“Livestock Development in Armenia: South-North” (2017-2020)
The “Livestock Development in Armenia: South-North” Project (2017-2020) is implemented by “Strategic Development Agency” NGO and financed by the Austrian Development Agency, the operational unit of Austrian Development Cooperation and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. The Project targets households involved in cattle breeding, actors of milk and meat value chains and Local Self-Governing Bodies of 88 rural settlements, with over 85,000 inhabitants, of Shirak, Lori, Tavush and Gegharkunik marzes. The partners of the 3 year duration Project are RA Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Administrations of Shirak, Lori, Tavush and Gegharkunik marzes, as well as Local Self-Governing Bodies.
This Project was developed taking into consideration achieved results of the livestock development projects implemented for the previous 10 years in Syunik, Vayots Dzor, Tavush and Gegharkunik marzes and gained expertise of “Strategic Development Agency” NGO.
The Project long-term goal is to contribute to inclusive and sustainable agricultural growth of livestock-dependant rural communities in Northern marzes of Armenia through facilitation of private sector and activation of the Armenian-Georgian economic relations.