MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE

Tite Aroshidze

Date of Birth - 08.05.1977
Nationality - Georgian 
Marital status - Married, spouse and two children. 
Languages - Russian, English.



Education: 
2009 year: PhD in Public Finance - Budget Formation
Kutaisi University, Georgia. 
2000 - 2003 years: Master’s degree in Management - Economics
Georgian Technical University. 
1994 - 2000 years: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering 
Polytechnic Institute of Batumi, Georgia.

Professional positions: 
2017 - 2018 years: Caucasian Institute for Economic and Social Research - Analytics and Research Expert of Foreign investment - implementation of Assessment Studies of strategic documents in the Autonomous Republic of Ajara.
N(N)JP Institute of Democracy – Preparing Strategic Document, Monitoring of Sub Grants, Establishment of Community Connections; Project “Optimizing Local Potential for Rural Development in Keda Municipality”, Project is funded by European Neighborhood programme (ENPARD)
2015 - 2017 years: N(N)JP Institute of Democracy  - Project Manager;  Project: ”Launching employment-oriented education and development system in Ajara” Project is funded by European Neighborhood programme (ENPARD).
2011 - 2015 years: Batumi City Hall  - Deputy Head of the Financial Economic Service.
2009 - 2011 years: Batumi City Hall  -  Head of Economic Development Department.
2008 - 2009 years:  Batumi City Hall -  Representative of the Mayor in Khimshiashvili's district.
2005 - 2008 years: Association of Young Economist of Georgia – Chairman of Ajara Branch.
2005 - 2007 years: Charitable foundation "Paralell" -  Financial Manager. 
2004 - 2005 years: Association of Young Economists of Georgia - Executive Director of Ajara Branch.
2002 - 2005  years:  Industrial Pedagogical College of Batumi - Lecturer (Economics/Budget).
2002 -2003 years:  Business and Technologies Institute of Batumi - Lecturer (Economics/ Budget).

Experience in Public Activities:
2017 year: Project: “Supporting the Development of a National Concept of Sustainable Urban Transport Including National Strategy and Policy Framework” UNDP - Expert of National Economics. 
2017 year: Establishment of Local Action Groups – “AMAG” in Ajara Municipalities - Program Director.
2016 year: Action Plan for Sustainable Development of Energy of Batumi  (SEAP) - Expert in Transportation Policy.
2014 - 2015 years: United Nations Third National Announcement 02.2014 - 03.2015 - Expert in Transportation Policy – UNDP.
2013 - 2014 years: United Nations Development Program (UNDP) - Expert in Energy Efficiency Development.
2012 - 2015 years: Project "Optimization of City Transport" - Expert in Transportration and Economics Policy.
2006 - 2007 years:  Project " Promoting Development of Batumi Housing Societies "- Expert.
2005 - 2006 years:  Project "Budget Monitoring in Batumi "- Economic Expert.
2005 - 2006 years: Advisory Board of Ajara Region Economic Development Plan - Member.
2005 years: Social Assistance for Socially Vulnerable People in the Ministry of Health - Member of the Commission.
2005 years: Project: "Informing Population with Social and Health Care Programs" – Project Director.
2005 years: "Urban Institute" - Representative of Ajara for self-governing issues.
2004 years: "Economic Development Programme of Ajara Autonomous Republic"- Commission Member.

Publications:
Aroshidze. 2010. Economic and Financial Problems of Developing Countries.
Aroshidze. 2011. Main aspects of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SME) Development in Georgia.
Aroshidze. 2012. The Problems of Sustainable Development of the State Under Globalization.

Journal articles: 
Aroshidze. 2013. The reasons for the International Financial Crisis. Journal "Молодои Ученыи".
Aroshidze. 2014. Tax Stimulation of Agricultural Product Manufacturers in Georgia. Journal Economic Science for Rural Development.

Strategic Plan Document: 
Long-term Strategy for Economic Development of Batumi (2012 - 2014 years).


Academic M. Komakhidze street N 119
Batumi, Ajara Georgia
Postal code: 6000 
Cell phone: 0422 24 78 41
Email: t.aroshidze@moa.ge