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New Simplified Financial Reporting Standard for MSMEs

05-Jul-2018

New Simplified Financial Reporting Standard for MSMEs

On June 26, the newly simplified Financial Reporting Standard for Category IV-Entities was adopted with the goal to improve the quality and transparency of corporate financial statements, according to the decree of the Head of Service for Accounting, Reporting and Audit...

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Discussing How to Fight Corruption in Armenia

04-Jul-2018

Discussing How to Fight Corruption in Armenia

On June 29, Mr. David Lezhava, Public Policy Sector Director at PMCG, participated in a conference entitled “The anti-corruption policies and measures”, which was co-hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria and the EU Delegation to Armenia. Mr. Lezhava’s presen...

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Study to Identify Challenges for SMEs Seeking Access to Finance

02-Jul-2018

Study to Identify Challenges for SMEs Seeking Access to Finance

PMC Research recently launched a new project entitled “Leveraging SME Finance through Value Chains in Georgia”, designed to study the challenges facing SMEs with a particular focus on access to finance in Georgia.On June 21, Goga Khishtovani, Director at PMC Research, p...

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Discussing Opportunities and Challenges of the EU-Georgia DCFTA at Georgian Farmers Congress

21-Jun-2018

Discussing Opportunities and Challenges of the EU-Georgia DCFTA at Georgian Farmers Congress

On June 15, PMC Research participated in the Georgian Farmers Congress, an event designed to support dialogue between farmers and state bodies, a crucial aspect in the development of Georgia’s agricultural sector. Giorgi Khishtovani, Director at PMC Research, prese...

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Welcoming Our New Public Policy Sector Director

20-Jun-2018

Welcoming Our New Public Policy Sector Director

We are delighted to welcome David Lezhava to our team, as our new Public Policy Sector Director. Mr. Lezhava brings with him 20 years of sound experience in the fields of public finance and economic development, regional development, social policy and energy policy...

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Value Chain Analysis of Broccoli, Tangerine, and Raspberry in Georgia and Their Potential on the EU Value Chain Analysis of Broccoli, Tangerines and Raspberries in Georgia and their EU Market Potential

19-Jun-2018

Value Chain Analysis of Broccoli, Tangerine, and Raspberry in Georgia and Their Potential on the EU Value Chain Analysis of Broccoli, Tangerines and Raspberries in Georgia and their EU Market Potential

At the beginning of June, PMC Research hosted three public discussions and presentations in Marneuli, Mtskheta and Misaktsieli about the value chain analyses of three agricultural products, namely broccoli, tangerines and raspberries. The studies into these product...

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Discussing Georgia’s Sectoral Integration with the EU at 15th Batumi International Conference

16-Jun-2018

Discussing Georgia’s Sectoral Integration with the EU at 15th Batumi International Conference

On June 15, PMCG’s CEO and Chairman Aleksi Aleksishvili participated in the 15th Batumi International Conference “Georgia’s European Way.”Giorgi Margvelashvili, President of Georgia, Mikheil Janelidze, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Irak...

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Hosting Networking Lunch with UK Trade Mission to Georgia

06-Jun-2018

Hosting Networking Lunch with UK Trade Mission to Georgia

On June 4, we hosted a networking lunch with the UK’s trade mission to Georgia.The meeting served as an excellent opportunity for public and private institutions from Georgia and the UK to meet, establish connections and discuss possible collaboration. The trade mission...

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Discussing Role of Digitalization and Economic Reforms in Good Governance at OSCE Regional Ministerial Conference

04-Jun-2018

Discussing Role of Digitalization and Economic Reforms in Good Governance at OSCE Regional Ministerial Conference

On May 30, PMCG’s Chairman and CEO, Aleksi Aleksishvili, delivered a presentation to the OSCE Regional Ministerial Conference – “Good Governance and Economic Connectivity – best practices within the OSCE Region” - in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.Aleksishvili discussed ways to...

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Introducing Environmentally Friendly Communal Infrastructure in Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region

22-May-2018

Introducing Environmentally Friendly Communal Infrastructure in Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region

We are working with the United Water Supply Company of Georgia (UWSCG) to introduce environmentally friendly communal infrastructure in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region of Georgia. PMCG, as part of a consortium led by P2M Berlin, is collaborating with the UWSCG to improve c...

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PUBLICATIONS

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Issue 104: External Factors Affecting the Value of Georgian…

10-Jul-2018

Issue 104: External Factors Affecting the Value of Georgian Lari Exchange Rate

For the period of 2014 to 2017, in every first quarter of each year compared to the first quarter of the previous year, the nominal exchange rate of the Georgian Lari (GEL) against the US Dollar (USD) depreciated. This trend stopped this year though as in the first quarter of 201...

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Issue 103: Gross Domestic Product, 2017

28-May-2018

Issue 103: Gross Domestic Product, 2017

According to preliminary data, the Georgian economy is characterized by a 5.0% growth in 2017, which is the highest annual real growth rate for the country since 2012. A trend analysis of GDP is useful in comprehending the indicator relative to previous years. Furthermore, a sect...

