Photo Traps and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Planned To Use To Increase Forest Management Efficiency

Photo Traps and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Planned To Use To Increase Forest Management Efficiency

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RA Agriculture Ministry has developed a draft resolution for the purpose of forest preservation and management effectiveness and put it on the circulation on www.e-draft.am website.
The draft entitled 'Improvement of forest-preservation services, supervision and forest management effectiveness as well as implementation of state forest monitoring with the introduction of contemporary technologies' it’s planned to install permanent bases and turnpikes in the parts running into and out of forest roads in 208-2022, introduction of photo camera system on the roads running out of the forest, installation of photo traps in the forest area and the use of other up-to-date technologies, as well as implementation of monitoring with the help of GIS and other unmanned aerial vehicles (drone).

Reminder: recently 30 experts from government, educational institutions and NGOs developed sustainable forest management criteria and indicators. Around 200 criteria and indicators shall undergo the stages of public discussions and several phases of development and Armenia shall have the final list of sustainable forest management criteria and indicators by 2019.

16:11 October 03, 2017


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