Databases Created for Economic Assessment Maps of Ecosystem Services and GIS Databases of Forest Ecosystems

Databases Created for Economic Assessment Maps of Ecosystem Services and GIS Databases of Forest Ecosystems

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The Nature Protection Ministry in cooperation with the REC Caucasus and the financial support of Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the frames of ‘’Support Development of Biodiversity Conservation Policies and Practices in Mountain Regions of the South Caucasus’’ implemented the development of the GIS database/maps of forest ecosystems in surrounding areas of Koghb and Jujevan communities in Tavush Region. As Information and Public Relations Department of Nature Protection Ministry informs, the main aim of this regional project is to build capacity of local communities and authorities to address biodiversity loss in forest ecosystems of mountain regions of South Caucasus in order to improve participatory biodiversity management, as well as demonstrate practical application through implementation of pilot projects on restoration of degraded forest ecosystems and respective enhancement of their values.

18:52 March 13, 2015


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