44.5 ha of pine forest has been planted in Sevqar Forestry Enterprise of “ArmForest” SNCO, Tavush Region. On 27 May the employees of “State Forest Monitoring Center” SNCO and NGOs had a joint visit to Sevqar Forestry Enterprise to see the works performed. Sevqar Forestry Enterprise Chief Forestry Officer Mushegh Madatyan said in his interview with EcoLur that over 3000 pine trees had been planted on 1 ha. “Environmental Academy” NGO Chairman Greta Gabrielyan said, “Pine forest is a successful experiment to solve the problem of tree felling on the eve of New Year.” Forestry officers say that people find pine trees even in high and remote places and take them to the fair. Pine forestation works have been carried out with the support of the GIZ.
The “EcoLur” Informational NGO is organizing series of events aimed at public involvement and awareness raising targeted to the future climate change policy directions and development of Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC) of the Republic of Armenia under UN Climate Change Framework Convention (UNFCCC).
The material is prepared by 'EcoLur' Informational NGO under UNDP Climate Change Program, within the framework of ARM-002/2015 Contract. The views expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of the United Nations, including UNDP, or the UN Member States.
17:46 May 29, 2015