In the framework of the compensation project of the damage caused by deforestation for Teghout deposit exploitation a competition has been announced. The competition will take place in one lot for selection of a company that is to realize reforestation in 315 ha territory in Gugark and Lalvar forestries, according to the plan of “Hayantar” state non-commercial organization. Information on the conditions and other details of the competition are available on the official website of the company (http://www.teghout.am/am/news/34.htm).
To remind, Teghout cjsc has drafted and agreed with the Ministries of Nature Protection and Agriculture of RA a reforestation project http://www.teghout.am/images/forestation_program.pdf), which foresees afforestation in twice as much territory (714 ha) as it is supposed to be cut (357 ha) as a result of Teghout copper-molybdenum deposit exploitation.
Moreover, the company has taken responsibility not only to plant trees in these territories but also to take care of them unless they are transferred to forest category.
In the past, about 75 ha area has been deforested. Parallel to this, tree planting and care have been realized in about 220 ha area within the administrative borders of Teghout, Shnogh, Lernahovit, Odzun and Arjut communities of Lori marz .
With the initiative and the means of the company also public tree plantings have been realized.
15:00 June 25, 2012