Environment & Energy

  • Ecosystem Services and their Role in Poverty Alleviation in Armenia - A Case Study of Karaberd Gold MineNov 18, 2014Ecosystem Services and their Role in Poverty Alleviation in Armenia - A Case Study of Karaberd Gold MineThis study of the impact of the Karaberd gold mine on ecosystem services and the well-being of the community aims to inform decision making at the site, while also presenting a methodology that can be adopted at other locations to ensure mining is practiced in a responsible and sustainable manner. The pilot study presents a framework for a comprehensive assessment of the impacts of mining and for comparing mining with alternative land uses and development options.

  • Jun 7, 2013Building Wildfire Management Capacities to Enhance Adaptation of the Vulnerable Mountain Forests of Armenia - Lessons from Recent Experience

OUR WORK - ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY

UNDP is almost twenty years on the ground and we assist Armenia in: Promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in household and public sector; reducing the impact of climate change, as well supporting the country’s participation in international cooperation mechanisms; promoting green urban development; creating an effective system of disaster risk reduction as well as raising awareness on better disaster preparedness; and strengthening biodiversity protection through building national and local capacity in protected area and forest management institutions.

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