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The present scoping study identifies five core sectors of Georgian economy applicable for the TEEB Initiative; these are energy, tourism, agriculture, mining, and forestry. The study highlights the substantial dependence of these driving forces of Georgian economy on natural capital and the services it provides.

This scoping study  takes stock of work that has been done thus far on biodiversity and ecosystem services assessments in Georgia; prioritizes important economic sectors and highlights critical relationships to biodiversity and ecosystem services. This study formulates important questions that may be answered by a full TEEB study and provides an implementation roadmap for undertaking a full TEEB study in Georgia.

Download the report here.