Medicon Agriculture & Environmental Sciences (ISSN: 2972-2691)

Research Article

Volume 6 Issue 3

Production of Organic Agricultural Products in Georgia: Challenges and Development Opportunities

Tamar Lazariashvili1*, Nino Grigolaia2 and Eter Narimanishvili3
1Assistant Professor, Microeconomics Department, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia
2Professor, Business School, Alte University, Georgia
3Associate Professor, Samtskhe-Javakheti State University, Georgia

*Corresponding Author: Tamar lazariashvili, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, 2 University Street, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Published: March 04, 2024

DOI: 10.55162/MCAES.06.163

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Introduction: The article substantiates the importance of production of organic agro-food products in Georgia. Based on the assessment of the natural-resource potential of the production of bio products, the opportunities for the production of Georgian bio products and the expansion of positions on the local and international markets have been studied.

Aim and tasks: The aim of the study is to reveal the challenges of production of organic agricultural products in Georgia and develop recommendations on development opportunities.

Research results: As the findings of the research as the main challenges are identified small amount of certified products, complex certification process, lack of knowledge and skills of farmers, low access to credit and finance, lack of information about both local and export bio products markets, etc.

Conclusions: Through bibliographic research and interviews with experts, conclusions are made on the main challenges of production of organic agricultural products in Georgia. As a result of the analysis, the ways to overcome them are proposed and relevant recommendations are made

Keywords: Bio Economy; bio products; Georgia; bio production challenges; bio certificates; export expansion opportunities