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Laurel Value Chain Analysis in Samegrelo Region
04-Feb-2019

PMC Research, in cooperation with regional civil society organizations of the Samegrelo region, conducted value chain analysis on laurel with an emphasis on the export potential to the European Union market.

 

Carrot Value Chain Analysis in Samtskhe-Javakheti Region
31-Jan-2019

PMC Research, in cooperation with regional civil society organizations of the Samtskhe-Javakheti region, conducted value chain analysis on carrot with an emphasis on the export potential to the European Union market.

 

Khulo Local Development Strategy
16-Jan-2019

PMC Research developed Khulo local development strategy, aiming at improve employment and living conditions in Khulo Municipality through diversification of the rural economy.

 

Khulo Municipality Tourism Development Plan
14-Jan-2019

The goal is to define and implement a plan for transforming resources and assets into the world-class tourism products, destination sites and create visitor’s experiences that will attract tourists from the region as well as from the world highest spending travel markets that will contribute to the national economy and local development.

 

Raspberry Value Chain Analysis in Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region
21-Aug-2018

PMC Research Centre, in cooperation with regional civil society organizations of the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region, conducted value chain analysis on raspberry with an emphasis on the export potential to the European Union market.

 

Mandarin Value Chain Analysis in Adjara Region
21-Aug-2018

PMC Research Centre, in cooperation with regional civil society organizations of the Adjara region, conducted value chain analysis on mandarin with an emphasis on the export potential to the European Union market.

 

Broccoli Value Chain Analysis in Kvemo Kartli Region
21-Aug-2018

PMC Research Centre, in cooperation with regional civil society organizations of the Kvemo Kartli region, conducted value chain analysis on broccoli with an emphasis on the export potential to the European Union market.

 

Vocational Education in Context of DCFTA
09-Aug-2018

Vocational education and training (VET) plays an important role in promoting selfemployment and increasing the competitiveness of the entrepreneurship of SMEs. The purpose of this policy brief is to analyze the existing challenges in the vocational education system hampering growth in the competitiveness of SMEs and to develop appropriate recommendations thereon. View the full text here.

 

Options for Railway Infrastructure Development in Tbilisi
06-Mar-2018

This study compares the following four alternatives: keeping the status quo (Option 1); the 2009 Tbilisi Railway Bypass Project (Option 2); a city tunnel from Navtlughi district to Didube district (Option 3); and retaining the city’s main railway line and central station, but relocating all other railway infrastructure from the Didube-Nadzaladevi districts to the city’s peripheral districts (Option 4).

Georgia as a Transit Hub and its Increasing Potential in the Implementation of the Belt and Road Initiative
25-Jan-2018

This paper has identified a clear interconnection between the BRI and Georgia’s economic development strategy in terms of infrastructure development and trade facilitation. Furthermore, this paper has suggested that Georgia could leverage the advantages of its trade agreements (DCFTA with the EU; FTA with China) and favourable business environment to be an important transit hub in the South Caucasus region and beyond.