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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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ENPARD Stakeholders Discussed the Ways of Delivering Innovations to Farmers

ENPARD Stakeholders Discussed the Ways of Delivering Innovations to Farmers

On 11 September 2017, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) brought together the stakeholders and implementing partners of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) for the 14th ENPARD stakeholders’ meeting. The gathering aimed to share the updates within the EU supported ENPARD projects and to …

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Land Law should not Frustrate Making Investments in Agriculture Sector

“It is important that land law should not frustrate making investments in agriculture sector”, Michael Cowgill, president of American Chamber of Commerce in Georgia, told Business Course. The business sector is waiting for the basic law over the mentioned issue, where all details will be described, he said. “We are …

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Twin Brothers’ Business in Depopulated Village of Racha Region

Agriculture is the most ancient form of doing business that satisfies the need of food products. Consequently, in many countries agriculture is a leading sector of economy. According to Geostat, national statistics service of Georgia, as of June 1, 2017, agriculture, hunting and forestry sector recorded 6423 business entities, including …

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Georgian Almond Growers Association Is Established

The demand for almonds is increasing all over the world every year. This lead Foreign investors to look for new locations to set up almond orchards. Georgia has an extraordinary opportunity to become a hot point for the almond production: the climate and the soil of the eastern Georgia makes …

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