Ifo World Economic Survey (Third Quarter of 2017)
In November 2017, ifo published its World Economic Survey for the third quarter of 2017. In the report, among other countries, Georgia’s current economic situation was assessed and predictions were made.
Trainings Conducted as part of the “Civil Society Organizations Supporting Free Trade with Europe” Project
In September and October 2017, PMC Research Center conducted trainings and stakeholder meetings about value chain analysis methods in seven regions of Georgia. More specifically, the trainings were carried out for civil society organizations (CSOs) in Kakheti, Kvemo Kartli, Mtskheta-Mtianeti, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Imereti, Samegrelo, and Adjara regions.
Product Selection for Value Chain Analysis Discussed in Adjara
On September 23, PMC Research hosted a working meeting to discuss and select the most valuable agricultural product for Adjara in order to conduct a value chain analysis (VCA), as part of the European Commission (EC) project “Regional Civil Society Organizations as Vectors of Rural Economic Development”.
New Project to Support Rural Development in Khulo
On September 15, the European Union launched a new development project entitled “Promotion of Rural Development and Diversification in Khulo Municipality”.
Georgian-German Startup Forum
On September 4, Georgian-German Startup Forum was held at Technopark, organized by PMC Research in collaboration with Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA). The event aimed to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experience regarding entrepreneurship and was part of the Germany-Georgia Friendship Year, supported by the German Embassy in Georgia and Procredit Bank.
Welcoming Our New Research Director
We are delighted to welcome Giorgi Khishtovani to our team, as our new Research Director. Giorgi brings with him eight years of sound experience in public, private and non-governmental sectors in Georgia and abroad, as a lecturer, trainer, consultant, researcher, and project manager.
Enhancing Role of CSOs in Georgia in Regional Economic Development Process
PMC Research, in cooperation with People in Need (PIN), the Rural Communities Development Agency (RCDA), and Association ATINATI, is working under the European Commission project - Regional Civil Society Organizations as Vectors of Rural Economic Development - to promote rural economic development and stimulate the agricultural sector in Georgia.
Promoting Rural Development in Khulo Municipality
PMC Research, as part of a European Commission project, has started working together with Caritas Czech Republic and the Croatian Rural Development Network to promote rural development and diversification in the municipality of Khulo in Georgia.
Welcoming Our New Junior Researcher at PMC Research
We are pleased to welcome Andro Tvaliashvili to our team as our new Junior Researcher, replacing Irakli Barbakadze who has moved on to the National Bank of Georgia.
Increasing Transparency of Public Spending in Georgia
Policy and Management Consulting Group (PMCG) has recently launched a project - Partnership for Budget Transparency: Civil Society Oversight of Public Spending in Georgia, funded by Europe Foundation, focused on enhancing civil society engagement in Georgia regarding budgeting process.
Onion Value Chain Analysis in Samtskhe-Javakheti Region
On December 9, PMC Research held a presentation to introduce the findings of a Value Chain Analysis (VCA) on onions in the city of Akhaltsikhe, Samtskhe-Javakheti region.
We are Awarded for the Highest Level of Transparency
We are excited to share the news that PMC Research Center (PMC RC) was recently granted a 5 star transparency award. It is a great honor for us to be awarded by international organization Transparify for setting the gold standard for the field as a whole, by reflecting exemplary transparency in publicly disclosing sources of funding. 
Discussing the Role of Think Tanks in Facilitating Sustainable Development in Asia
On June 8-10, PMC Research participated in the 4th Asia Think Tank Summit held in Seoul, South Korea. The Summit was dedicated to “Sustainable Development Goals in the Asian Landscape: Think Tanks as Catalysts for Policy Analysis and Implementation”.
Empowering Modern Research Practices of Regional Agriculture-Related Institutions in Georgia
On April 13-25, PMC Research is conducting trainings for regional education and research institutions on modern tools in research, focusing on the agricultural field.
Welcoming Our New Research Director
We are very pleased to welcome Maya Grigolia to our team as our new Research Director after the position was vacated by Tamar Jugheli who is pursuing her PhD in Germany.