Amid outcries from local residents against the foreign acquisition of agricultural lands in several Georgian regions, some experts have drafted recommendations to amend the Law of Georgia on the Ownership of Agricultural Land.
- Georgia Today
28 May 2013
Thousands of Punjabi farmers have bought land in distant Georgia lured by cheap prices, angering some locals.
High land prices are forcing Indians to till the more welcoming soils of the Caucasus
"In a world where war is provoked by food scarcity, farmers are the peacekeepers. No surprise, then, so many regimes want more of them," writes a journalist visiting the South African farmers taking up farming in Georgia.
- Mail & Guardian
24 Jun 2011
O Governo da Geórgia optou por uma solução pouco ortodoxa para desenvolver a agricultura do país: atrair os descendentes dos bôeres holandeses que se estabeleceram no sul da África com terras a preços irrisórios e cidadania.
El Gobierno de Georgia ha optado por una una solución poco ortodoxa para levantar la agricultura del país: tentar a los descendientes de los bóers holandeses que se afincaron en el sur de África con tierras a precio de regalo y ciudadanía.
The government of Georgia is offering state-owned farmland, for purchase, to farmer members of the Transvaal Agricultural Union (TAU) in South Africa
The Transvaal Agricultural Union believes as many as a thousand skilled South African farmers could go to plough their own furrow in Georgia where the government is offering them 80,000 ha
In what would be an extraordinary migration, the Georgian government has invited South Africa's farmers to buy up land in the country for next to nothing in exchange for bringing their expertise and knowledge of modern farming methods.
- The Independent
09 Nov 2010
Hassad Food Company intends to invest $500mn to $700mn this year for projects across the world as part of its mission to ensure food security for Qatar, chairman and managing director Nasser bin Mohamed Mubarak al-Fuhaid al-Hajri has said.
Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Co. plans to invest in Georgia, including the purchase of farm land, following a fact-finding trip in April.
Land buying firms no longer disclose their identities to avoid tarnishing their image