Home / Tag Archives: agriculture

Tag Archives: agriculture

Agriculture Sector Decreased by 2.1% in Georgia

There was 2.1% decrease in agricultural production in 2017 compared to the previous year. Production in the plant-growing sector declined by 0.4%, while animal production experienced a decrease of 3.8%. Lower production resulted in lower self-sufficiency ratios for most agricultural products, ISET reports. Revenue from the sale of agricultural products …

Read More »

EU Supports Development of Agricultural Extension in Georgia

Various agricultural issues were discussed at a meeting recently organised through the EU-funded European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD). Among the topics discussed was the creation of an online library to make modern agricultural advice handbooks and guidebooks available for Georgian farmers and extension specialists. The event …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

Parliament Members Proposes to Establish Agriculture Development Bank

Parliament member Beka Natsvlishvili told the Commersant that a commercial bank is not oriented on agriculture sector development, therefore, commercial banks finance field with less risks and rapid profits. “In general, commercial banks are oriented on rapid profits, Therefore, they prefer to finance projects with less risks, not projects that …

Read More »

Georgia Will Invest 1.7 billion GEL in Rural Development in 2018-2020

The Government of Georgia adopted the National Rural Development Action Plan 2018-2020 on December 27, 2017, following the earlier recommendations of the Inter-Agency Coordination Council for Rural Development of Georgia, chaired by the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture. With the total budget of more than 1.7 billion GEL, the …

Read More »

Georgian Agriculture Sector in Review

Agriculture

  The Caucasus Business Week (CBW) has inquired how efficiently state programs were implemented in 2017 and how successfully the agriculture sector was developed in 2017. According to the state budget, 11 state programs have been financed by 628 892 000 GEL since 2013. The state budget has financed the …

Read More »

Expenditures in Agriculture Sector VS Results

Expenditures in Agriculture Sector VS Results

Having won the 2012 parliamentary elections, Georgian Dream named agriculture sector as a key priority direction. Billionaire Bidzina Ivansihvili stressed that he would invest about 1bln GEL in the sector development. Over the past 5 years, many state programs were implemented in agriculture. Some of them do not function today, …

Read More »

NASA to Explore Caucasus Terrain Degradation Process

The Research Center of Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia has won NASA-announced grant competition. The Georgian research center will implement a joint project with NASA to examine the Caucasus terrain degradation level, based on an analysis of satellite photo materials. The research center will apply NASA-owned Landsat and ESA-owned (European …

Read More »

Georgian Wine Museum Opens in China

Minister of Agriculture of Georgia Levan Davitashvili has unveiled Georgian Wine Museum Window to Georgia, which is located at top class hotel Sangri-la in the city of Yiwu, Zhejiang Province of China. The museum exposes materials of Georgian vine and wine culture and history, as well as Georgian wine varieties. …

Read More »

France to Invest 14mln GEL in Georgian Agriculture Sector

Giorgi Khanishvili, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Georgia, has attended a presentation of the research work prepared by Cattle Genetic Development Institute of France. The research work covers beef production and farmland organization issues in Georgia. The work has been prepared with the support of Development Agency of France and …

Read More »

Fruit Processing Plant Opens in Mtskheta

Caucasus Organic Fruits, a new fruits processing plant, has opened in Mtskheta. Total investments in the enterprise made up 1.7mln USD, of which state co-financing marked 250 000 USD, while 500 000 USD is a preferential agro loan. The company produces more than 50 tons of dried fruits of domestic …

Read More »