Mapping of the regulatory framework for import-export in Armenia and Georgia

As part of the project “Economy and Conflict”, CBDN is conducting a mapping of the existing domestic and international legislative framework regulating the transportation of products such as tea, wine, cheese, honey and other bee products across the Armenian-Georgian border. The mapping considers the cases of both commercial trade and private consumption (including the quantities of declared and undeclared goods, customs costs and so on) of products such as honey and other bee products, cheese, tea and wine. Read more

Mapping of the Beekeeping Sector in the South Caucasus and Turkey

Between July and November 2013, CBDN worked together with experts to conduct a mapping of the state of the beekeeping sector in the South Caucasus and Turkey (Kars). The goal of conducting the research was to produce an up-to-date analysis of the sector, including both an overview of the background issues and its current state, as well as recommendations from experts and practitioners for its improvement. The work studies the particularities, the material and technical infrastructure, the production of honey and other bee products, the current marketing and the market potential of the honey, the role of beekeeping institutions, and finally the prospects for regional cooperation within the sector. In 2014, the data were revised and the research materials compiled into a full report. Read more