New almond orchards planted in Georgia
Baku, Azerbaijan, September 9
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
New almond orchards have been planted on 10 ha of land in Georgia’s eastern region of Shida Kartli within the state-run project Plant the Future, aimed to stimulate agriculture in the country, Trend reports with reference to the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia.
Tkhoty Valley of Georgia has received 38,298 lari (about $12,938 or 11,747 euro) from the state to plant the orchards and set up an irrigation system in the village of Aghaiani of Kaspi Municipality.
Launched in 2015, Plant the Future project aims to assist farmers produce high quality products that would be highly competitive on local and international markets. Its financing from the state amounted to more than 7 million lari.
Important measures have been taken to diversify export markets, which will enable farmers and entrepreneurs to export their competitive product in the future.