A new section of the Kobuleti bypass road in Georgia. Photo by: Gia Chkhatarashvili / Asian Development Bank / CC BY-NC-ND


Over the past decade, Georgia’s economy improved steadily largely due to its government’s aggressive implementation of broad economic and institutional reforms.

Even so, the country is faced with high unemployment. The slow growth in jobs, in particular, is a major challenge especially for the country’s youth. Agriculture currently employs half of the population but productivity growth in the sector is low.

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