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Georgia and USAID – Restoring Efficiency in Agriculture Production

To celebrate 25 years of U.S.-Georgia diplomatic relations, the Georgian Culinary Academy hosted a cook-off with USAID’s Restoring Efficiency in Agriculture Production (REAP) project. The event challenged U.S. and Georgian officials to prepare dishes using only products from local producers and agribusinesses supported by the REAP project and the Agriculture …

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Revenue Service Prepares Manual for New Regulations of Profits Tax

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Ministry of Finance has developed a very good format that ensures dialogue over important issues for business. It is important that such communication is continued on such relevant issue as profits tax reformation. InterPressNews was told at Ministry of Finance that similar estimation was made at working meeting organized by …

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Working with Central Asian Countries Toward Economic Progress

PMCG has launched a USAID-funded project – Competitive Trade and Jobs (CTJ) Activity in Central Asia – in association with DAI International, aiming to increase the competitiveness of the economies of the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The collaborative project is focused on facilitating trade by improving border management …

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Georgian Plans for Western-style Waste Management Look Iffy

In its new municipal waste management strategy passed in April, Georgia set ambitious targets for its recycling and waste treatment. Having inherited a Soviet legacy of non-sanitary dumping sites, this small Caucasian country is now seeking to align its waste management practices – as well as its overall legislation – with …

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Waste Sorting Started in Tbilisi

Waste Sorting Started in Tbilisi

Goodwill joins Green initiative – On August 4, at the Goodwill hypermarket, the corner for waste sorting opened. In the latter mentioned corner it is possible to sort for aluminum cans, plastic (PET) bottles, paper and plastic bags that will be transmitted to one private company for reprocessing instead of …

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Georgia to Re-launch Wine Route Project

Georgia to Re-launch Wine Route Project

Georgia’s National Tourism Administration agency is set to re-launch a national wine route project aimed at documenting and evaluating the country’s countless numbers of wine cellars. The project includes adding new wine tourism facilities to the electronic database, as well as installing directional and road signs for the individual wine cellars. The …

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