Our Mission

ED aims to promote good governance and sustainable development.



Foster multidisciplinary and analytical research on environmental issues.


Provide society with accurate information and ground based evidence for thematic dialogues and informative decisions


Promote innovative sustainable environmental practices for development projects.

Our Objectives

Develop mechanisms

Foster environmental resource management practices through innovative research and interdisciplinary cooperation.

Drive Partnerships

Foster social-economic, cultural and natural environment policy formation on local, national and international levels through multi-stakeholder dialogues and partnership.

Build Capacity

Strengthen civil society, private sector and government institutional capacity development through information and awareness rising.

Our Partners

Our Team

Kakha Bakhtadze

From 2015 Kakhaber Bakhtadze is founder and board member for the NGO “Environment and Development” (ED). He is a Hubert H Humphrey Fellow for 2015-2016 in the field of Environmental Policy, Natural Resources Management and Climate Change.

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Nino Kheladze

From 2015 Nino Kheladze is founder and executive director for the NGO “Environment and Development” (ED)  She is Professional Master in Geo-information Management with emphasis on Land Administration (2007-2008) and Master of Science in Government and Spatial Information Management (2009-2011) graduated from the faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente (UT). Enschede, the Netherlands.

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