Invitation for the Evaluation of Small Grants Programs
The Ministry of Nature Protection-coordinated “Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” (SPPA-A) project implementation unit invites corresponding experts of educational, scientific and non-governmental organizations to participate in small grant programs’ evaluation - received from NGOs - registered in RA Syunik Marz.
The National Adaptation Plan is being developed
"National Adaptation Plan (NAP) to advance medium and long-term adaptation planning in Armenia" project has been launched, which is implemented with financing of USD 2.7 million grant from the Green Climate Fund provided to Armenia. The projects aims to establish adaptation priorities in our country outlined through the Paris Agreement.
The Minister of Nature Protection discussed prospects for cooperation with the Ambassador of China
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China Tian Erlong.
The sides pointed out the great potential for cooperation between two states in the sphere of environmental protection and discussed the practical steps focused on the full-fledged utilization of thereof.
Public-private partnership to effecintely address environmental issues
Today, Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan and General Manager of Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company Armenia Christoph Speck signed a memorandum of understanding. The cooperation envisaged by the memorandum is focused on conservation and restoration of the environment, sustainable management of wastes and water resources.
The representatives of private sector organizations were advised of Green Climate Fund financial toolkit
In the frames of "Green Climate Fund - new possibilities for financing" seminar discussions, Environmental Projects Implementation Unit of the Ministry of Nature Protection organized the next meeting for the representatives of state and private organizations, scientific institutions in the spheres of energy and agriculture.
A grant of 700.000 thousand euros will be allocated to specially protected areas of nature for 2019
Minister of Nature Protection Erik Grigoryan met with Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) Executive Director Geof Giacomini and National Coordinator Arman Vermishyan.
Fire extinguishment operations in "Yeghegnut" forestry enterprise of "ArmForest" SNCO are in progress
The fire broke out due to the disruption of the railway line, nearby Vahagnadzor village, Lori Region, at 18:32 yesterday evening, which entered the area of “Yeghegnut” forestry enterprise of "ArmForest" SNCO of the Committee of Forest of the Ministry of Nature Protection has been put out, thus fire extinguishment operations are in progress.