The main goal of this project was to develop a neutral platform for regular discussion of Georgian government policies, donor-financed programs to promote inclusive growth A total of seven debates and thee project presentations were hosted at ISET as part of this project on topics ranging from farmer cooperation to family farming, to tourism, to vocational training systems, to SME development, to access to energy. 

 Each debate was complemented with by site visits, follow up research and online discussions on the ISET Economist Blog, contributing to knowledge sharing, learning from the experience of others, and generation of new ideas.

Please see all project components and activities here:

Pilot Cost-Benefit Analysis for Alliances SJ Project

The Role of Family Farming in the Sustainable Development of Agriculture Sector and Poverty Reduction

Inclusive Growth Dialogue: Panel Discussion - Access to Energy and Water Supply in Georgia

Inclusive Growth Dialogue: Small and Medium Enterprises and their Importance for Economic Development in Georgia

Inclusive Growth Dialogue: The Role of the Tourism Sector in Promoting Inclusive Growth in Georgia

Inclusive Growth Dialogue: Presentation - Vocational Education and Training Problematic in Georgia’s Agricultural Sector

Inclusive Growth Dialogue: Presentation - Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Projects


Main Researchers

Eric Livny Giorgi Bakradze Irakli Galdava Olga Azhgibetseva

Donors and Partners

Swiss Cooperation Office for the South Caucasus

Project Milestones

Status: Completed

Start date: September 2013 End date: December 2014

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