Environment/Agriculture/Agribusiness

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MY AGROVILLAGE

My Agrovillage focuses on creating natural developmental opportunities for rural communities in Armenia by promoting and sharing “rural good”. They offer possible ethical and responsible outdoor and agricultural experiences and services to children and adults.

INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR AGRIBUSINESS RESEARCH AND EDUCATION (ICARE)

ICARE aims to create food and agribusiness leaders through state-of-the-art education programs and cutting-edge research. They administer the Agribusiness Teaching Center (ATC), the Agribusiness Research Center (ARC), and the EVN Wine Academy (EVN). ICARE prepares students to assist farmers, businesses, and public agencies to overcome challenges and work towards a more sustainable and profitable agricultural sector in Armenia and globally.

ARMENIAN NATIONAL AGRARIAN UNIVERSITY (ANAU)

ANAU is a state university and higher educational institution based in Yerevan. It is one of the oldest universities in Armenia established in 1930. ANAU is country’s only agrarian, technological and research university that trains and prepares specialists for the agricultural sphere. The University also owns agricultural labs, greenhouses, winery, as well as a smart animal farm and veterinay clinic.

INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNITIES / ISSD NGO

The mission of ISSD NGO is to ensure sustainable development in Armenia through implementation of innovative projects in waste management, agriculture, education, business and promotion of circular economy and women empowerment. More than 20 clean-up events are organized every year by ISSD. It typically focuses clean-up efforts in the territories adjacent to water bodies. They pick up all the recyclables, sort them, and take it to recycling stations.

CENTER FOR RESPONSIBLE MINING – AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF ARMENIA (CRM)

The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private institution of higher learning, offering a global education in Armenia. CRM is one of the research centers of the AUA. Through research, training, and advocacy, the CRM promotes the creation and adoption of global best practices in socially, environmentally, and economically responsible mining of Armenia and the region. To archive this, AUA CRM will engage with all key stakeholders including industry, civil society, environmental advocacy groups, financial institutions, and the public sector.

FOUNDATION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF WILDLIFE AND CULTURAL ASSETS (FPWC)

FPWC implements environmental projects with the help of professionals in the fields of ecology, environmental law, film making as well tourism and regional development. Currently there are implementing a large-scale project in Urtsadzor village, Ararat region. The core of the project is the set-up of an Eco-Training Center on communal land of Urtsadzor. The village as well as the land belonging to the community is situated in the direct vicinity of the Khosrov Forest State Reserve.

ARMENIA TREE PROJECT (ATP)

ATP was founded in 1993 to further Armenia’s economic and social development by mobilizing resources outside the country to fund reforestation. These vital new trees provide food, fuel, wood, environmental benefits, and opportunities for economic growth. Their goal is to assist the Armenian people in using trees to improve their standard of living and protect the global environment. In so doing, they are guided by the need to promote self-sufficiency, aid those with fewest resources first, and conserve the indigenous ecosystem.

ARK ECOLOGICAL NGO

ARK is based in Kapan, in the south of Armenia. It is aimed at developing eco tourism, eco construction, organic farming, healthy lifestyle, recycling technologies in Syunik region.

ACOPIAN CENTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT – AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF ARMENIA (ACE)

The American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private institution of higher learning, offering a global education in Armenia. ACE is a research center of the AUA that promotes the protection and restoration of the natural environment through research, education, and community outreach. AUA Acopian Center’s areas of interest include: -Environmental policy, -Sustainable natural resource management, -Built environment and the natural environment, and -Information technology and the natural environment.

MELINE’S GARDEN

Meline’s Garden is working on incorporating agricultural alternatives within Armenia as well as introducing high nutrition content products into the market. The vision is to develop the local economy of Armenia through agricultural diversity and rural development.

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