On April 24th and 27th, ISET Policy Institute held a two-day free Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) basic course for local government officials. RIA is one of the best mechanisms for evidence-based policy development, and the preparation of it became mandatory for a number of normative acts initiated by the government since 2020.
The ISET Policy Institute research team conducted a comprehensive study on the trade potential between Georgia and Indonesia. The study comprehensively analyzes Georgia's economic landscape, exploring growth trends, major industries, and fiscal policies. It evaluates dynamic factors influencing economic resilience and adaptability, assesses the business environment, identifies sectors for Indonesian companies, reviews existing cooperation, explores growth opportunities, and conducts a risk assessment.
Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) is a process of evidence-based policymaking, which helps in complying with better regulatory principles and designing better regulations. RIA is a tool for transparency of the legislative process. The issue of RIA institutionalization has been a commitment envisaged in the international and national policy documents of Georgia.
Food loss and waste (FLW) management and administration is a multidimensional concept, one which encompasses prevention and waste management during food production; post-harvest activities and practices; food safety and hygiene; labeling and date indication; as well as official control and taxation (VAT, income tax, profit tax).
ReforMeter and the USAID Economic Governance Program hosted yet another public-private dialogue dedicated to assessing progress in regulatory impact assessment (RIA) institutionalization reform.