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

E-mail: ruraltourism@elkana.org.ge

Web: www.ruraltourism.ge