The interest in almonds is increasing around the world each year. This lead Foreign
investors to take into consideration new locations to setup almond orchards. Georgia posseses an extraordinary
opportunity to become a hot point for any almond production: the weather and the soil of the
eastern Georgia makes excellent conditions to commercially grow almonds.
In frameworks of USAID REAP project, \”Agro Solutions\” conducted the research about
potential of almond market in Georgia. Good research, Georgia has an
possibility for become one of the main countries in almond production. Based on this
research, was identified that from about total 10 hectares of almond orchards in 2015 it
grew to 900 hectares by recent data and this also figure commences to grow annually.
This led Georgia to come under the radars of foreign investors; Those investors already
conducted studies on risk factors and opportunities of almond production in Georgia.
Several instances of eastern Georgia are actually identified to obtain excellent climate and soil
conditions to cultivate particular commercial kinds of almonds.
Taking in consideration doing this potential, \”Agro Solutions\” founded \”Georgian Almond
Growers Association\” while using aims to back up Georgia to become a leading almond
production country worldwide.
GAGA aims to produce a platform, which could involve farmers who already owns almond
orchards in Georgia and same time will facilitate farmers who desire to involve in almond
production. Consultations might be guided by both, Georgian and foreign professionals who will
share their expertise on modern technologies of putting together almond orchards and?production.
GAGA, using the support of international partners, help Georgian almond growers to
identify and establish business relationship with foreign markets.
GAGA will attend various meetings, conferences, seminars and exhibition outside of
Georgia. This activities are going to be aimed to boost competence of Georgian farmers and
specialists in almond production.
GAGA wishes to pin Georgia for the world almond production map.