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Mapping Out Public Procurement System of Food in Georgia
04-Aug-2017

The research has been produced with the financial assistance of European Union within the project "Improving Regional Food Security in the South Caucasus through National Strategies and Small Holder Production".

 

Trout Pruduction in Adjara and its Future Development Perspectives
01-Dec-2014

The objective of the EU funded project was to support the ministry to generate staff opportunities by promoting human and institutional capacity development. In the frame of this project VCAs were conducted on honey, potatoes, and trout. The full text is available in Georgian.

 

Perspective of Potato Pruduction Development in Adjara Autonomous Republic
01-Dec-2014

The objective of the EU funded project was to support the ministry to generate staff opportunities by promoting human and institutional capacity development. In the frame of this project VCAs were conducted on honey, potatoes, and trout. The full text is available in Georgian.

 

Export of Honey in the Frame of DCFTA
01-Dec-2014

The objective of the EU funded project was to support the ministry to generate staff opportunities by promoting human and institutional capacity development. In the frame of this project VCAs were conducted on honey, potatoes, and trout. The full text is available in Georgian.

 

Onion Value Chain Analysis in Samtskhe-Javakheti Region of Georgia
01-Sep-2016

The research is conducted in the framework of the project “Empowering Modern Research Practices of Regional Agriculture-Related Institutions”, implemented by PMC Research Center and Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University. The project is implemented by Georgian Rural Development Department of Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GRDD of GIPA) in partnership with Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) and PMC Research Center and funded by European Union for Georgia ENPARD: Support to Agriculture and Rural Development. The project targets three direct beneficiaries from three different regions of Georgia: Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara, Samtskhe-Javakheti State University of the Samtskhe-Javakheti Region and Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University of the Kakheti Region.

 

Walnut Value Chain Analysis in Ajara Region of Georgia
01-Sep-2016

The research is conducted in the framework of the project “Empowering Modern Research Practices of Regional Agriculture-Related Institutions”, implemented by PMC Research Center and Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University. The project is implemented by Georgian Rural Development Department of Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GRDD of GIPA) in partnership with Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) and PMC Research Center and funded by European Union for Georgia ENPARD: Support to Agriculture and Rural Development. The project targets three direct beneficiaries from three different regions of Georgia: Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara, Samtskhe-Javakheti State University of the Samtskhe-Javakheti Region and Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University of the Kakheti Region.

 

Peach Value Chain Analysis in Kakheti Region
01-Sep-2016

The research is conducted in the framework of the project “Empowering Modern Research Practices of Regional Agriculture-Related Institutions”, implemented by PMC Research Center and Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University. The project is implemented by Georgian Rural Development Department of Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GRDD of GIPA) in partnership with Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN) and PMC Research Center and funded by European Union for Georgia ENPARD: Support to Agriculture and Rural Development. The project targets three direct beneficiaries from three different regions of Georgia: Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara, Samtskhe-Javakheti State University of the Samtskhe-Javakheti Region and Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University of the Kakheti Region.

 

Agricultural Land Ownership: The Optimal Way
29-Oct-2015

The research analyzes the general difficulties linked with agricultural lands, mostly surrounded with three major issues: large number of unregistered lands; the state as large owner of lands; and the limited right of foreigners to purchase land. The research discusses about the ways of overcoming these issues and gives appropriate recommendations.

 

Global Food Price Shocks Transmission to Local Markets and Welfare Implications for Georgian Households
30-Apr-2015

In the period of 2003 - 2013, real growth of GDP averaged 6.3% in Georgia, however the benefits of the growth has not been equally shared among different groups of population. Despite the robust growth over the past ten years, as of 2013, 9.3% of total population remains below the poverty line. This poses significant challenges to the food security policy in Georgia. According to the Global Hunger Index1 (GHI) measured by the International Food Policy Research Institute, Georgia lags behind most of the countries in the region in terms of food security.