On 16th of April, the workshop on “Sustainable management of RA’s Natural Fodder Areas: pastures and grasslands, exchange of experience, and the discussion of lessons learned” was organized at the Olympia Hotel (address: Armenia, 3701, Vayots Dzor region, Yerevan, Jermuk, Shahumyan str. 1, 16 house).
The representatives of the Ministry of Economy of RA and heads of the enlarged communities of RA participated in the workshop.
At the beginning of the event, Ira Panosyan, the Head of the Department of Agricultural Programs Elaboration, Resource Use and Cooperative Development of the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia and Mkrtich Ayvazyan, chairman of the Strategic Development Agency (SDA) NGO greeted the participants and wished a fruitful work.
Ira Panosyan pointed the importance of the “Livestock Development in the South of Armenia” and “Livestock Development in Armenia: South-North” projects implemented by “Strategic Development Agency” (SDA) NGO and expressed hope that the project would contribute to the better and more sustainable pasture management.
During the workshop, mapping of pastures and grasslands of Armenia initiative, the guideline on “Measures to be taken for the care, monitoring, restoration and conservation of pasture infrastructure” as well as the activities aiming to ensure the access of pastures, sustainable pasture management and lessons learned in frames of the “Livestock Development in the South of Armenia” and “Livestock Development in Armenia: South-North” projects were presented.