Senior Researcher at Agricultural Policy Research Center

Ia Katsia

Ia Katsia has joined Agricultural Policy Research Center (APRC) at ISET Policy Institute as a Research Associate in July 2014. She received her BSc in Business Administration from Akaki Tsereteli State University in 2011. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University (ISET) in 2014.

While studying at ISET she was enrolled in an Agricultural concentration. Currently, she is involved in various research projects at ISET-PI related to agriculture and rural development and she is responsible for quarterly agricultural newsletter. Her research interests include Agriculture Economics, Political Economics and Development Economics, Food Safety and Sustainable Development.






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pdf Curriculum vitae


1. The Effect of Reduced Wine Exports on Grape Prices

2. The Role of Family Farming in the Sustainable Development of Agriculture Sector and Poverty Reduction in Georgia

3. Feasibility Study on Agricultural Insturance in Georgia

4. Bumper Analysis of Agricultural Sector of Georgia

5. Assessment of the Agricultural Card Program in Georgia

7. Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) on the Crop Insurance Reform of Georgia

8. Agriculture and Food Production: Potential in Georgia

9. Assess the Food Security Data Relevance and Collection Mechanisms in the South Caucasus

10. Livestock Farm-Enterprise Models in Kakheti Region

11. Meet The Meat Demand

12. An Assessment of Enterprise Performance of Agricultural Cooperatives

13. Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) of the Draft Law of Georgia on Biodiversity

14. Study on Private Service Providers in Organic Hazelnut Value Chain in Georgia

15. Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) on Draft Law on Windbreaks

16. Georgia Dairy Market System Analysis and Mapping

17. Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) of the Draft Law on Soil Protection

18. The Impact of Sanitary, Phytosanitary, and Quality-related Standards on the Trade Flow between CAREC Countries and Georgia

19. Study of Value Added Tax (VAT) Exemption Benefits for Increasing the Competitiveness of the Georgian Dairy Sector

20. Rapid Assessment for community-based Mountain Tourism Development in the South Caucasus

21. RIA on High Mountainous Region Designation of Energy Development and Access

22. Developing a Water Policy Outlook for Georgia: country assessment

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