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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, …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Rural Women Strive for Greater Place in Georgia’s Development

The village of Duisi hosted a celebration of International Rural Women’s Day on October 17, 2017, with a community event attended by representatives of the Georgian Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Education and Science, local authorities, Pankisi Gorge residents, Government of Sweden and United Nations. The event was organised by …

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FAO: Rural Strengthening is the Basis of Economic Development

According to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – “State, Food and Agriculture 2017,” the village plays a decisive role in the economic growth of agricultural sectors. In order to achieve this growth, it is important to pay more attention to the development of agriculture and villages, where …

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Investments in Fixed Assets of Agriculture Sector Doubles

According to information by Ministry of Agriculture, investments in fixed assets of agriculture sector considerably increased in 2016 and made up 180mln GEL, up from 80mln GEL in 2015 and up from 110mln GEL in 2014. The 2016 indicators have doubled as compared to 2015, Ministry of Agriculture reports. According …

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Agriculture Sector’s Economic Indicators

Georgia Received 50 million euros from EU to Develop Agricultural Field

In the first half of 2017, the total output in agribusiness sector rose by 8% year on year. According to Ministry of Agriculture, production of primary agriculture products constituted 1.9bln GEL, up 7% year on year. A major part of output was recorded in cattle-breeding segment. According to Geostat, national …

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Danish Fund Allocates 5 Million USD Grant for Young Farmers

Danish Foundation “Danida” allocates 5 million USD grant to encourage young people in the agricultural field of Georgia. In the framework of the program, it will be allocated from 15 thousand to 100 thousand small and medium-sized grants for young entrepreneurs. As Deputy Agriculture Minister Nodar Kereselidze states at  Business …

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