After a 50-year break, the leopard returned to Tavoush region
The cameras captured a leopard in the area of Yenoqavan village of Tavush region.
Earlier, on November 19, 2019, the news was disseminated that a leopard had attacked one of the residents of Yenoqavan.
8.5 tons of agricultural products, 5500 sq. m. farm, 8 new jobs
Due to the Ministry of Environment-implemented “Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” (SPPA-A), a new company has been established in Tatev community of Syunik region, which is engaged in the production of agricultural products.
As a result of the project, 5,500 square meters of land plot free of charge for 25 years was purchased in Tatev settlement, in which two greenhouses of 200 square meters and open fields were established respectively.
23 hectares of reforestation in the one particular forestry
In the previous year, by dint of the funds allocated from the state budget, “ArmForest” SNCO supervised unprecedented volume of afforestation activities. On May 2, Minister of Environment Erik Grigoryan and Deputy Minister Vardan Melikyan conducted a visit to forest enterprises of Lori and Tavoush regions, summed up the large-scale works performed in 2019 along with the workers of “ArmForest” SNCO. In the spring and autumn of 2019, around 70,000 trees were planted in “ArmForest” SNCO’s “Voskepar” forest enterprise, Noyemberyan community, Tavoush region.
Plant “Your Tree” series!
If you have dreamed of planting a tree, then now this is the best time to learn.
Today, we will talk about planting and growing apple trees.
700.000 AMD grant to 91 families of Syunik region
The 91 families of Syunik region were given the opportunity to launch new business programs, which will help them to improve their socio-economic situation, meanwhile preventing excessive pressure on forests and the environment.
The adverse economic impact will be minimized through willows: Who can apply for the program?
The decree of the government on "Approving the fifteenth program to curb the economic impact of COVID-19" was adopted at today's Cabinet meeting.
Bees are key actors in the pollination process
Since, they and other pollinators, such as butterflies, face a greater threat due to human activities.
The use of pesticides, land use change, intensive agricultural management and climate change are the main threats to bee species diversity and viability.