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Jagsir Sekhon checks on the pigs he keeps on a small plot of land that he owns near his home in the town of Gardabani. Georgia has seen its agricultural production drop in recent years and now imports 70% of its foodstuffs. In an atempt to stimulate agricultural production the government has encouraged immigration of people with agricultural skills. Since 2012 more than 2,000 migrants have come from the Indian state of Punjab, attracted by fertile land selling for around $1,000 - $1,500 per hectare, a fraction of the cost in India.