Feasibility Study of Pesticide-Free Certification
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 mid-standard development and implementation opportunities 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 and discuss new standard implementation and certification system opportunities and its impact on the relevant sector.
GRETA project is part of the EU’s efforts to develop sustainable mountain tourism & organic agricultural production. It supports the 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.