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Blog article
Georgian smoked ham and other rural enterprises benefit from FAO project

Sixty Georgian farmers now own modern facilities for smoked ham and pig production, along with up-to-date agricultural tools and equipment. Wine makers, mushroom producers, beekeepers and woodworkers who specialize in making agricultural tools are also among the beneficiaries of an FAO rural development project, financed by the Government of Austria. The...
Georgia
2017 - Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations FAO

Blog article
Georgia’s anchovy industry steps closer to international markets

Black Sea anchovies and other marine fish are an important food source for Georgia. With new standards of hygiene and food safety in place, the country can also look forward to exporting processed fish to international markets. State-of-the-art laboratory equipment, training for laboratory technicians and inspectors, and comprehensive regulations and procedures...
Georgia
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Blog article
Georgian farmers to get agricultural tips on their mobile phones

The innovation stems from an FAO project – financed by the Austrian Development Cooperation (ADC), and the European Union’s Comprehensive Institution Building Programme (CIB). The aim of the initial pilot project was to create a network of agro-meteorology stations that use data on air temperature, humidity and other factors to...
Georgia
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - FAO

Case study
How are cooperatives treated in today’s post-Soviet countries?

Cooperatives are a relatively recent business model, dating back only to the 1840s, but their short history has been full of twists and turns. Today, in countries once part of the Soviet Union, cooperatives operate under a wide variety of laws, regulations and tax codes. Now those laws, civil codes and...
Armenia - Azerbaijan - Belarus - Georgia - Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Republic of Moldova - Russian Federation - Tajikistan - Turkmenistan - Ukraine - Uzbekistan
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations FAO

Blog article
Dairy farming in Georgia becomes more productive – and profitable

Georgia has all of the ideal conditions for dairy farming. And demand for milk, cheese and other dairy products – many of which are produced only here – continues to grow. Recognizing that potential, FAO and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) have been supporting Georgian commercial dairy farmers...
Georgia
2017 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Video
The Land of Stone Towers

Documentary on the development cooperation in the Tusheti Region, Georgia
Georgia
2017 - CzechAid

Video
Forgotten Georgian cultures

Georgia is one of the major centres of origin of the vine and wheat. Georgia natural genetic diversity is the foundation of folk selection through the creation of local, diverse and environmental conditions of adapted varieties, which the man is still proud of 
Georgia
2016 - Elkana

Article
Newspaper "Our Village"

Agricultural newspaper about georgian agriculture (7 Publications)
Georgia
2016 - Ministry Of Agrculture

Event
European countries aim for ‘Green Economy,’ reducing deforestation

Greening the economy and improving air quality for a better environment and human health were two main themes of the Eighth Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference, held 8-10 June in Batumi, Georgia. Participating countries also emphasized agriculture, forest management, water and food as key focus issues contributing to a “Green...
Georgia
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Report
Research Report on Farmer Cooperatives in Georgia

The present paper is the product of research on cooperatives in Georgia carried out by Elkana from August to October 2016 in the framework of the AGROinform-led IFAD-funded project “Promoting inclusive horticultural value chains in Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan and Moldova” The goal of the research is to provide valuable information...
Georgia
2016 - ELKANA

Project
Governmental program for supporting cooperatives with agricultural technic

Agency for development agricultural cooperatives elaborated program to support cooperatives with agricultural technic
Georgia
2016

Blog article
US$ 5 million livestock traceability project gets under way in Georgia

Improved standards for food safety and animal health should make Georgia’s agriculture sector more competitive. That is exactly the objective of a new US$5 million project launched recently by FAO and Georgia’s Ministry of Agriculture. The four-year project – financed by the Swiss Development Cooperation and the Austria Development Agency –...
Georgia
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Blog article
Georgia signs four-year cooperation agreement with FAO

Continuous improvement of Georgia’s agriculture, food safety, veterinary services and plant protection – and its response to climate change, biodiversity and other environmental issues – are the priorities set out in a new agreement with FAO
Georgia
2016 - Food and Agriculture organization of the United Nations

Fact sheet
Georgia’s dairy industry working to stay fresh

Improving food safety and competitiveness in Georgia’s commercial dairy sector was the focus of the country's first National Dairy Congress, held this week in the capital Tbilisi. The event, organized by FAO and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, drew around 150 participants, including commercial dairy farmers, processors, input and...
Georgia
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Blog article
TEA & HONEY TOUR

  During Tea & Honey Tour guests travel through the wonderful lush countryside, past different provinces and tiny  communes, up into The Great Caucasus Mountain regions and past lowlands and historic towns in search of as much aroma of tea & honey as possible! Guests taste various types of honey at local farms...
Georgia
2016 - ELKANA Georgia

Book
Gender equality, social protection and rural development in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

This publication is a collection of articles written by economists, sociologists, and gender specialists and practitioners from twelve post-Soviet countries in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia. It is unique in its effort to review and analyze the issues that are at the intersection of gender equality, social protection...
Azerbaijan - Belarus - Georgia - Kazakhstan - Kyrgyzstan - Republic of Moldova - Russian Federation - Tajikistan - Turkmenistan - Ukraine - Uzbekistan
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Website
governmental program for supporting cooperatives in beekeeping

governmental program for supporting cooperatives in beekeeping
Georgia
2016

Blog article
Internally displaced families in Georgia have a chance at new livelihoods

Some 700 vulnerable internally displaced persons in Georgia could soon be earning income by growing fruit, raising rabbits, breeding cattle, beekeeping, horticulture and other agricultural activities. Financed by the European Union, the income diversification initiative is implemented by FAO and the Livelihoods Agency of Georgia’s Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from...
Georgia
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Blog article
Georgia benefits from obsolete pesticide clean-up

During the Soviet era, pesticides were habitually overused or misused in efforts to boost food production. Today, large quantities of obsolete and banned pesticides pose a significant threat to people’s health and the environment. Georgia said goodbye to the last of its stocks of old pesticides last month, as a convoy...
Georgia
2016 - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Blog article
Georgia develops production and certification of seeds

A new laboratory in the village of Tsilkani in Georgia has been furnished with all the equipment needed to conduct seed quality control – thanks to an FAO project financed by Austria. Operated by the Scientific Research Centre of Georgia’s Ministry of Agriculture with, the new lab is equipped with seed...
Georgia
2016 - Food and Agriculture of the United Nations
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