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Tech Startup STYX Wins Seedstars Tbilisi

STYX a tech company from Georgia won Seedstars startup competition on May 29. Ten best startups from Tbilisi were invited to pitch in front of an investment panel and compete to be crowned the most promising seed-stage startup of Seedstars Tbilisi 2018 in Tech Park. STYX is a tech-enabled logistic …

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Azerbaijan to Implement European System of Forecasting in Agriculture

The European system of forecasting in agriculture will be introduced in Azerbaijan. The topic was discussed at the seminar on supporting the formation of agricultural policies through modeling, which was held in Baku. Addressing the event, head of the department of the Ministry of Agriculture Firdovsi Fikretzade noted that it …

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DCFTA Information Desk Launched in Tetritskaro

DCFTA (Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area) Information Desk has been opened in Tetritskaro, at the office of ENPARD implementing partner, Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG). Subsequently, the members of the EU-supported Tetritskaro Local Action Group (LAG) will inform local community about DCFTA – How to bring their …

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Georgia wins 97 Awards at Decanter World Wine Awards Including Platinum

The 2018 Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) results were officially announced recently. This year, Georgian wines won 97 awards, which is more than last year’s result (68 awards). Maranuli’s Qvevri Kisi 2017 was awarded the highest award – a platinum medal in the category “Best Value” (Value Platinum).  At the …

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How Georgia is Changing its Approach to Waste Disposal

Around 900,000 tons of waste is generated annually in Georgia and more than 75% of it is estimated to end up in landfill sites. Landfill disposal is the least desirable way of handling waste, and even less desirable if the landfill is poorly managed and maintained. This is a significant issue in Georgia, …

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The WHO is Becoming a Glorified Lobbying Group

The WHO is Becoming a Glorified Lobbying Group

Has somebody put a curse on the World Health Organisation? Every time it holds a conference to discuss the ‘epidemic’ of lifestyle-related diseases, a genuine public health crisis erupts. When it met in Moscow for a global conference on tobacco control in 2014, West Africa was hit by the worst Ebola …

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Embassy of Georgia in Switzerland held Wine Expo in Bern

On May 31, The Embassy of Georgia in Switzerland in partnership with Sakpatenti held a reception at Bellevue Palace Bern to celebrate 100th anniversary of establishing the first Democratic Republic of Georgia and the signature of the Agreement on mutual recognition and protection of Geographical Indications, Appellations of Origin and …

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Pashinyan: We are Interested in Armenia-Georgia Trade Growth

Pashinyan: We are Interested in Armenia-Georgia Trade Growth

Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan, who is on an official visit to Georgia, on Thursday met with Georgian and Armenian businessmen. First, the PM had a working breakfast with huge Georgian businessmen, and then—a working lunch with Armenian businessmen conducting business in Georgia. Pashinyan presented to the latter the …

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River Side Hotel Tbilisi Earns 2018 Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence

 River Side Hotel, Tbilisi today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Now in its eighth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include accommodations, restaurants and attractions located all over the world …

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