“Production of High Quality Vine Seedlings” 2001-2003
Finance Organization: British Government, Department for International Development (DFID)
Project Budget: USD 12 500
“Production of High Quality Vine Seedling” (Ajara)
The incomes of the 80 farmers involved in the project for 2002 have increased by 21-31% as a result of improving productivity of the existing vineyards trough provision by the project of a quality inputs, improved husbandry techniques, training and machinery. The high quality seedlings for establishment new vineyards will increase vineyard productivity starting in 2004 and the income received from the increased production will increase the annual returns of Union members several times. Total annual income per family before the project was 1400-1500 GEL and by 2007 it is projected to reach 4000 GEL.