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Turning waste into money and heat – a win-win for people and the environment

In Armenia where forests make up around 11 percent of the territory, every single tree matters. Briquettes - a compressed block of straw, hay and sawdust – can provide low-cost fuel for households…  


Internship for young professionals

Internship will take place during 2020 (lasting 3-4 months), including practical skill and professional capacity building component provided by the employer, mentorship, as well as a involvement in…  


Trees are just like humans։ they require love and care - the EU Promotes Community-based Forest Management and Restoration

- Almost thirty-thousand-hectare wood lies in a two-thousand-meter high area of what is known as the “Noyemberyan forestry enterprise”, the branch of HayAntar (ArmForest) in Armenia’s Tavush region.…  


Every obstacle is easier to overcome when there is a helping hand

Recently, I got a chance to volunteer in distribution of emergency packages, including food and personal protective equipment, for lonely elderly residing in our community. This volunteering…  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

Working in close coordination with the World Health Organization (WHO), UNDP is helping countries to prepare for, respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing particularly on the most…  


Drawing equals

Amalya Harutyunyan is a graduate from the UNDP 5th “I am the Community” camp held in 2019 and one of the winners of DEMO Lab social innovation competition. Her “Inclusion” project is being implemented…  


Petrosyans’ Gastro Yard Opened in Aragyugh

On 5 March the official opening ceremony of Petrosyans’ Gastro Yard took place in Araghyugh village, Kotayk region. The event was organized by UNDP “Integrated Rural Tourism Development” project,…  


The European Union Green Agriculture Initiative in Armenia project officially launched

The largest European Union (EU) funded assistance project in the field of agriculture in Armenia was officially launched in Yerevan on 04 March. The project is titled the “EU Green Agriculture…  


“ART-takard” Gastro Yard Opening in Khachpar village

The official opening ceremony of “ART-takard” Gastro Yard took place in village Khachpar, Ararat region. The event was organized in the framework of “Integrated Rural Tourism Development” (IRTD)…  


“COP25 - Time4Action” Brings Together Decision Makers Facilitating Public-Private Cooperation and Enhancing Media Engagement for Battle against Climate Change

The “COP25 - Time4Action” awareness raising event was aimed at bringing together the leaders from highest levels and diverse coalitions across all sectors of society to discuss Armenia’s progress made…  

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