Anaklia Development Consortium warned on Thursday that the Anaklia Deep Sea Port project was at risk after finding out that the Georgian government had sanctioned construction of the Poti port. Following backlash, the Georgian economy minister said she knew nothing about the license and revoked the document, which she insisted was not a building permit. [Read more…]
A pitched battle between protesters and riot police in Georgia’s Pankisi Valley has undone years of work to build trust with a community that has been historically marginalised. The government needs to prioritise a more participatory approach to regional development over business interests.