Transport Infrastructures in Armenia and Georgia

Transport Infrastructures in Armenia and Georgia

Date: 01-01-2016 - 01-01-2017
Status: Completed
Funder: Nina Pkhikidze, Ph.D. in Economic Development at the Center of Development
Impact area: Transport and Infrastructures
Transport Infrastructures in Armenia and Georgia

Project Description

Nina Pkhikidze’s study is an exploratory research on road infrastructure development in Armenia and Georgia and its impact on local social-economic indicators. It is aimed at revealing the impact of improved rural infrastructure on trade benefits of inter-country interconnections.

CRRC-Armenia assisted the researcher in conducting fieldwork in Armenia. Overall 6 focus group discussions were held by CRRC-Armenia in 2016 and 2017 to identify the effects of road infrastructure projects on the village and household levels.


  • Focus Group Discussions (FGDs)
  • 2-phased focus group discussions were conducted: 4 in 2016 and 2 – in 2017. Representatives of various communities both near Yerevan and remote ones were chosen by differentiated sampling.