Assessing the progress of the SME Development reform (henceforth "SME reform") relates to the activities that have been implemented and are planned in accordance with the SME Development Strategy of Georgia 2021-2025. The strategy aims to restore positive trends that were present prior to the onset of the pandemic and to support the continued growth of small and medium-sized enterprises.
On December 20, ReforMeter and the USAID Economic Governance Program hosted a second public-private dialogue dedicated to assessing progress in capital market development reform. The assessment of the progress of the reform includes an overview of the activities planned and implemented within the 2023-2024 action plan of the 2023-2028 capital market development strategy.
ReforMeter and the USAID Economic Governance Program hosted yet another public-private dialogue –this time dedicated to assessing reform progress in small and medium enterprise development.
The EaP CSO program, funded by BMZ and implemented by GIZ, strengthens CSOs in EaP countries, focusing on institutional capacity, networking, and grant projects for sustainable local development.
On 18 October, Tamar Sulukhia, Director of the ISET Policy Institute, took part in a panel discussion dedicated to the launch of the Systemic Country Diagnostic (SCD) Update for Georgia during an event organized by the World Bank. The report, entitled “Georgia: Keeping the Reform Momentum”, provides a comprehensive analysis of the developmental challenges and opportunities that the country requires to accelerate progress toward a reduction in poverty alongside shared prosperity in a sustainable manner.