BAKU, Azerbaijan, Mar. 6
By Maryana Akhmedova – Trend:
The UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) continues implementing a project to make Georgian food products more competitive and with better availability on the EU market, the Chief of UNIDO’s Regional Coordination Division - Europe and Central Asia, Jacek Cukrowski, told Trend.
"The UNIDO project is helping to promote traditional origin-linked products to support their value chains, which can have many positive effects, including decent incomes for the population, in particular for women," Cukrowski said.
UNIDO has identified a variety of typical food products with high growth and employment potential in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti administrative and Tusheti historic regions, and has developed recommendations for technical assistance, he explained.
According to the Chief of UNIDO’s Regional Coordination Division, UNIDO will continue supporting Georgia’s sustainable growth in the future.
The thematic areas of UNIDO’s cooperation in Georgia will include agribusiness and rural entrepreneurship, competitiveness and market access, as well as sustainable energy and sound environmental management, Cukrowski concluded.
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