13:50 April 25, 2016 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Kotayk“Gndasar” SHPP: Monitoring Results (Photos)
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to SHPP-relating Reforms Through the Dialogue of Public and RA Nature Protection Ministry for Sustainable Use of River Ecosystems” the expert group visited “Gndasar” SHPP.
20:20 April 15, 2016 | SOS | KotaykS.O.S.!!! The Residents of Garni Village Threatened
Garni residents fighting against the construction of Qaghtsrashen irrigation system are threatened with phone calls and swearings are heard.
20:32 April 13, 2016 | Water | KotaykHeavy Machinery Taken out of Azat Gorge: Garni Residents Opened Highway
Upon the demand of Garni residents the heavy machinery designed for the construction of Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system
18:31 April 13, 2016 | SOS | KotaykConstruction Works Stopped in Azat Gorge, But Residents Continue Blocking Highway
The constructions works for Qaghtsrashen gravity irrigation system have been stopped, nevertheless, the residents are not opening the highway. 'We went down to Azat Gorge together with Garni residents
18:14 April 13, 2016 | Water | KotaykGarni Residents Brought Water Problem Out to Street
Garni-Yerevan highway is again blocked: on one side of the stones are Garni residents, on the other side – displeased drivers and policemen.
11:56 April 13, 2016 | SOS | KotaykGarni Residents Blocked Garni-Yerevan Highway and Demanding Prime Minister Resignation
Today morning Garni residents have blocked Garni-Yerevan highway joined by the environemtnal activists demanding to stop the destruction
18:28 April 01, 2016 | Water | Ararat | Kotayk | Vayots dzorWhether Armenia Can Meet Increasing Water Demand?
As compared with 2015 the water demand needed for irrigation will be added by 58.2 million cum in Ararat basin management area in 2021.
13:48 March 18, 2016 | Officials | Gegharkunik | KotaykForestation Works To Be Carried Out in 100 Ha of Hrazdan Forestry Enterprise
In near future it’s planned to carry out forestation and fencing works in 100 ha of Hrazdan Forestry Enterprise, as Executive Director Juri Javadyan said at the regular
15:27 March 17, 2016 | Cities | Aragatsotn | Kotayk | Lori | Shirak | Tavush | YerevanEight Towns in Armenia To Take Part in ''Earth Hour'' World Campaign
Eight towns in Armenia will join ''Earth Hour'' public campaign to be held on 19 March, which aims to gather the society, business, communities and other stakeholders around one idea – to switch off light for one hour for
18:38 March 14, 2016 | Water | KotaykWorld Bank Assuring All Opinions To Be Taken into Account in Qaghtsrashen EIA
The local residents and public representatives didn’t agree with the arguments of the World Bank on Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation program. Upon World Bank Yerevan Office’s invitation, the representatives of Garni community
18:16 February 22, 2016 | Water | KotaykWorld Bank Offering Public Representatives To Have Meeting Qaghtsrashen Project
The World Bank is offering public representatives to meet and discuss Qaghtsrashen project. Laura E. Bailey, World Bank Country Manager for Armenia, has replied to the letter of the public representatives, where they
17:21 February 09, 2016 | Water | KotaykRecorded Show or Public Discussion
NGOs and Garni community residents have sent a complaint letter to the World Bank in connection with Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation Project against the actions taken by 'Water Industry PIU' state
20:09 January 22, 2016 | Water | Kotayk | YerevanDisputes around Qaghtsrashen Problematic Project Reached Yerevan
On 22 January a discussion was planned to be held at 11:00 in “ArmHydroEnergyProject” CJSC in regard with “Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation System” project. When all the people interested gathered on the site of
16:14 January 21, 2016 | Water | Kotayk | YerevanAgain Qaghtsrashen Irrigation System, This Time Hearings in Yerevan
Tomorrow, on 22 January at 11:00, discussion will be held on ' Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation System' at 'HydroEnergyNakhagits'. The discussion has been
15:04 December 21, 2015 | Water | KotaykGarni Residents: Road Blocking Left to Fight against Qaghtsrashen Project
Today, at about 10:00 a.m., Garni residents blocked Garni-Yerevan highway and demanded to stop the implementation of “Qaghtsrashen Gravity Irrigation System” program. Garni residents keep on insisting this program
14:46 October 27, 2015 | SOS | KotaykAttempt Was Made To Prevent Garni Residents' Participation in Public Discussions with Persuasions And Threats
On 23 October 'Water Industry' PIU state institution held public hearings in Garni Village to discuss environmental and social impacts with the population. Garni residents, who rejected this program from the first day
17:54 October 01, 2015 | Officials | Kotayk“Erebuni” State Reserve Area Expanded by 31.5134 ha
The area of “Erebuni” State Reserve has been expanded by 31.5134 ha: on 1 October 2015 the executive adopted its resolution, which lays
16:49 September 23, 2015 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Kotayk“Goght 1” and “Goght 2” SHPPs: Monitoring Results (Photos)
In the framework of the project entitled “Support to the Reforms of SHPPs through a Dialogue between the Public and The Ministry of Nature Protection of the RA for the Purpose of River Ecosystem Use” the expert group visited Kotayk Region for “Goght 1” and “Goght 2” SHPPs. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out
16:04 September 18, 2015 | Air | KotaykImpact of “Aroghj Sunk” LLC on Environment and Affected Communities To Be Discussed in Byureghavan
On 19 September, at 11:00 a.m., the negative impact of “Aroghj Sunk” LLC on the environment and project-affected communities will be discussed at Byurghavan Municipality, Kotayk Region. The discussions will be carried out
14:54 September 10, 2015 | Water | Kotayk"Qaghtsrashen" Project To Be Implemented At Expense of Drying Azat River and Depriving Garni of Water
As it turned out the task of the committee members having arrived at Azat gorge on 21 August was not to find out the factual water amount in the river through the measurements, but to record their desirable figures with fraud