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15:27 July 04, 2016 | Forest | TavushDozens of Trees Fallen with Wind Detected in Sevqar Forestry Enterprise (Photo)
On 29 June the employees of 'Center for Forest State Monitoring' SNCO detected dozens of wind-fallen trees in Getashen forestry enterprise in Tavush Region
18:38 June 16, 2016 | Forest | Syunik | Yerevan20 Million AMD for Laying Electricity Air Lines To Take out Felled Down Forest and To Store It
20 million AMD will be provided to take out felled down forest for laying electricity air lines and to transfer it for internal storage.
16:18 June 15, 2016 | Forest | Syunik16110 Trees To Be Felled Down To Lay Iran-Armenia 400 kW Second Electricity Air Line
Forest-covered area will be destroyed in the area of 101600 cum in Meghri-Noravan section: 16110 trees will be cut down to lay Iran-Armenia 400 kW second electricity air line.
14:57 June 07, 2016 | Forest46,264,000 AMD for Forest
On 2 June the executive reached a decision to allot 46,264,000 AMD to Agriculture Minisry for forest. The majority of this amount
20:45 June 03, 2016 | Forest | Tavush21 Trees Illegally Cut Down in "Dilijan" National Park
As the Information and Public Relations Department of Nature Protection Ministry informs, the workers of
19:37 June 03, 2016 | Forest | YerevanBill on Site Development in Forest Covered Areas Not Approved by National Assembly Committee
The Standing Committee of National Assembly on Nature Protection and Agriculture under the chairmanship of Martun Grigoryan didn’t approve
16:36 May 27, 2016 | Forest | TavushSocial Tension in Tavush: Residents Fighting for Entering Forest
On 26 May the residents from Shamakhyan area, Gosh, Haghartsin and Teghout communities, Dilijan, Tavush Region, gathered in front of Dilijan Town Hall demanding to permit
16:03 May 13, 2016 | Forest | YerevanAmendments to RA Forest Code Discussed at RA PM's Assignment at Agriculture Ministry
Recently RA Agriculture Ministry organized the discussion of the bill “On Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Forest Code” with the participation of RA Agriculture Ministry Sergo Karapetyan, “National Center for Legislative Regulation” PIU SE Director Armen Yeghiazaryan, “ArmForest” SNCO Director Ruben Petrosyan, RA Agriculture
12:36 May 11, 2016 | Forest | YerevanWhether Armenia Can Reach 20.1% Forestation without External Funding?
If actions directed at the reduction of greenhouse emissions are not carried out in the world, the temperature in Armenia will increase by 3-4 degrees. As a measure for climate change mitigation, Armenia has undertaken to make its forestation 20.1% by
16:35 May 06, 2016 | ForestArmenia Tree Project Plants Five Millionth Tree with US Ambassador Richard Mills
The symbolic five millionth tree was planted by Executive Director Jeanmarie Papelian, Country Director Lucineh Kassarjian and US Ambassador to Armenia
15:55 May 02, 2016 | Forest | YerevanLevon Galstyan: Amendments to Forest Code Intend to Legalize Objects Already Constructed in Forest
“Amendments to Forest Code have obviously been made for the purpose of permitting site development so as to legalize the objects of certain people already constructed in the forests and to continue site development in forest-covered
11:45 April 29, 2016 | Forest | TavushAlarm Signal from Ijevan Forests: Tree Massacre Continuing
The alarm signals on massive tree felling continue being beaten. The Pan-Armenian Environmental Front public initiative has received another alarm signal and photos from
11:13 April 29, 2016 | Forest | Gegharkunik | Shirak | TavushATP” Supporting Residents in Establishing Hotbeds
It’s already 12 years since “ATP” has been implementing backyard nursery program to promote small enterprises. With the support of “ATP” several communities in Tavush, Gegharkounik and Shirak Regions are trained to
13:31 April 27, 2016 | Forest | YerevanWhy Amendments to Forest Code Initiated: Governmental Body Proposing Amendments Giving Explanations
“The president of our country assigned us to review and reduce the burden, all those administrative drawbacks, which exist in our country. There was a contradiction between
18:43 April 25, 2016 | ForestDeputy Edmon Maruqyan Calling for Suspending Draft Law Directed to Elimination of Forests
National Assembly Deputy Edmon Maruqyan is calling for the suspension of adoption of a new draft law directed at the elimination of forests. “While all people are busy with the tense situation on the border, the Armenian Government has initiated
16:34 April 25, 2016 | Forest | YerevanNazeli Vardanyan: Amendments to RA Forest Code Bear Huge Risks
On 31 March 2016 the Armenian Government approved RA draft laws “On Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Forest Code” and “On Making Amendment to RA Code on Administrative Violations” and sent to the National Assembly. The amendments envisage permitting site development in forests and to eliminate the concept of a forest ticket
19:05 April 22, 2016 | ForestInitiative Group Against Amendments to RA Forest Code Applying to National Assembly Demanding to Call Back Draft Law on Making Amendments to Forest Code
On 31 March 2016 the Armenian Government approved RA draft laws “On Making Amendments and Supplements to RA Forest Code” and “On Making Amendment to RA Code on Administrative Violations” and sent to the National Assembly.
14:58 April 21, 2016 | Forest | YerevanLegalizing Illegal: Business Intends To Get into Armenian Forests
Since 2009 the extent of reforestation works has reduced by 6 times reaching almost zero level in 2015. The Government hasn’t allotted even a penny for the reforestation in 2016. Recently the Armenian Government has approved the draft amendments
14:50 April 07, 2016 | ForestWhat Dark Clouds Are Gathering Over Forests of Armenia?
On 31 March the Armenian Government approved the draft on making amendments to RA Forest Code, which particularly allows to carry out site development in forest areas
12:23 March 21, 2016 | ForestState Budget Didn't Allot Even A Penny for Reforestation in 2016: Happy Forest Day!!
The International Day of Forests is marked in 2016 under the slogan “Forest and Water”. Forests occupy one third of the land on the earth. The welfare of 1.6 billion people depends on forests. Because of global felling