Wednesday, March 27 2019 13:49
Tatevik Shahunyan

CNF highlighted more than 966 thousand euros for implementation of  programs in specially protected zones of Armenia

CNF highlighted more than 966 thousand euros for implementation of  programs in specially protected zones of Armenia

ArmInfo. The Caucasus Nature Fund -CNF will continue to provide financial support to specially protected areas of Armenia.

In 2019, CNF will once again continue to provide financial support to  the Khosrov Forest State Reserve, the Arpi Lake and Dilijan National  Parks, the Zangezur Biosphere Complex and the Arpa Environmental Fund  (former Gnishik) and other protected areas.

In 2018, in total, CNF provided more than 966 thousand euros. The  main support to specially protected areas was provided with direct  funding. In particular, about 258 thousand euros were allocated to  Dilijan National Park, 187 thousand euros to the Khosrov Forest State  Reserve, 116 thousand to Euro-National Park, Arpi Lake, 109 thousand  euros to the  Zangezur Biosphere Complex, 45 thousand euros - the  "Arpa" environmental protection fund . More than 17 thousand euros  have been allocated to the Sevan national park, >, about 3,000 euros  Reserve Park Complex ' and ' "Zikatar" environmental protection  center '' respectively 

The Caucasus Nature Fund together with the Ministry of Nature  Protection of the Republic of Armenia carried out a number of special  programs in specially protected natural territories, which received  assistance in the amount of more than 178 thousand euros. In  particular, work was carried out aimed at the effectiveness of PA  management, including fire protection machines and equipment worth  102 thousand euros purchased for the protection of territories,  19.000 euros were spent on monitoring biodiversity, a server was  acquired for the center of the remote control system and equipment  for 10 thousand euros, etc.

Over the 10 years of activity in Armenia, the Caucasus Nature Fund  has provided financial support in the amount of about 4 million  euros, aimed at increasing the efficiency of management and nature  conservation. 

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