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Implementation of Armenia's LDN commitments through sustainable land management and restoration of degraded

Implementation of Armenia's LDN commitments through sustainable land management and restoration of degraded

€1855908.357

09/22 - 08/25

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Objectives

To support the national efforts to implement the LDN targets of Armenia through sustainable land management and restoration of degraded landscapes

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Note: Disbursement data provided is cumulative and covers disbursement made by the project Agency.

Target Groups

Degraded lands in Armenia, including forest land, pastures and cropland provide many important ecosystem goods and services important for food and water security as well as for conservation and recreation. These lands provide not only economic benefits, but also quality of life and heritage values cherished by many people. Global environmental benefits related to the establishment of an effective Land Degradation Neutrality system that balances gains and losses of productive land and supports resilient and productive landscapes with a mosaic of land uses and diverse livelihood opportunities will also generate socio-economic benefits for the local communities in the pilot districts of Lori and Syunik related to: · Strengthening of value chains and improvement of market access for revenue and income generation, with improved employment opportunities for rural women and youth in particular · Improved food, nutritional and water security for vulnerable rural households that are often headed by women, strengthening their human rights to access to food and water · More resilient and equitable livelihoods for both women and men · Reduced risk (natural disasters, market volatility, access to information and finance) related to investing in value-chain development, restoration and SLM on degraded lands · Improved access to finance for smallholders and small-scale livestock owners for investing in new business plans related to restoration and SLM for achieving LDN