Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) Executive Director Geof Giacomini and National Coordinator Arman Vermishyan.
The CNF is one of the key partners of the Ministry of Nature Protection in the development of specially protected areas of nature (SPAs), thus the sides are highly appreciative of the present level of the cooperation. The two sides expressed satisfaction that the level of preservation has been significantly increased in the specially protected areas of Armenia.
The meeting took a note of backing CNF with introduction of an integrated system of environmental monitoring and video surveillance. The Caucasus Nature Fund will allocate a grant of 700.000 thousand euros to “Lake Arpi” and “Dilijan” national parks, "Khosrov Forest" state reserve and "Zangezur" Biosphere Complex” for 2019.
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Environmental Protection and Mining Inspection Body was defined as a subordinate body to the Government by the RA law on “State administration system bodies” adopted on March 23, 2018, thus citizens may send their calls and applications to the Head of the Inspection Body (Address: 46 Charenc, Yerevan, tel. 011-81-85-92).