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Projects

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PMC Research is working on the applied research project “The regional market assessment in Georgia using components of Smart Specialization” under the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)-supported project “Economic Participation of Internally Displaced Persons and Vulnerable Local Population in the South Caucasus” (EPIC) implemented by Action Against Hunger.

Start Date:
October, 2018
End Date: November, 2018
Country: Georgia
Origin of Funding: The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Budget: EURO 9,865

   






PMC Research is working to introduce a new vocational education and training (VET) system in Georgia in partnership with the Tallinn School of Economics, with support from the Republic of Estonia.
The project aims to diversify and improve the VET system in Georgia to ultimately increase the attractiveness of VET among Georgian students.

Start Date:
September, 2018
End Date: March, 2019
Country: Georgia
Origin of Funding: Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Budget: EURO 14, 403 

   






PMCG is working on the World Bank’s Human Capital Project in order to support the Government of Georgia to prioritize human capital development in a sustainable way. Georgia is listed as an “Early Adopter” of this World Bank initiative, which aims to develop a Human Capital Index (HCI) in order to advocate for investment in the human capital of future generations.

Start Date:
August, 2018
End Date: September, 2018
Country: Georgia
Origin of Funding: The World Bank
Budget: USD 10,000

   






PMC Research is working on a country note on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in the South Caucasus (Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan) under the Emerging Markets Forum project on the BRI.
The aim of the project is to study the impact of the BRI on the countries of Central Asia and the South Caucasus (CASC) and ascertain how these countries individually and through regional cooperative efforts can maximize the benefits of the BRI and manage any potential risks.

Start Date:
August, 2018
End Date: September, 2018
Country: Georgia
Origin of Funding: Emerging Markets Forum
Budget: USD 5000

   






The aim of the research is to study the challenges facing SMEs in Georgia in terms of access to finance, which will be conducted as part of the project “Leveraging SME Finance through Value Chains in Georgia”, supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) and the CAREC Institute (CI).

Start Date:
May, 2018
End Date: March, 2019
Country: Georgia
Origin of Funding: Asian Development Bank (ADB), Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), CAREC Institute (CI)
Budget: USD 7500

   






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