Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia

The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia (Georgian: საქართველოს გარემოს დაცვისა და სოფლის მეურნეობის სამინისტრო, sakartvelos garemos datsvisa da soplis meurneobis saministro) is a governmental agency within the Cabinet of Georgia in charge of regulation of economic activity in the agricultural sector of the country and environment protection with a purpose of increasing the sector's production capacity. The ministry is headed by Gigla Agulashvili.[2]

Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia
საქართველოს გარემოს დაცვისა და სოფლის მეურნეობის სამინისტრო
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Agency overview
Headquarters6 Marshal Gelovani Str., Tbilisi, Georgia 0134
Annual budget291 million (2015)[1]
Agency executive
  • Levan Davitashvili, Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia
Website[1]

StructureEdit

The ministry is headed by a minister, first deputy minister and two deputy ministers. It is subdivided into General Inspection, Management Unit for Food Safety and Risk Analysis, Department of Cooperation with International Organizations and Projects Management which overlook divisions on Rural Development, Region Rule, Legal Issues, etc.[3] In December 2017, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection was abolished and merged into that of Agriculture, which was renamed into the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Agriculture of Georgia.[4]

Ministers after 2004Edit

  • David Shervashidze, February 2004 – December 2004
  • Mikheil Svimonishvili, December 2004 – November 2006
  • Petre Tsiskarishvili, November 2006 – May 2008
  • Bakur Kvezereli, April 2008 – October 2011
  • Zaza Gorozia, October 2011 – October 2012
  • David Kirvalidze, October 2012 – April 2013[5]
  • Shalva Pipia, April 2013 –
  • Otar Danelia, December 30, 2015 – September 9, 2016
  • Levan Davitashvili, September 9, 2016 – present

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.civil.ge/geo/article.php?id=28719
  2. ^ "Government of Georgia". Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2011-03-24.
  3. ^ "Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia. Structure". Retrieved 2011-03-24.
  4. ^ "New Government Wins Confidence Vote". Civil Georgia. 22 December 2017. Retrieved 23 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Agriculture Minister Quits After Arrests". Civil.ge. Retrieved 2 August 2013.