Mapping activities are in progress within “10 million trees” initiative scopes
With assistance of the Ministry of Environment, within the framework of “Mainstreaming Sustainable Land and Forest Management in Mountain of North-Eastern Armenia” project, funded by Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in the period of 2019-2020 an area of about 3,000 hectares must be located and mapped for the activities of the 10 million planting project to be implemented in 2021.
Announcement on clarification of urgent issues
Taking into consideration the measures taken against the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and the current state of emergency, the Ministry of Environment informs that in case of urgent issues related to delivery permits for substances of atmospheric emissions and ozone-depleting, you may call on the following number: 374 96 095128, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (responsible person: Hasmik Saroyan).
As you know, “10 million trees” unprecedented environmental initiative has been launched in Armenia. We continue to work on this pivotal and large-scale initiative’s fulfillment.
On October 10, 2020, we were aimed at planting 10․000․000 trees, thus giving new life to our country and land, ensuring a healthy and clean environment for the future generations.
Assistance addressed to tourism development
With backing of the Ministry of Environment, in the frames of “Mainstreaming Sustainable Land and Forest Management in Mountain of North-Eastern Armenia” project, funded by Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in the period of 2018-2019 “Lore” Rescue Team NGO implemented “Sports and adventure tourism development” project in the forest area nearby Stepanavan, the objective of which is the development of nature-based tourism through establishing a rope park.
CALL-ADMONISHMENT ON WRITING USING ARMENIAN SCRIPT
In the conditions of the declared state of emergency in the Republic of Armenia, state administration and local self-government bodies have reorganized their work, proposing citizens and organizations to write applications, inquiries and letters on urgent needs, problems and issues online.
New appointments in the Ministry of Environment:
“Hydrometeorology and Monitoring Center” SNCO
By the order of Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan, Levon Azizyan was appointed to the post of Acting Director of the newly established “Hydrometeorology and Monitoring Center” SNCO.
Vahe Matsakyan was appointed to the post of Director of “ArmForest” SNCO of the Committee of Forest of the Ministry of Environment.
Annual savings of 1.800.000 AMD, due to the sun
The outcomes of the work of the Ministry of Environment
In the frames of “Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” (SPPA-A) project, with the support of the Ministry of Environment-coordinated small grants component (SGC), “New Planet” environmental NGO implemented a project of upgrading the heating system of the secondary school of the city of Agarak, Syunik region, with the installation of advanced solar photovoltaic (PV) heating systems.