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Georgian Tea Plantation Rehabilitation Program

Georgian Tea Plantation Rehabilitation Program


Program Objectives


Maximum use of Georgian tea potential and promotion of high-quality tea production, including production of bio (organic) tea. As a result, Raising self-sufficiency and export capacity.

•Privately owned as well as state owned abandoned tea plantations will be rehabilitated and tea primary processing modern enterprises will be established under this project.

•Increase Employment rate and improvement of socio-economic state of population.

•Promotion of modern Tea primary processing enterprises.

Conditions of The Program:

•Within the scope of this Program, the Agency shall provide co-financing of the rehabilitation works for the tea plantations owned by the Program beneficiary* and/or by the State

•Program will finance rehabilitation works under the following conditions:In the amount of 60% of the cost of the rehabilitation works for tea plantation(s) owned by the Program beneficiary (except for agricultural cooperatives), In the amount of 70% of the cost of the rehabilitation works* for state-owned tea plantation(s)* received on lease by the Program beneficiary (except for agricultural cooperatives)

•Program will finance rehabilitation works under the following conditions: In the amount of 80% of the cost of the rehabilitation works for tea plantation(s) owned by the agricultural cooperatives, In the amount of 90 % of the cost of the rehabilitation works* for state-owned tea plantation(s)

•The Agency shall transfer the ownership of primary tea leaf processing machinery, equipment and inventory free of any charge to an agricultural cooperative

•The rehabilitation cost shall not exceed 2 500 GEL (including VAT) per one hectare. If the cost of the rehabilitation exceeds 2 500 GEL, financing will be based on the the same amount per 1 ha

•Co-financing of the rehabilitation works will be carried out only in the company selected by the agency will be among the companies performing rehabilitation works  Read more