FAO in Armenia

Ongoing Projects in Armenia

TCP Projects

Emergency Humanitarian assistance to conflict affected vulnerable groups in Armenia

Emergency Humanitarian assistance to conflict affected vulnerable groups in Armenia

 

Objective: Vulnerable household are able to keep their livestock alive over the winter season and generate limited income to maintain food security and FAO has developed an medium term support programme for sustainable livelihoods and food security.

Implementing period: 22-Jan-2021 - 21-Jan-2022

Location: Countrywide

Amount: 350,000 USD

Donor: FAO

Creating enabling environments for enhanced climate resilience in agriculture

Creating enabling environments for enhanced climate resilience in agriculture

 

Objective: The project will contribute to mainstreaming climate change adaptation processes in agriculture and food system through enhancing resilient seed systems and promoting quality seeds of climate tolerant varieties (SDG 13).

Implementing period: 15-Apr-2020 - 14-Apr-2022

Location: Regional Europe (Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, North Macedonia, Tajikistan)

Amount: 405,000 USD

Donor: FAO

Establishment of land management instruments and institutional framework to address land abandonment

Establishment of land management instruments and institutional framework to address land abandonment

 

Objective: The goal of the project is to provide support to the establishment of a new Land Agency and initial assistance to operationalize the proposed framework for the mediation of lease.

Implementing period: 01 Nov 2019 - 30 Oct 2021

Location: Countrywide

Amount: 279,000 USD

Donor: FAO

Strengthening Capacity in Price and Market Information Systems and Policy Monitoring in Response to COVID-19 and Other Shocks

Strengthening Capacity in Price and Market Information Systems and Policy Monitoring in Response to COVID-19 and Other Shocks

 

Objective: Strengthened institutional capacities to address the countries` needs in developing and maintaining MIS for commodity and value chain development and in developing robust and flexible policy strategies to deal with short-term risks and long-term market uncertainties.

Implementing period: 15-May-2020 - 14-May-2022

Location: Regional Europe (Armenia, Albania, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, North Macedonia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan)

Amount: 420,000 USD

Donor: FAO

Strengthening food safety and animal health capacities in risk assessment and management

Strengthening food safety and animal health capacities in risk assessment and management

 

Objective: The project will support in improved safety and quality of the food produced and consumed in Armenia and increased competitiveness in international trade.  

Implementing period: 01 May 2019 - 30 Apr 2021

Location: Countrywide

Amount: 315,000 USD

Donor: FAO

Strategies for Food Loss and Waste Reduction

Strategies for Food Loss and Waste Reduction

 

Objective: The goal of the project is to enhance reduction FLW in the programme implementation areas, resulting in a reduction of the national contribution to climate change, and a mitigation of the pressure on national food systems for increased production.

Implementing period: 01 Aug 2018 - 31 Jul 2021

Location: Regional Europe (Armenia, Albania, Moldova, North Macedonia)

Amount: 320,000 USD

Donor: FAO

Support for the enhancement of national plant pest surveillance and phytosanitary certification systems

Support for the enhancement of national plant pest surveillance and phytosanitary certification systems

 

Objective: The goal of the project is to provide support to the efficient phytosanitary services required for sustainable and climate resilient transitions to address threats caused by CC such as plant pests to food systems and trade.

Implementing period: 01 Feb 2019 - 31 Dec 2021

Location: Regional Europe (Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Moldova, North Macedonia, Regional Europe, Ukraine)

Amount: 388,000 USD

Donor: FAO

TCP Facility

Support to the assessment of DRR in the agricultural sector in Caucasus and Eastern Europe

Support to the assessment of DRR in the agricultural sector in Caucasus and Eastern Europe

 

Objective: The goal of the project is to support the improvement of Governments legal, policy and institutional frameworks and systems for risk reduction capacities on DRR in the agricultural sector.

Implementing period: 01 Oct 2019 - 30 Jun 2021

Location: Regional Europe (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Regional Europe, Ukraine)

Amount: 80,000 USD

Donor: FAO

Technical Assistance on Preparation of the full funding proposal on GCF

Technical Assistance on Preparation of the full funding proposal on GCF

 

Objective: Support the Government to develop and officially submit the full funding proposal to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Secretariat and to the GCF board.

Implementing period: 01-Aug-2019 - 30-Jun-2021

Location: Countrywide

Amount: 40,000 USD

Donor: FAO

Development of communities through designing the strategy and policy (LEADER approach)

Development of communities through designing the strategy and policy (LEADER approach)

 

Objective: Development of communities through designing appropriate strategy and policy: including LEADER approach, the action plan of the Agricultural strategy of Armenia, and other policy documents.

