You recently went to Georgia, what have you done there?
Fert contacted me to participate in a six-day mission in the Samtskhe Javakheti region of the South Caucasus to accompany their Georgian partner, the GBDC. We therefore conducted this mission jointly, with a good complementarity of skills between the project manager Fert and me.
The objective was twofold: to bring my expertise in the dairy industry to help Fert to take stock after 6 years of actions in the small Caucasus. But it was also a matter of helping to lay the foundations for an extension of the project from 2018 onwards.
To this end, numerous contacts were organized by the GBDC, which accompanied us throughout the week: visits to producers, meetings with processors (breeders or dairies) and other actors: suppliers, health services ‘State…