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Georgia | 12 January 2018
Cold weather a mixed blessing in Georgia agriculture

All that is cold is not bitter. And the chill that gripped Georgia during much of the past six weeks has actually been a blessing to some parts of the state’s agriculture. While the freeze killed som...

Georgia | 20 October 2017
Invasive stink bug pest devastates Georgia’s agriculture

The South Caucasus republic of Georgia is struggling with a plague of brown marmorated stink bugs (BMSB), or Halyomorpha halys. Originally native to East Asia, the BMSB is an agricultural pest that ca...

Georgia | 13 September 2013
Fencing off farmland in Georgia

A new amendment prohibiting foreigners from owning agriculture land in Georgia is sending shock waves through the foreign business community. While the Georgian Ministry of Agriculture has denied the ...

Georgia | 3 May 2013
Georgia's Agriculture Minister Temporarily Steps Down

Georgian Agriculture Minister Davit Kirvalidze has temporarily stepped down from his post after several of his ministry’s top officials were detained on corruption charges. Kirvalidze told journal...

Georgia | 27 June 2012
Problems in the agricultural sector

All independent analysts, as well as the country's population are aware of Georgia's dire agricultural situation. More than two-million people in Georgia live in rural areas; more than a quarter of th...

Georgia | 22 June 2012
NGOs discuss rural development in Georgia

At a conference entitled Opportunities in Rural Development for Small Framers hosted by CARE International in the Caucasus (CIC), the opportunities for small-scale farmers living in Georgia’s rural ar...

Georgia | 20 June 2012
Saakashvili says he wants to develop agriculture

President Mikheil Saakashvili says his first priority is the development of agriculture. Manana Manjgaladze, the president’s spokesperson, said this at a briefing Tuesday. Georgia is considered ...

Georgia | 22 February 2011
Georgia has 'great agricultural potential'

President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, visited Tbilisi mill enterprise to inspect the conditions of the grain supply...

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