BUSINESS
New Georgian-Swiss farm to be established in Racha
17 October, 2017
Georgia’s highland region of Racha that is oftened compared to Switzerland due to its landscape and beauty will become home to yet another Georgian-Swiss farm. The Georgian-Swiss company Blauenstein Georgia continues cooperation with local farmers in Racha Region, north-western Georgia.

According to the Ministry of Economy, within the framework of Livestock Development Project, a new farm arranged in accordance the modern standards will be built in the mountainous village of Skhvava in Ambrolauri District. The farm will will have the
capacity of 60 heads of cattle.

According to the compnay, 95 000 GEL will be invested in the construction of the farm.
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With the aim to support the project, National Agency of State Propertyof the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development gave agricultural land to the local farmer with 25 years lease.

According to the ministry, the promotion of farming is important for the development of cattle breeding in Racha Region and for maintaining the population in high mountain villages.

The company was established through Georgian-Swiss investment in Racha region in 2008. The company has already invested 15 million Gel in the region,throuhg which several farms were established in Racha.
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Nowadays Blauenstein Georgia produces fresh meat and meat products; the company owns farm, meat processing plant and a brand shop.

The company has a tight partnership with local population; they not only train and employ local workers, but also support farmers by teaching modern farming techniques, giving cattle for farming, etc.


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Their model proved to be successful for Georgia and Blauenstein Georgia plans to continue cooperation with local population and increase the number of partner-farms in Racha up to 20 in the near future. Additionally, the company is planning to expand its activities to other mountainous regions of Georgia as well.

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