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Project Title: Rural Economic Empowerment in South Caucasus Countries Donor: Sida / Helvetas Swiss Incorporation Timeframe: 01.06.2022 -31.12.2022 The overall objective of the project is the rural revitalization in the South Caucasus countries for the economic empowerment. The GFA has also identified the following specific objectives (SOs): SO1: Conduct Research on Rural/Agritourism industry actors in […]

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Livestock Sector Organic Waste Management The livestock sector continues to grow around the world. Accordingly, sector related waste, especially manure has a serious impact on the water quality and environment (FAO, 2006). Zoonotic pathogens and pesticide waste are the major pollutants produced by the above mentioned sector (WHO, 2012; NORMAN, 2016). During the past 20 […]

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What kind of waste does the agro-sector produce?  About two-thirds of the total waste generated in developed countries fall to the agricultural sector and the recycling industry.  This category of waste implies the materials generated as a result of various agricultural activities requiring the destruction or further recycling.  It is known that there are produced […]

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The project “Labour rights and occupational health and safety for farmers and employees” was implemented in 2021 July-October period by Georgian Farmers’ Association (GFA) within “Safe Business is Your Choice” campaign that is run by Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). The project was aiming to raise awareness of farmers, permanent and seasonal employees on […]

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Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture Climate change is caused by the high concentration of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in earth’s atmosphere. The overall impacts of climate change on agricultural sector are expected to be negative. Moreover, agriculture contributes to climate change. For instance, agriculture accounts for one-fifth (19%) of the total greenhouse gas emissions in […]

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