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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. Thus the study is an important step forward in valuing natural capital; though it necessarily needs to be followed by a full TEEB National Study to ensure the sustainability of the country’s commitment towards demonstration of strong relationship between economy and environment, and the integration of value of natural capital into national economic policies.

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