The Armenian office of GIZ held an event to discuss integrated biodiversity management in the South Caucasus.
The participants summed up the results of four-year work within “Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus” program. Overall, 27 million euros was allocated for the implementation of the program.
The event was attended by representatives of NGOs, as well as representatives of the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure, the Ministry of the Environment, and the Ministry of Economy.
GIZ has been working in Armenia since early 90s and an office in Armenia was opened in Yerevan.
The pilot measures within “Integrated Biodiversity Management, South Caucasus” program in Armenia were carried out in the regions of Aragatsotn, Shirak and Sisian, and in a number of state forest enterprises in the country. Together, they cover roughly a quarter of the country's land area.