EU Ambassador launches "EU4Environment: Green community - Resilient  Future`" Project in Lori region of Armenia

  • June 10, 2021
EU Ambassador launches "EU4Environment: Green community - Resilient  Future`" Project in Lori region of Armenia ArmInfo. EU Ambassador to Armenia Andrea Wiktorin launched the "EU4Environment: Green community - Resilient Future'" Project in the village of Margaovit, Lori  region, RA. As reported by the press service of the EU delegation to Armenia, the  ambassador, launching the project, said in particular: "climate  change, environmental protection and sustainable development actions  are at the heart of the European Green Deal and are among the main  priorities of the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement  between the EU and Armenia. We are convinced that greening is a key  element of economic recovery, therefore, the European Union strives  to further support projects in Armenia on biodiversity conservation,  adaptation to climate change, renewable energy sources, sustainable  waste management and other environmental projects. " " Green community - Resilient Future'" is a three-year project  implemented by the Armenia Tree Project (ATP) charitable foundation  in partnership with the Jinishyan Memorial Foundation (JMF) and the  Armenian Energy Agency Foundation. The project will introduce green  city development models, increase the potential for environmental  protection, as well as adaptation to climate change in target 15  municipalities in Lori, Shirak and Tavush regions of Armenia. The  project was launched on World Environment Day. The "EU4Environment: Green community - Resilient Future'" Project was  launched on March 1, 2021 in Armenia and will last 36 months. The  three-year program envisages the construction of a state-of-the-art  tree nursery in Gyumri, modeled on the Mirak ATR nursery, capable of  growing 100,000 seedlings annually; 150 new household nurseries -  micro-enterprises with a total annual yield of 200,000 seedlings; 100  hectares of new forests and seasonal planting for local residents and  more, including awareness raising.

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