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Farmer of Tomorrow

“Fresh air, smell of soil and seasonal harvest are everyday joys of a farmer,” says Tengiz Mikeladze from the remote village Buturauli.   Tengiz is a type of a farmer who was born into farming; who listens to his seedlings, and tirelessly removes the weeds for better harvest. Every new leaf mamore

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I am a Woman

Gender clichés still strong in Georgia where democratic transformation and economic growth merges with deep-rooted social traditions. The recent UNDP research shows that gender perceptions, which have not changed much over years, place men in a dominant position in many areas of social, economic andmore

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The Voice of Georgia

Michael Jackson, the beloved king of pop, in one of his songs urges to make the world a better place to live in. Wonder what this world looks like?  Is it a world with cleaner air and greener environment? A world without hunger and discrimination? A world which creates equal opportunities for amore

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Vocational Education Equips Youth for Careers

Last year, 19-year old Nino Narmania learnt that she needed computer skills to do her favourite job—sewing and making clothes. Intrigued and excited by the project, she enrolled in a college-level professional tailoring programme in Poti, a provincial town in western Georgia. Together with 50 other more

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Seeds of Knowledge

Isolda Kitesashvili became a farmer to help her family out of extreme poverty. She used to be a doctor in Kakheti, until the early 1990s when she and her husband both lost their jobs. To survive, she became farmer. She knew nothing about farming and for several years Isolda was barely able to mmore

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From Small Beginnings

Dali Chilachava fled from her home village in Abkhazia in 1993 when the first conflict broke up. Now she lives in Samegrelo, a region of Georgia that shelters more than 80,000 displaced. Dali’s family struggled from extreme poverty for 12 years until they found their rescue in growing lilies for salmore

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Building Better Future

Batumi, Georgia’s oldest maritime city in the region of Ajara, has vast potential for tourism, agriculture and trade. Despite the country’s economic reforms, poverty here remains high, with unemployment reaching 25%, much higher than in the other parts of Georgia.   The Batumi Business Incubatomore

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Business for People

Batumi– a port city on Georgia’s Black Sea coast is all about summer break and leisure for many Georgians. But for the city residents, summer is the busiest season. No exception is Tika Vetriakova, 29, who runs a small but rapidly growing company Clean World Adjara and provides professional cleaningmore

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