On 28-29.07.2021, within the framework of “Livestock Development in Armenia: South-North” and “Livestock Development in the South of Armenia” projects 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, a presentation and summary of pasture monitoring and implementation of sustainable management procedures was held in the “Syunik Animal Market” training center with the participation of representatives from beneficiary communities of Syunik, Vayots Dzor, Shirak and Lori marzes.
During the meeting, the project staff presented the work done in the beneficiary communities, summarized the results, as well as identified the lessons learned and the issues identified as a result of the monitoring.
During the meeting-discussion, the attention of the community representatives was once again focused on the importance of applying sustainable pasture management procedures monitoring.
The participants were shown, and in practice, they carried out monitoring evaluation of pasture infrastructures in order to get acquainted with the monitoring mechanisms, as well as to strengthen the gained knowledge.
The participants presented their opinion, approaches, the experience gained and the work done with the population in different marzes and the attitude of pasture users to the processes of sustainable pasture management.