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Ardvi Community Has Huge Potential for Ecotourism Development
11:45 August 03, 2017 | Mining | Lori
We are currently running negotiations with a tourist organization to lay here a path with special signs and to establish an observation site on the top of the mountain. Rural guesthouses will also be established so as to develop culture and to show the advantages of the organic food. We will try to recover and show Lori traditions, rites and holidays together with
Ardvi Community Addressed A Letter to Armenian Government Demanding to Reject 'Miram' Company's Project on Shekaghbyur Gold-Polymetallic Mine
17:02 August 02, 2017 | Mining | Lori
Ardvi community residents, Lori Region, are demanding to reject 'Miram' Company's project on the geological prospecting of Shekaghbyur gold-polymetallic mine. On 2 August 2017 the community residents sent a letter signed by 94 community residents to Armenian PM Karen Karapetyan, RA Nature Protection Minister Artsvik Minasyan and Ashot Manukyan, RA Ministry for Energy Infrstructures and Natural Resources. The letter says
Failed Hearings of Shekaghbyur and Violations of Ardvi Residents' Rights (Photos)
20:03 July 28, 2017 | Mining | Lori
On 26 July Ardvi community residents blocked the road running to their community not allowing 'Miram' Company to hold public hearings on Shekaghbyur gold-polymetallic mine geoprospecting. The area of Shekaghbyur gold-polymetallic mine occupies an area of 200 ha, out of which 146 ha is in the administrative area of Ardvin community, while the remaining 54 ha is located in Mgharti. The residents
Monitoring Findings of
14:19 July 24, 2017 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Lori
In the frames of "Supporting New Reforms in SHPP Sector through CSO-Government Dialogue" project, the expert group visited "Qurkik Jalal" SHPP, which is located in the administrative areas of Lermontovo and Antarashen Communities, Lori Region, Armenia. The SHPP is
Monitoring Findings of
19:11 July 12, 2017 | Small HPPs, Renewable Energy | Lori
In the frames of "Supporting New Reforms in SHPP Sector through CSO-Government Dialogue" project, the expert group visited "Lernapat HPP-1" SHPP, which is located in the administrative area of Lernapat Community, Lori Region, Armenia. The SHPP is constructed on the Gharachoban Tributary to the Lernajur River. "Lernapat HPP-1" SHPP is operated by "Lernapati Kantegh" LLC. As a result of the monitoring, the expert group found out
Two Bear Cubs Detected in Lori
16:14 May 06, 2017 | Officials | Lori
On 4 May the inspectors of Lori Territorial Division of State Environmental Inspection of RA Nature Protection Ministry found two bear cubs on the riverbed. The Head of State Environmental Inspection of RA Nature Protection
'ATP' Planted  64,107 Trees in Tashir and Stepanavan
15:25 March 31, 2017 | Forest | Lori
'ATP' Charity Foundation planted 64,107 trees in Tashir and Stepanavan this year: the main tree planting was carried out in Tashir, where 59,816 trees were planted on the

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