Agriculture plays important role in the economy of Georgia. It is especially important for the population of the country’s regions as it is their main source of income.
The major goal of this research is to analyze walnut value chain in Ajara region. This implies description of walnut production and sales processes, determination of advantages and disadvantages of the chain, and drafting of recommendations.
Georgian soil and climate is favorable for walnut cultivation. The plant is cultivated in every region of the country. Ajara is a leader in terms of production, followed by Shida Kartli, Kakheti, and Imereti.
In terms of production, walnut is not a leading plant for Ajara currently, however, the prices and demand on walnut are high, which indicates that the plant has interesting potential.