Implementing period: 26-Aug-2019 - 30-Jun-2021

Location: Countrywide

Amount: 80,000 USD

Donor: FAO

Technical Support for Revision of the National Forest Policy and Strategic framework

Technical Support for Revision of the National Forest Policy and Strategic framework

 

Objective: The project output and activities will directly contribute to developing activities and projects that will support sustainable forest management in Armenia in line with Government priorities, as well as FAO Regional Initiatives in Europe and Central Asia and FAO Strategic Objectives, and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Implementing period: 19-Mar-2020 - 31-Mar-2021

Location: Countrywide

Amount: 44,000 USD

Donor: FAO

Socio-economic impact assessment of COVID-19

Socio-economic impact assessment of COVID-19

 

Objective: Collect and analyse information to put in place systems for continued monitoring and assessments, including effective policy responses that minimize the negative impact of COVID-19.

Implementing period: 18-Jun-2020 - 30-Nov-2021

Location: Countrywide

Amount: 41,000 USD

Donor: FAO

Development of policy on cooperatives and study on CEPA for mitigation of the COVID-19 impact

Development of policy on cooperatives and study on CEPA for mitigation of the COVID-19 impact

 

Objective: Support to the Ministry of Economy in the preparation of adopting the CEPA in agriculture sector.

Implementing period: 01 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021

Location: Countrywide

Amount: 83,000 USD

Donor: FAO

TF/GCP Projects

Implementation of LDN commitments through sustainable management and restoration of degraded landscape (PPG)

Implementation of LDN commitments through sustainable management and restoration of degraded landscape (PPG)

 

Objective: Support Armenia in achieving all the four targets of its land degradation neutrality strategy, including stopping cropland degradation and promoting agroecology; afforestation and/or reforesting two-third of the degraded land; stopping deforestation and improving forest management all across the country; stopping overgrazing and improve grassland management all across the country. 

Implementing period: 13-Feb-2020 - 10-Mar-2021

Location: Countrywide

Amount: 100,000 USD

Donor: GEF (FAO)

Developing Capacity for Strengthening Food Security and Nutrition in Selected Countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia

Developing Capacity for Strengthening Food Security and Nutrition in Selected Countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia

 

Objective: Increase capacity in the countries of the region to establish an enabling environment for the food security of the most vulnerable populations.

Implementing period: 01 May 2016 - 30 Jun 2021

Location: Regional (Armenia, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Tajikistan)

Amount: 2,000,000 USD

Donor: Russian Federation

Enhancing Human Security and Building Resilient Society in Disadvantaged Communities of Armenia

Enhancing Human Security and Building Resilient Society in Disadvantaged Communities of Armenia

 

Objective: Provide supporting to Armenia's efforts in achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development by addressing the root causes of human insecurity for vulnerable people and communities in targeted regions through strengthened livelihoods, creation of sustainable economic opportunities and capacity development. 

Implementing period: 15 Oct 2018 - 14 Oct 2021

Location: Countrywide

Amount: 150,898 USD

Donor: UNO - UN administered Trust Fund

Reducing the advance of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in food and agriculture

Reducing the advance of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in food and agriculture

 

Objective: The project is focused on strengthening technical capacities of and enabling environment in targeted countries and is expected to produce: - improved awareness of key national stakeholders and general public on the risks related to AMR for humans, food, animals, plants and the environment is improved and the food and agriculture sector is actively involved in the development of multi-sectoral National Action Plans (NAPs) on AMR; - improved ability of target countries to assess and analyze the existing AMR and AMU knowledge, and strengthened capacities and regulatory frameworks related to AMU in food, agriculture, fisheries and livestock; - integrated surveillance systems on AMR supported by assessment and strengthened capacity of national laboratories and related infrastructure to collect and share data on detection of AMR and antimicrobial residue.

Implementing period: 30 Mar 2017 - 30 Nov 2021

Location: Regional (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan) 

Amount: 3,250,000 USD

Donor: Russian Federation

Strengthening Global Veterinary Epidemiology Capabilities and Rapid Regional Disease Surveillance

Strengthening Global Veterinary Epidemiology Capabilities and Rapid Regional Disease Surveillance

 

Objective: FAO, in collaboration with the United States Department of Defense (DoD), Defense Threat Reduction Agency's (DTRA) Cooperative Biological Engagement Programme (CBEP), will; a) design and implement Training to support Epidemiology Capacities in countries using FETP-V approaches; b) strengthen the capacity of regional veterinary epidemiology networks of countries to conduct surveillance, conduct risk assessment for animal diseases of regional concern and facilitate access of countries to animal health information and data by enhancing information systems and tools available for enhancing disease reporting at all levels. 

Implementing period: 18-Sep-2017 - 17-Sep-2023

Location: Global, including Armenia

Amount: 4,248,302 USD

Donor: United States

TF/UNJP

Local Empowerment of Actors for Development (LEAD) Programme

Local Empowerment of Actors for Development (LEAD) Programme

 

Objective: The project helps the local population in Lori and Tavush to play active role in inclusive, resilient and sustainable local development by strengthening mechanisms of partnership building, territorial cooperation, organizational and service development and creating better local governance through applying the principles and mechanisms of EU LEADER approach.

Implementing period: 16 Nov 2020 - 30 Sep 2024

Location: Countrywide

Amount: 1,878,883 USD

Donor: European Union