Solar power for energy autonomy and forest conservation in Tavush region
Solar power for energy autonomy and forest conservation in Tavush region
The proposed project aims to reduce increasing pressure on forests through application of energy-efficient technologies in kindergartens of bordering Koghb, Bagratashen, Koty communities and Ijevan town of Tavush region. Implementation of the project will be a significant step towards the efforts to reduce carbon emissions at the local level while at the same time, saving forest ecosystems and enhancing their functions.
To achieve the above aim, the project sets the following two specific objectives to reach:
(a) To increase awareness of the population adjacent to the forest on the use of renewable energy sources and energy conservation measures,
c) To demonstrate the possibility of reducing human intervention in forest ecosystems in the context of climate change mitigation through solar energy technologies.
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Project Snapshot

"Bridge of Hope" NGO
Area Of Work:
Climate Change Mitigation
Land Degradation
Grant Amount:
US$ 50,000.00
Co-Financing Cash:
US$ 4,225.00
Co-Financing in-Kind:
Project Number:
Satisfactorily Completed
Project Characteristics and Results
Capacity - Building Component
A series of seminars and practical trainings will be held for “Bridge of Hope” NGO’s and community kindergartens and administration on energy conservation and renewable energy use technologies.
Policy Impact
It is expected that the project will have a significant impact on the attitude and the behavior change of the beneficiary community members and leaders in particular. It is expected that as a result of the project the beneficiary communities will start using low-carbon technologies as a viable alternative to firewood.
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Tonnes of CO2 decreased or avoided by energy efficient and renewable energy technologies or applying environmentally sustainable transport practices introduced by SGP Project 24
Hectares of degraded land rest 0

Grantee Contact

Ms. Armine Nersisyan
Phone: +374 97 10 00 89


19-a Koryun St.
Ijevan , Tavush ,

SGP Country office contact

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


14 Adamyan St.
Yerevan, 0010

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