Salome Gelashvili recently became a member of a working group under the Agrarian Issues Committee of the Georgian parliament. The composition of the working group, members of which include the Georgian Farmers Association (GFA), REC Caucasus, and ISET representatives amongst others, was approved on 20 May 2021.
The working group will be established for five months and will discuss the following issues:
- Privatization and leasing of state/municipality-owned registered lands
- Regulation of agricultural land management issues between the state and municipalities
- Resolution of issues relating to leasing state-owned pasture land
- Acceleration of the registration of pastoral migration routes
The working group is expected to contribute to efficient agricultural land market management and improved administration in Georgia.