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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…  


The “faces” of COVID-19 in rural Armenian communities

120 days have passed, since the Government of Armenia has announced a state of emergency in Armenia, and COVID-19 remains one of the hottest topics with its biggest impact on all spheres of our daily…  


Yandex.Taxi Supports Armenian Urban Specialists Design Public Spaces in Yerevan

Yandex.Taxi has contributed to the UNDP in Armenia “Placemaking: urban co-design as a catalyst for change” project by providing data for comprehensive geographic information system (GIS) analysis. It…  


The chatbot from UNDP and Strelka KB collects ideas to rethink Yerevan Circular Garden

In order to generate development concepts for the Circular Garden in Yerevan, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Armenia and Strelka KB developed a chatbot called Tigran, which will…  


UNDP in Armenia and Strelka KB Join Efforts to Design Public Spaces in Yerevan

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Armenia and “KB Strelka,” within the framework of the “Placemaking: urban co-design as a catalyst for change” project, funded by the Russian Federation…  


Gastro Yard Opened in Areni

The official opening ceremony of Gastro Yard took place in the village of Areni in Vayots Dzor region. The event was organized in the framework of Integrated Rural Tourism Development (IRTD) project,…  


Modernization of 59 km of street lighting in urban roads was carried out in 18 communities

The “Green Urban Lighting” project summarized its results since inception in 2014. During the five years, modernization of 59 km of street lighting of major urban roads was carried out in 18…  


More than 800 children can now learn and exercise in a fully renovated Child and Youth Center

On 18 December, the solemn opening ceremony of renovated Child and Youth Center #3 was held in Erebuni administrative district of Yerevan. About 800 children attending the 34 hobby groups of the…  


Enhancing Human Security in Armenian Communities

On 16 November, the United Nations in Armenia launched a new project - “Enhancing Human Security in Communities of Armenia,” which is funded by United Nations Trust Fund for Human Security. This…  


UNDP continues supporting border communities in Tavush region

A new fruit orchard will be planted in Baghanis village that will boost fruit production in the community. The agro-machinery pool in Sarigyugh-Nerkin Tsaghkavan cluster will help the farmers to…  

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