Acting Minister of Environment Vahe Jilavyan today received the representatives of a number of hunting organizations.
Also, Acting Deputy Minister of Environment Vardan Melikyan participated in the meeting.
Along with Taron Brsoyan, Chairman of “Vorsak” Armenian Hunters and Fishers Union, Gagik Khachatryan, President of “Association of Armenian Hunters and Fishermen” NGO, and Hovhannes Khnusyan, a representative of Union of Hunters and Environmentalists “Aghavnabaze” and Mushegh Harutyunyan discussed envisaged amendments to the legislation streamlining the sphere, inclusive of several organizational issues with reference to 2020 hunting season.
On the initiative of the Ministry of Environment, it was proposed to create a platform for cooperation, mainly aimed at combating poaching. Here was suggested to imply joint efforts in the detection of poachers and, consequently in conservation of biodiversity.
The issue of fauna monitoring was, too, discussed. Taking into consideration the essential characteristics of the aforementioned organizations, it was offered to jointly monitor biodiversity.
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