PMO Business Consulting, within the project of "Green Economy: Sustainable Mountain Tourism and Organic Agriculture (GRETA)." Commissioned by the Austrian Development Agency, prepared a baseline study to explore the opportunities of mid-standard development and implementation in Georgia.
The objective of the research was to evaluate the accessibility and effectiveness of the organic product certification mechanisms for SMEs. Develop recommendations to improve and ease the certification process of organic products, as well as to discuss new standard implementation and certification system opportunities and its impact on the relevant sector.
GRETA project is part of the EU’s efforts for the development of sustainable mountain tourism & organic agricultural production. It supports small and medium enterprises of Georgia with the purpose of improving their capacities and scaling up. It works with local authorities, public and private sector stakeholders in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Racha-Leckhumi-Kvemo Svaneti and upper Imereti regions.