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    Ecocide Alert In The Southern Caucasus

    Video – https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1235422780163662 On Sept. 27th, a full-blown war erupted between Armenia & Azerbaijan over the region of Artsakh in the South Caucasus. This ongoing war is a major threat for the biodiversity of the region. Considered one of the world’s hotspot in terms of biodiversity, the region is home to more than 6000 plant species, […]

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    Community meeting held in Vayots Dzor against poaching

    On August 5th , by the initiative of the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets, Important meeting was held in Vayots Dzor administration with the participation of all stakeholders aimed at discussing poaching issues & unsustainable hunting practices in the region In particular, the residents and the head of Vayots Dzor forestry […]

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    In the Caucasus Wildlife Refuge the new experiments continues

    This year we managed a whole field of extremely useful edible seeds – Quinoa /Chenopodium quinoa/. Quinoa is not a grass, but rather a pseudo cereal botanically related to spinach and amaranth, and originated in the Andean region of northwestern South America. It was first used to feed livestock 5.2-7.0 thousand years ago, and for […]

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    FPWC produces native plant seedlings innovative method for Armenia

    FPWC produces native plant seedlings using the Target Plant Concept (TPC) method. The TPC provides a framework for defining, producing, and handling native plant seedlings based on morphological and physiological characteristics suited to particular planting environments.  By selecting seed from local plant populations and carefully culturing seedlings in the nursery, seedlings are adapted to where […]

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    Agricultural farms and wildlife protection systems donated to remote villages of Armenia

    The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets, together with its partner Viva-MTS, donated electric fences to the residents of Vayots Dzor communities. The electric fences altogether will cover about 7.5 hectares land to protect the property of the community members from the attacks of wild animals, but at the same time will […]

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    The bears kept in cages at Ashtaraki Dzor restaurant rescued after coronavirus forced the business to close

    On May 4, 2020, the Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets, with the support of the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Armenia and RA Police rescued three caged bears kept at restaurant facilities since year 2000. The senior staff at Ashtaraki Dzor restaurant were collaborative and under the new light […]

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    From seeds to healthy plants: Forest Landscape Restoration by FPWC

    The FPWC is implementing a community-based reforestation project introducing new technology for Armenia that allows the cultivation of the tree species that are hard or impossible to grow through the bare root method commonly used in Armenia. Along with the reforestation as an action towards climate change, forests and trees support food security and nutrition […]

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    Say No to Poaching!

    Here we go with our next film prepared by Sunchild eco-club children! All the films released and made by our eco-club children focus on a certain environmental issue they identify and come up with a solution after their intensive course on environmental issues in Armenia In all their films they call for action and make […]

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    The cultural heritage of communities. Experiences & perspectives

    On December 23, a round table discussion was held in Urtsadzor village of Ararat region with the participation of representatives of the RA NAS Institute of Archeology and Ethnography, RA Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport and Areni-1 Cave Scientific Research Foundation and community members. The discussion was aimed at the issues of conserving […]

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    Visiting Vayots Dzor to reveal the tourism potential

    On November 28 and 29th, around 35 members of the Armenian Tourism Federation visited Vayots Dzor region to get acquainted with the touristic products & services offered in the region. The participants had a tour  in the area, got acquainted with  local eco – tourism opportunities, newly created tourism products & services as well as […]

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