Elkana

ELKANA – Biological Farming Association The Biological Farming Association Elkana is a nongovernmental organization aimed at improvement of the socioeconomic conditions of the Georgian population and environmental protection through the fostering the development of sustainable organic farming and increasing self-reliance of the rural population. Elkana was founded in 1994 and its initial activities were limited to advisory services of farmers; at present, the organization’s scope of activity has widened and includes: – Sustainable & organic farming extension and training; – Organic market promotion in Georgia; – Conservation and sustainable utilization of agricultural diversity; – Supporting of business activities of organic farmers, farmer groups; – Product development and promotion on local and international markets; – Rural tourism and the valorisation of traditional food and wine production & processing; – Public awareness on the importance of organic farming and traditional varieties; – Advocacy for farmers’ rights.

16 Nakveti, 3rd Delisi str. GE – 0177 Tbilisi

Tel: (+995) 32 2 32 83 21

Fax:

Email: ruraltourism@elkana.org.ge

Web: http://www.ruraltourism.ge