Sowing the seeds of an agrobiodiverse tourist experience in Georgia

Q&A with industry experts We asked Mariam Jorjadze, Director of Elkana, a biological farming association, if she could talk to us about agrotourism in Georgia  from a smallholder producer perspective. Q: How is agritourism in Georgia supporting rural development? Agritourism is a source of increased employment and of pride particularly for young people in rural Georgia. It provides a space to market locally produced goods at better prices, including through value addition, while safeguarding local know-how on producing and preparing

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From Italy to Georgia: regenerating rural communities with agritourism

Exploring Georgia’s gastronomy offers tourists unique insights into the country and its culture. Enriching tourists’ experiences also has the potential to attract more visitors which can generate vital income in rural communities. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are working to unite Georgia’s unique food heritage, traditions and landscapes, by strengthening the links between agriculture and tourism. Last year, the EBRD and FAO organized  a study tour

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