3 new UAZ off-road vans to fully and effectively preserve the protected and forest areas of Syunik region


In an effort to increase the preservation efficiency of protected and forest areas in Syunik region, and to upgrade the technical capacity of those responsible agencies, 3 new UAZ off-road vans were purchased within the framework of “Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” (SPPA-A) project, the executive body of which is the Ministry of Environment.
 2 of the vehicles were provided to "Zangezur Biosphere Complex" SNCO of the Ministry of Environment, 1 - to Kapan Forestry Branch of "ArmForest" SNCO.
The vehicles, due to their high permeability, operation, high service efficiency will be used in the daily work of protection of forest areas, and as vehicles with cargo-passenger modification, if necessary, will be used for wildfire prevention in hard-to-reach areas, while organizing  group tours, as well as in the management of nurseries of beneficiary structures.
The donor organization of the project  is the German KfW Development Bank.