The mechanisms to enhance the effectiveness of forest conservation and management were considered
On the joint initiative of the Ministry of Environment, UNDP in Armenia and the German Agency for International Cooperation or (GIZ), there took place a workshop addressed to effective forest management.
Discussed issues regarding air pollution and transboundary impact
There were discussed issues over air pollution and transboundary impact during the workshop jointly organized by the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE). Representatives and experts of state, scientific and international organizations partook in the event.
USD 2.5 million grant will be directed to vulnerable settlements and poor families
“Strengthening land based adaptation capacity in communities adjacent to protected areas in Armenia” grant project has been launched, which will be implemented in rural and urban settlements of 4 communities in Tavoush, Ararat and Lori regions. The USD 2.5 million grant will be directed to setting up of berry and fruit orchards, creation of solar irrigation pumps for thereof, construction of solar dryers and greenhouses, restoration of arable lands and pastures, rehabilitation of roads.
Irina Ghaplanyan took part in Ecological Session on “Eco-cities – Sharing Experiences”
Deputy Minister of Environment Irina Ghaplanyan participated in the ecological session on “Eco-cities – Sharing Experiences” of the Eurasian Economic Forum in Xi'an, China.
In attendance were high-ranking guests from a number of countries: Moldova, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, China, Russia, Mongolia, etc.
Regional center for certification of refrigeration and climate specialists will operate in Armenia
Today, the participants of the session of the Interstate Ecological Council of the CIS countries, who arrived in Armenia, participated in the opening of the Regional Center for Continuing Education and Certification in “Anania Shirakatsi Lyceum” scientific-educational complex.
Erik Grigoryan was elected Chairman of CIS Interstate Ecological Council
The 5th session of the Interstate Ecological Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) took place in Yerevan, in the course of which Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan was elected Chairman of the Council for a term of one year.
The restoration project of degraded lands will be implemented in Armenia
Here will be implemented land degradation neutrality grant project in Armenia, developed by the Ministry of Environment together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).