Steering Committee Meeting
December 21, 2012 – The first meeting of the Steering Committee was held in the frames of the EU funded regional project "Increasing the Resilience of Forest Ecosystems against Climate Change in the Southern Caucasus through Forest Transformation". It was organized in WWF Armenia and attended by the nominated high level officials from the RA Ministries of Agriculture and Nature Protection including Bioresources Management Agency, “Zikatar” Environmental Center and “Hanaytar” SNCO, as well as representatives from ATP and REC Caucasus.
The project coordinator made a presentation about the project progress so far and planned activities. The issues regarding the pilot sites, field activities, communications events and others were discussed and suggestions made by the Steering Committee members, including proposals for future similar projects. It was agreed that the Steering Committee members will be invited for the site visit planned for spring 2013 with participation of officials from stakeholder organizations and media.