07

Mar

Validation Workshop “Upscaling Global Forest Watch in the Caucasus Region” GEF-6 project

On February 15 2019, Validation Workshop of the project preparation phase for the GEF-6 funded project was organized by joint efforts of the World Resources Institut...

06

Sep

REC C has started preparatory works on Armenia’s 6th National Biodiversity Report under CBD

16

Jul

Strategic environmental assessment on Solid Waste Management sector, Armenia

Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Report on "Strategic Development Plan, Road Map and Long Term Investment Plan for the Solid Waste Management Sector in Armen...

Management of the Transboundary Joint Secretariat Nature Conservation in the Caucasus

TJS: Specific activities:

Within this context TJS works on local, national and supra-national/regional levels. Specific tasks for TJS at specific levels are as follows:

At the local level TJS will:

- Support the ministries to implement individual PA projects of the Ecoregional Programme upon request, giving advice on the implementation of innovative concepts and in the analysis of “lessons learned”; for example this could be appropriate for issues such as:

o Participatory Protected Areas (PA) planning and management,

o Nature-based tourism development,

o Medium to long term concepts for sustainable finance of running costs of PA,

o Development of a realistic approach for socio-economic development activities within the adjacent communities of PA;

- Support the ministries to establish transboundary mechanisms,

- Organize and finance exchange visits and workshops to facilitate experience exchange among seconded local staff of the field projects, their project implementing agencies and their implementation consultants.