Acting Head of the Agriculture and Rural Policy Research Center

Salome Gelashvili

Salome Gelashvili has a BA Degree in Business Administration from Tbilisi State University (2009) and an MA in Economics from ISET (2011).

Salome has extensive experience in the research, monitoring and evaluation of economic development projects with a particular focus on agriculture. In July 2014, she joined the Agricultural Policy Research Center (APRC) at ISET-PI as a Senior Research Associate. Prior to joining the APRC, she worked for the Mercy Corps as a Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist.

As of today, Salome is the Acting Head of the APRC. Throughout her career at ISET-PI, Salome has managed more than twenty research projects and is also an experienced trainer and moderator.
Salome is teaching the Principles of Microeconomics and Macroeconomics at the Georgian-American University (GAU). Her research interests include Agricultural Economics, Development Economics and Macroeconomic Policy.




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pdf Curriculum vitae


1. Pilot Cost-Benefit Analysis for Alliances SJ Project

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

3. Bumper Analysis of Agriculture Sector of Georgia

4. Assessment of the Agricultural Card Program in Georgia

5. Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) on the Crop Insurance Reform of Georgia

6. Assess the Food Security Data Relevance and Collection Mechanisms in the South Caucasus

7. Livestock Farm-Enterprise Models in Kakheti Region

8. Identifying Sectoral Priorities in Georgian Agriculture

9. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Climate Change Adaptation Measures in Agriculture

10. Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) of the Draft Law of Georgia on Biodiversity

11. Evaluation of Pilot Projects in Tusheti

12. MOLI Efficiency Evaluation

13. Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) on Draft Law on Windbreaks

14. Identification of Sectors with High Potential for Economic Growth in the Mountainous Regions of Georgia

15. Georgia Dairy Market System Analysis and Mapping

16. Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) of the Draft Law on Soil Protection

17. Study of Value Added Tax (VAT) Exemption Benefits for Increasing the Competitiveness of the Georgian Dairy Sector

18. Analysis of the Agricultural Knowledge and Information System (AKIS) in Georgia

19. RIA on High Mountainous Region Designation of Energy Development and Access

20. Developing a Water Policy Outlook for Georgia: country assessment

21. Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) on the Draft Law on Agritourism

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