(Samskhe Javakheti Region)
Area: 6,420 km²
Unemployment: 85.4% %
Per Capita GDP: 5,000 GEL
GDP change 2015-2017:
AUA TRDP Office
Ecotourism & Agro-tourism.
INDUSTRIES: agriculture, cattle breeding, chees production
NATURAL RESOURCES: mountainous terrain, several highland volcanic plateaus, mountain steppes, alpine and sub - alpine vegetation, canyons, rivers, large and small lakes
DESTINATIONS: Borjomi, Bakurani, Khertvisi Castle, Sapara Monastery, Cyclopean fortress
STRENGTHS: Building industry and textile development
WEAKNESS: Social and community service delivery, "seasonal migrants'"
OPPORTUNITIES: Tourism, workplace growth
THREATS: Lack of infrastructures (roads, bridges)