Within the framework of the “Advantages of Sustainable Pasture Management” awareness campaign, the 12 communities of Syunik and Vayots Dzor regions of the Republic of Armenia from 8th of July to 7th of August included are launching a drawing contest entitled “MY PASTURE”. The “Advantages of Sustainable Pasture Management” awareness campaign is supported by “Livestock development in the South of Armenia” project, implemented by Strategic Development Agency NGO and funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.
Children aged 7-14 from Areni, Gladzor, Yeghegis, Vayk, Zaritap, Jermuk communities of Vayots Dzor region and from Gorayk, Sisian, Goris, Tatev, Tegh, Kapan communities of Syunik region can take part in the contest. The requirements of the contest are published on the official websites of the above-mentioned communities and their Facebook pages.
The main goal of the contest is to show the role and the importance of pastures, as well as to reveal the problems existing in this field and the possible ways to solve them through the bright vision and imagination of children.
We hope that with the help of this initiative, children will be able to express their creative thinking on this nowadays problem, gain deeper knowledge about pasture saving and proper use, and perceive pasture as the most important element of the environment.