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Issue 102: Higher and Vocational Education, 2013-2017

03-May-2018

Issue 102: Higher and Vocational Education, 2013-2017

High-quality education is one of the main determinants of economic growth. According to the “Government Program 2016-2020”, education is one of the main priorities for the Government of Georgia. Since 2013, the allocated budget of the Ministry of Education and Sciences of Georgia...

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PMCG, as part of the consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, is providing support to Kutaisi City municipality in elaboration of the Economic Development Strategy. The main objective of the project is to assist Kutaisi City municipality in developing a long term vision and mission of the city, identifying potential priority directions for economic development and developing projects to be implemented under each priority directions.

Start Date:
January, 2016
End Date: May, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

The objective of the project is to support the CSB in developing job evaluation methodology to be linked with the ranking system in civil service necessary for drafting the secondary legislation prior to the enactment of the new Law on Civil Service.

Start Date:
January, 2016
End Date: April, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

Policy and Management Consulting Group (PMCG) has signed a contract with the Tbilisi Entrepreneurship Support Fund to provide business-consulting diagnostic services to six Tbilisi–based business entities. 

Start Date:
December, 2015
End Date: February, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Optimal Service ltd., Eurobus ltd., Cheese house ltd., 4P House ltd., Logical Systems Company ltd., Minitour ltd.

Origin of Funding:

Tbilisi Entrepreneurship Support Center

 

PMCG, in cooperation with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP UK (PwC) (lead), Lucid Linx (BiH), Expert Group (Moldova) and The European Policy Centre (CEP) (Serbia), will support a series of governance and economic reform initiatives in Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Serbia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

Start Date:
June, 2015
End Date: March, 2019
Region: Eastern Europe
Country: Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Serbia and BiH
Client: 

Department for International Development
Good Governance Fund (GGF)

Origin of Funding:

Department for International Development
Good Governance Fund (GGF)

 

Chventan Ltd. is a trading company which has been operating on the Georgian market since 2014. The main business area of the company is purchasing fruits and vegetables in different regions of Georgia, transporting products to Tbilisi, processing, packaging and wholesaling. The company intends to expand, aiming to increase the number of clients it serves.

 

Start Date:
November, 2015
End Date: November, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client:  Chventan LTD
Origin of Funding: Chventan LTD/EBRD

 

The objective of this four-part assignment is to: (i) Assist the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure (MRDI) to design a general methodology for the preparation of Municipal Priority Documents (MPDs) based on regulation N244 of the Minister of Finance, about the “Methodology of Programme Budget Drafting”, including adequate actions to increase public awareness of, and civil society involvement in, consultations on MPD preparations; (ii) Directly support selected pilot municipalities to prepare MPDs covering the period of 2016-2019 in accordance with the general MPD methodology and to take adequate actions to increase public awareness of, and civil society involvement in, consultations during these preparations

 

Start Date:
September, 2015
End Date: January, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client:  Government of Georgia
Origin of Funding: UNDP

 

PMCG was awarded a framework contract by European Commission (EC) in the consortium led by ADE to implement the following project: Support to policy dialogue, coordination and reforms in Neighbourhood Investment Facility (NIF) related sectors in Armenia.

 

Start Date:
November, 2015
End Date: November, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Armenia
Client: 

Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia

Origin of Funding:

European Commission

 

PMCG, as part of a consortium led by Tetra Tech ARD, is providing support to MRDI, MOLHSA, Akhaltsikhe, Batumi and Kutaisi municipalities in capacity development of Internal Audit (IA) units. The objective of this assignment is to develop the capacity of Internal Audit (IA) units at the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure (MRDI), Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs (MOLHSA), and the municipalities of Akhaltsikhe, Batumi and Kutaisi, through providing assistance in developing: (1) IA mid-term (3-year) strategic plans based on risk assessments; (2) IA annual action plans according to IA manuals and guidelines; (3) IA annual reporting.

Start Date:
November, 2015
End Date: January, 2016
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Government of Georgia

Origin of Funding:

USAID/GGI

 

The training aims to help the PR department staff to acquire practical skills to master the art of conveying  very legalistic content in popular, simplified language, and to teach the Press Office staff how to write more effectively for the Parliament website, exploring the possibilities of creating new products for readers.

 

Start Date:
September, 2015
End Date: October, 2015
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client:  Government of Georgia
Origin of Funding: USAID/GGI

 

PMC Research, in partnership with the Georgian Institute of Public Affairs (GIPA) and the Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN), is supporting agriculture-related education and research institutions in the regions of Georgia to enhance their skills in conducting research work in response to region-specific needs, in the framework of ENPARD’s project.

Start Date:
October, 2015
End Date: April, 2017
Region: Caucasus
Country: Georgia
Client: 

Regional Institutions

Origin of Funding:

European Commission

 

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