Creating preconditions for protection and reproduction of Sevan trout (Salmo ischchan Kessler) through environmental awareness building in a number of communities of Lake Sevan watershed and establishment of a fishery in Geghhovit community
Creating preconditions for protection and reproduction of Sevan trout (Salmo ischchan Kessler) through environmental awareness building in a number of communities of Lake Sevan watershed and establishment of a fishery in Geghhovit community
Within the frame of the project it is anticipated to establish a fish-breeding complex in Geghhovit community of Gegharkunik region. The project will create an opportunity to implement protection and reproduction of Salmo ischchan Kessler in Lake Sevan, registered in the Red Data book of Armenia and former Soviet Union as well as to be registered in IUCN Red List. The project envisages free release of five to ten thousand juvenile fish into surrounding natural environment (Lake Sevan and the basin’s rivers). Besides, within the project activities it is anticipated to invite respective specialists with corresponding practical work experience from scientific, research or governing agencies, and to organize 5 trainings in Geghhovit, Lernakert, Madina, inner Getashen, upper Getashen communities on biodiversity conservation, Protected Areas, as well as on the safe use of agrochemicals.
An amateur fishing pond will be established which will promote the developing of ecotourism in the area. Besides, 30 farms will be provided alternative irrigation water discharged from fishing ponds.
 
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Project Snapshot

Grantee:
"Global Eco" CBO
Country:
Armenia
Area Of Work:
Biodiversity
Grant Amount:
US$ 34,935.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 18,530.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
US$ 16,434.00
Project Number:
ARM/SGP/OP5/CORE/BD/11/01
Status:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Policy Influence
Arrangement on release of five to ten thousand juvenile fish into natural surrounding environment (tributaries to Lake Sevan) with the Ministry of Nature Protection.
Gender Focus
Both gender and social equality protection is seriously considered by “Global Eco” CBO. Female participation in the project will be encouraged since operation and maintenance of the fish nursery doesn’t imply hard physical work. Therefore, it is anticipated that at least half of the permanent staff of the nursery will be female.
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Indicators
Biophysical
Number of globally significant species protected by project 1
Biophysical
Hectares of globally significant biodiversity area protected or sustainably managed by project 120000
Empowerment
Number of CBOs / NGOs formed or registered through the SGP project 1
Livehood
Number of households who have benefited* from SGP project 10

Partnership

Global Eco CBO

Grantee Contact

Mr System Administrator
 

Address

Geghhovit community
Gegharkunik ,

SGP Country office contact

Mr. Hovhannes Ghazaryan
Phone:
+374 60 530000+116
Fax:
(+374 10) 543811
Email:
Ms. Svetlana Harutyunyan
Phone:
+374 60 530000+117
Email:

Address

14 Adamyan St.
Yerevan, 0010

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