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Agricultural Cooperative “Tirikhula” Opened

People in Need (PIN) and its partners biological farming association “ELKANA” and Georgian Young Economists’ Association (AYEG) opened agricultural cooperative “Tirikhula” in village Kveda Sakara, Zestaponi municipality. The aim of the event was to present agricultural cooperative “Tirikhula” and its production to the wider public. Representatives of the European Union Delegation …

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EU Assists Georgia with Disaster Preparedness Programme

The European Union’s Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) recently held a two-day workshop in Georgia to discuss lessons learned following the implementation of the Disaster Preparedness programme across the Southern Caucasus over the past 12 months. Since June 2016, six partner organisations of ECHO’s Disaster Preparedness programme have …

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500 Million Market Opens for Fish Producers

500 Million Market Opens for Fish Producers

Market of 500 mln is opened for fish producers. The EU market has already been opened for Georgia’s Black Sea fish and fish products. “Today, export worth of 30 million USD products is made to Turkey, which has been actually the sole export market for Georgian fish. From today the …

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Georgian Exports to EU Countries Grow by 41%

Georgian Exports to EU Countries Grow by 41%

Demand for Georgian products grows on EU market.  According to Geostat, national statistics service of Georgia, in January-May 2017 the country exported 260 million USD products to EU market, up 40.7% year on year. In the reporting period, imports totaled 830.4 million USD, up 9.1% year on year. Georgia’s total …

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EU and FAO Experts Evaluate Food Loss and Waste in Georgia

EU and FAO Experts Evaluate Food Loss and Waste in Georgia

Exchanging experience and information on food loss and waste reduction in Georgia was the main objective of the stakeholders’ consultation workshop held on 24 May 2017 in Tbilisi. The workshop was organized by the European Union (EU) and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) within the European …

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EU Officials visit South Caucasus to Promote Peace, Security and Trade

A Foreign Affairs Committee delegation from the European Parliament will travel to Azerbaijan on 22 May, Georgia on 23 May and Armenia on 25 May to meet Presidents, Speakers and Parliamentarians, as well as opposition parties and civil society representatives. Members of the European Parliament will discuss a new EU-Armenia …

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Georgia Exports Cattle Leather To EU

Cattle leather has been exported to Greece from Georgia. National Food Agency has already issued a due exports certificate. “Unprocessed skin of cattle, after wool, is the second nonfood product of animal origin. The mentioned fact reaffirms that that EU recognized reliability of Georgia”, Demna Khelaia, deputy head of National …

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Europe’s Gas Diversification Comes at a High Price: Analysis

Diversification is a key dimension of the current EU Energy Union policy, but diversification means different things: it can mean switching to other suppliers to take less – in this case – Russian gas, as well as limiting Russia’s dominant position in the market through the availability of alternative supplies …

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