In 2014 Luka Adikashvili graduated from Ilia State University Engineering Faculty as M.Sc. of Geophysics. Since 2016 he is a geology PhD student in the same university, working on identification of ancient quarries of construction material for Georgian cultural heritage by means of petrographic and geochemical analysis. He has worked in many projects with Ilia State University as an invited specialist, mostly as a field expert and/or translator He has also worked as a free-lancer for several projects such as the Preparation of a Reference Matrix for Akhmeta and Dedoplistskaro Municipalities on behalf of GIZ. As an associate to ESTOK he worked as a field assistant, conducted socio-economic interviews, translated live and the documents of the project “Organization and implementation of the 2016 Pasture Degradation Monitoring Program in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park in Georgia”. For the University of Greifswald he furthermore assisted in the translation and facilitation of workshop-based economic field experiments on common pasture use in Kakhetian villages. In 2017 he presented his PhD research topic and its progress at the Center for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship (CARS) Celebration at Bridgewater State University, Massachusetts, USA.