The following are comments from the Green Alternative to the EBRD draft country strategy for Georgia released on August 3, 2016. We hope that our comments will be taken into account and the final strategy will address properly existing challenges facing Georgia will result in funding environmentally and socially sound projects and programs.

The draft country strategy reviews different concerning aspects of Georgia and defines 4 strategic directions to face those in the forthcoming strategy period. However, we should stress that EBRD country strategy priorities largely ignores those direction defined by the European Commission approved single support framework for Georgia including the Agriculture and regional development, as well as the sustainable transport sector.

Our comments are mainly focused on strategic directions related to the energy sector and the promotion of the Public Private Partnerships. See more