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Government Allocates 4 million GEL for Technical Assistance of Farmers

Government of Georgia has approved a new program to ensure co-funding of mechanization process for farmers in Georgia. Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze noted at today’s briefing that in 2018 exports volume in agriculture sector rose to 1 billion USD and the government support to the sector increased further. According to …

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The Third Georgian Farmers’ Congress Held in Tbilisi

The 3rd Farmers’ Congress was held in Tbilisi, Georgia. 141 farmer delegates throughout Georgia met with the official decision-makers in the field of agriculture to discuss the challenges of agrarian sector in the country. The Farmers’ Congress was preceded by the regional meetings, which took place in April 2017 in …

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Let’s Produce What’s More Profitable, Rather Then What We Love

Lately, the agricultural projects announced by the government stimulated the development of the agricultural sector. Consequently, it raised the interests of many local and foreign businesspeople in the agricultural business sectors. When stepping into a new sphere, it is necessary to get support from professional consultants  for making correct estimations. …

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The Second Farmers’ Congress to be Held in Tbilisi Tomorrow

The Second Farmers’ Congress to be Held in Tbilisi Tomorrow

Tbilisi will host Farmers’ Congress. Oxfam in Georgia and Biological Farming Association “Elkana” holds Georgian Farmers’ Congress. 150 farmers throughout Georgia will have an opportunity to meet with the government representatives at the Congress and discuss challenges in agriculture. The second Farmers’ Congress of Georgia will be held on 2nd of …

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72% of Vineyards in Georgia Grow in Kakheti Region

Harvest in Georgia

The space of vineyards owned by farmers in Georgia makes up 33.0 thousand hectares. According to the general report by Geostat, the national statistics service of Georgia, an averaged space of vineyards in each farm makes up 0.3 hectares. 95.4% of vineyards grow on less than 1 hectare space each, …

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Georgian Farmers Need to be Protected from Cheap Turkish Imports

Georgian Farmers Need to be Protected from Cheap Turkish Imports

Georgian peasants and farmers are demanding from the government taking measures to protect the market from cheap Turkish products and increasing customs duties on it. The reason for raising this question is  Russia’s sanctions against Turkey which decreased the cost of Turkish products by almost 40%. According to the head …

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ENPARD to Promote Cooperation between the Farmers and Business Organizations

One of the main goals of the European Neighborhood Program for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) is assisting farmers in promoting their products and establishing a strong network within the Georgian business field. A number of recent successes has proven the program’s effective execution of these goals. One such success is …

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“Agriculture Support Project” Ends Successfully in Georgia

Agriculture Support Project

The “Agriculture Support Project (ASP)”, which has been in development in Georgia for five years, is successfully entering its completion stage. Regarding the ending of the project, at the end of the month the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia will share details …

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Irma Inashvili: “We Try to Convince Farmers of Modern Systems’ Efficiency”

Agriculture Support Project

Since 2010 Georgia’s Ministry of Agriculture and the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) have been carrying out the Agriculture Support Project (ASP). The project’s goals are to end infrastructural problems and support farmers’ economic growth. An important part of the project is the rehabilitation of irrigation systems and dealing with …

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