Awareness raising and educational event for students and lecturers



Posted on 30 May 2014  | 
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On May 24, 2014 the awareness raising and educational event was organized by WWF-Armenia targeted at Forestry Department students and lecturers from Armenian National Agrarian University, Faculty of Agronomy. The main objective of the event was to present the audience the EU funded project Increasing the Resilience of Forest Ecosystems against Climate Change in the Southern Caucasus through Forest Transformation and WWF-Switzerland funded project Forest Landscape Restoration in Northern Armenia, as well as to organize the field visit, aiming to present works done up to now. The theoretical and practical bases of implementation of forest transformation and forest rehabilitation works and their application to the RA various forest growing conditions were particularly emphasized during the event. Distinct elements of biodiversity conservation, reforestation and afforestation related issues were thoroughly discussed.

The event was launched at Armenian National Agrarian University, where after presentations of the projects and discussions, participants visited forest transformation project’s pilot site in Gugark Forest Enterprise of “Hayantar” SNCO.

35 participants from the University, “Hayantar” SNCO and WWF-Armenia participated in the event. Visibility packages prepared in the framework of the forest transformation project, which included cloth bag, note-book, pen, T-shirt, cap and cup, as well as other relevant publications related to the WWF-Armenia, were distributed to the participants.

For more information about forest projects please, visit here.

For further information:

Arthur Alaverdyan

Project Coordinator
Tel: +374 10 58 89 83 (ext. 17)
Email: aalaverdyan@wwfcaucasus.org

Gera Voskanyan
Partnership and Communications Manager
Tel: +374 10 58 89 83 (ext. 14)
Email: gvoskanyan@wwfcaucasus.org
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