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Intensive Orchards

In Tavush with the help of UNDP 12 non-formal agricultural groups established 40.1 ha of new fruit orchards, three of which are entirely women-led. These women oversee 9.224 ha of land. They used…  


The “Berd Berry” project

The project aims to conserve these valuable plant genetic resources in Navur, Itsakar, Verin Karmiraghbyur and Berd communities, with the aim of securing employment opportunities among local women.…  


Support to Rural Communities- Energy Efficient Greenhouses

These greenhouses are 135 square meters each and operate with drip irrigation system adding to sustainability in scarce water resource environment. Expert estimates show that during the high season of…  


Francophonie Summit Parallel event - Democratic and Inclusive Local Development

In the framework of the Summit of the Francophonie that took place in Yerevan on 11-12 October, the United Nations Development Programme, the French Association of Rural Mayors and the RA Ministry of…  


Wine Production in Berd, Tavush region

Eliza and Rafik, who after their retirement dedicated their life to agriculture and winemaking have been given the opportunity to professionalise their winemaking business. With her health issues…  


Vegetable Seedling Nursery

As a result of community meetings organised in a small village of Chinari in Tavush region, a group of 7 women came up with the idea of establishing a vegetable seedling nursery, in cooperation with…  


“Connect Students” Platform by a Young Female Researcher

Hermine Karapetyan, 28, is a fieldwork manager in Youth Studies Institute since 2013. She coordinates research works and the work of interviewers in Yerevan and in other regions of Armenia. She also…  


Women in Public Sector Innovation

Since 2016, UNDP in Armenia teamed up with the EU-supported Kolba Innovations Lab to mainstream innovation practices not only among active citizens, but also public sector in Armenia. Kolba is an…  


If you judge a book by its cover you might miss an amazing story…

The Ministry of Emergency Situations has spent considerable time and resources in the last few years to implement more inclusive and gender responsive projects. It has teamed up with UNDP in Armenia…  


Idea of Yamaka Application by a Female Occupational Therapist

Gayane Hovhannisyan, 28, is an Occupational Therapist, working in the state orphanage in Kharberd, where 220 children with special needs live. She also works for Louse rehabilitation centre where she…  

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