In the frames of the United Nations Development Programme and the Global Environment Facility (UNDP-GEF) “Mainstreaming Sustainable Land and Forest in Mountain Landscapes of North-Eastern Armenia” project, with the assistance of the Ministry of Environment and with the technical support of the UNDP/GEF Small Grants Program (SGP), energy efficient solutions have been introduced to Dzoragyugh and Vahagni communities, Lori region, to reduce the pressure on nearby forest ecosystems.
Wood-fuelled heating systems of the the pre-school and the school of Dzoragyugh community (which has no gasification) have been replaced with solar batteries and solar water heaters.
Energy efficient furnaces developed and tested within the project scopes have been introduced to Vahagni community. They reduce fuel consumption by 25-30%. Due to the use of these furnaces in Noyemberyan region in the period of 2018-2019, 240 households saved about 500m3 firewood during the heating season.
Mining Inspection Body
Tel:(+374 10) 55 20 62
of the Ministry
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: Koryun 1, 3750009 Yerevan, tel. (+374 15) 48 48 48).