Nika Pertakhia joined the Georgian Farmers Association in December 2021. Nika is a Senior Researcher at GFA. Nika has 3 years of experience in State Program Management as well as 3 years of Experience in Monitoring&Evaluation, research and analysis. In 2019-2021, Nika worked at LEPL “Enterprise Georgia” as the Program Manager of the Entrepreneurship Department and the Head of the State Program Management Team at SME Support Department. In 2016-2019, Nika held the position of Researcher at GeoWel Research and covered a full specter of research activities of desk research, quantitative and quantitative research. Nika holds a Master’s Degree in Economics (2015) from International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET), He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration (2011) from Georgian-American University (GAU).