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Share of Locally Produced Pork on the Georgian Market to Increase

Published: September 13, 2013 | 8:22 am
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The share of locally produced pork on the Georgian market is about to increase – the Partnership Fund, in cooperation with the Bank of Georgia and the meat company Kalanda, has just completed its first large scale project in the agriculture sector. According to the Director of the fund Irakli Kovzanadze, the share of locally produced pork meat on the Georgian market will increase from 10% to 20% thanks to their active involvement. He adds that the Partnership Fund will continue to support agricultural projects in the future.
The Director General of Kalanda Ltd. has stated that the pig breeding complex that was built with the financial help of the Bank of Georgia and the Partnership Fund will bring supply the Georgian market with 3000 tonnes of pork meat each year.
The pig breeding complex is located near the village of Koda in Tetritskaro region, and was constructed at a cost of $10 million.

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