Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Tigran Avinyan and Executive Director of Caucasus Nature Fund George Giacomini today signed a grant contract aimed at assisting Armenia during the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the contract, the Caucasus Nature Fund, in addition to the assistance provided to protected areas in Armenia, will provide another EUR 500,000 as budget support to the Government of Armenia. The grant will mainly be geared towards funding for Dilijan National Park, Lake Arpi National Park, Khosrov Forest State Reserve and Zangezur Biosphere Complex SNCOs.
Caucasus Nature Fund (CNF) has been providing assistance to specially protected nature areas and co-financing the current expenditures in protected areas in Armenia for over a decade. In the past ten years, the Fund has provided more than EUR 5,000,000 in assistance to Armenia.