Employment, Entrepreneurial and Educational Opportunities
PMC Research recently launched a new applied research project entitled “The regional market assessment in Georgia using components of Smart Specialization” aiming to assess the private business sector in Tbilisi and five target municipalities within Kvemo Kartli and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti regions.
Enhancing the Vocational Education and Training System in Georgia
PMC Research recently launched a new project entitled “Updating Vocational Education and Training (VET) System in Georgia with Estonian Experience” aiming to develop VET programs to become more attractive in Georgia and to prepare students to meet the needs of the local labor market.
Presenting Conceptual Design of Performance Monitoring and Evaluation System (PMES) for Municipalities
On September 28, PMC Research organized the conference “Performance Monitoring and Evaluation System for Local Self-Government Activities” in order to facilitate dialogue between key stakeholders and to reach an agreement on the specific performance monitoring and evaluation system to be introduced in Georgia’s municipalities.
Supporting Government of Georgia to Enhance Human Capital
We are honored to be supporting the Government of Georgia (GoG) to implement its role as an “Early Adopter,” as part of a World Bank (WB) initiative aiming to encourage investment in people to boost sustainable economic growth.
Value Chain Analyses of Broccoli, Mandarins and Raspberries in the Regions of Georgia and their Potential on the EU Market
PMC Research recently finished working on value chain analyses of three agricultural products in three specific regions, namely broccoli in Kvemo Kartli region, mandarins in Adjara region, and raspberries in Mtskheta-Mtianeti region.  
Analyzing the Impact of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in the South Caucasus
At the beginning of August, PMC Research started working on a Country Note on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in the South Caucasus (Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan) in order to study its impact on Central Asia and the South Caucasus (CASC).  
The Role of Civil Society Organizations in the Implementation of the DCFTA
On July 25, Ms. Mariam Saghareishvili, Researcher at PMCG, participated in a working meeting about the DCFTA and the role of civil society organizations (CSOs) in its implementation.  
PMC Research Awarded Again for its Transparency
   We are excited and proud to announce that PMC Research was recently given a 5-star rating for transparency by international organization Transparify.
Study to Identify Challenges for SMEs Seeking Access to Finance
PMC Research recently launched a new project entitled “Leveraging SME Finance through Value Chains in Georgia”, designed to study the challenges facing SMEs with a particular focus on access to finance in Georgia.  
Discussing Opportunities and Challenges of the EU-Georgia DCFTA at Georgian Farmers Congress
On June 15, PMC Research participated in the Georgian Farmers Congress, an event designed to homeworkforme and support dialogue between farmers and state bodies, a crucial aspect in the development of Georgia’s agricultural sector.  
Value Chain Analysis of Broccoli, Tangerines and Raspberries in Georgia and their EU Market Potential
At the beginning of June, PMC Research hosted three public discussions and presentations in Marneuli, Mtskheta and Misaktsieli about the value chain analyses of three agricultural products, namely broccoli, tangerines and raspberries.  
PMCG and PMC Research Open Call for Policy Papers
PMC Research has launched a project entitled “Public Policy Discourse and Dialogue Platform – 2018” targeted at creating a platform to stimulate constructive and systematic policy debates and to establish cooperative practice among different political and social groups of Georgian society.