“Revival of Georgian beekeeping and export of honey to the European market is our main task,” – PM Giorgi Kvirikashvili noted at a meeting with beekeepers.
Within the frames of Program aimed at support of beekeeping agricultural cooperatives, 5 agricultural cooperatives of Samegrelo region were given 425 hives today.
Prime Minister expressed the hope that the involvement of the state program of agricultural cooperatives will improve the material-technical base of beekeeping, and will increase quality and quantity of honey and other products of beekeeping.
Registration for the program was announced in October 2015, the cooperatives were able to co-finance 30% of the cost to receive their desired hive.
Registration for the second phase of the beekeeping agricultural cooperatives will start on February 29th and will continue till March 16.
Prime Minister also visited a nut factory, which was built with funds allocated by the Program aimed at support of agricultural cooperatives. The factory is located in Darcheli village of Zugdidi municipality.