27.03.2018 – CIP potato tub plants (tissue culture) transplanted into greenhouse from in vitro laboratory at CIP partner SRCA. Mini tubers will be produced at greenhouse for future multiplication at farmers’ farms.
2018, May 1-3 – the training courses will reorganized for scientists by International Potato center at the partner institutions – Scientific-Research center of Aghriculture – May 1-2 and Agricultural University of Georgia – May 3. 1) Agricultural Production Systems simulator (APSIM), proff. Ahmad Manchadi, university BOKU, Austria. About the course: APSIM Training Course at AgUni
March 14 – The Scientific-Research Center of Agriculture (SRCA) under supervision of International Potato center started planting a seed potato class G1 on the experimental station of SRCA in Tsilkani. 28 CIP potato varieties and 4 control have been selected for experiment to study viruses resistance of potato varieties.
The Enhancing Rural Livelihoods in Georgia project was officially launched during a ceremony for the opening of the International Potato Center (CIP) Regional Office for Central Asia and the Caucasus, which took place in Tbilisi on October 11, 2017. During that event, CIP scientists gave presentations on the project’s goals and activities to an audience
Enhancing Rural Livelihoods in Georgia: Introducing Integrated Seed Health Approaches to Local Potato Seed Systems
The International Potato Center (CIP), together with its partners in Georgia, organized a workshop from 11-14 Oct, 2017 in Tbilisi to initiate and plan the new project, ‘Enhancing Rural Livelihoods in Georgia: Introducing Integrated Seed Health Approaches to Local Potato Seed Systems’, funded by the Austrian development agency and led by CIP.