Armenia<br />Poverty Reduction and Environmental PROSPECTS within the NATIONAL MDG Framework - Armenia<br />Knowledge-Comp...
Today’s reality<br />
MDGs and Armenia – a rocky path <br /><ul><li>2000 - Armenia joined the UN Millennium Declaration
2005 – 1st nationalized MDG Status Report
2008 - Armenia's  Sustainable Development Program adopted, including the MDGs achievements
2010 – 2nd National MDG Progress Report launched
2011-Revision of the Sustainable Development Program</li></li></ul><li>Likelihood of achieving MDG national targets<br />L...
Percentage of poor and very poor people by regions in Armenia<br />Poverty levels are alarming… <br />Source:  RoA Nationa...
Poverty and local development<br />Since 2001, a wide range of support to over 150 rural and urban communitiesin Armenia h...
Forest Covered Areas<br />Forest cover of Armenia is about   8.1%  - according to <br />an  Assessment of the Status of th...
Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction<br />Proportion of energy sources in general energy consumption in Armenia<br />D...
Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction<br />More than 20 communities benefited from installation of<br />solar powered h...
Armenia suffers an average of 33 million USD in damages from natural disasters each year. Landslides and mudflows are amon...
Disaster Risk Reduction<br />DRR National Platform<br />National Disaster Data Observatory<br />Development of National DR...
      Targets for the next 5 years<br />Poverty related<br />- To train at least 750 community members on new and innovati...
Making Transformational Change <br />UNDP Delivery:<br />2010 – USD 8,7 million<br />2009 – USD 8,4 million<br />2008 – US...
Sustainable Development - a concept for new Armenia <br />
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Armenia’s progress on MDGs (Millenium Development Goals), UNDP presentation

  1. 1. Armenia<br />Poverty Reduction and Environmental PROSPECTS within the NATIONAL MDG Framework - Armenia<br />Knowledge-Comparative Advantages-Partnerships<br />
  2. 2. Today’s reality<br />
  3. 3. MDGs and Armenia – a rocky path <br /><ul><li>2000 - Armenia joined the UN Millennium Declaration
  4. 4. 2005 – 1st nationalized MDG Status Report
  5. 5. 2008 - Armenia's Sustainable Development Program adopted, including the MDGs achievements
  6. 6. 2010 – 2nd National MDG Progress Report launched
  7. 7. 2011-Revision of the Sustainable Development Program</li></li></ul><li>Likelihood of achieving MDG national targets<br />Likely – HIV/AIDS, environmental sustainability<br />Hard to Achieve– poverty, education, child mortality, maternal health, global partnership for development<br />Unlikely – gender<br />Independent experts/public opinion is that Goal #7 - Environmental Sustainability – <br />is Hard to Achieve<br />
  8. 8. Percentage of poor and very poor people by regions in Armenia<br />Poverty levels are alarming… <br />Source: RoA National Statistical Service<br />
  9. 9. Poverty and local development<br />Since 2001, a wide range of support to over 150 rural and urban communitiesin Armenia has been developed, including rehabilitation infrastructure and creation of income generation opportunities.<br />UNDP was able to improve living standards in the targeted communities by rehabilitating over 45 social and economic infrastructures, including education, health, gas, irrigation and water facilities. <br />Given the importance of agriculture as a source of livelihood in the regions of Armenia UNDP in Armenia implemented over 50 agricultural and agro-processing projects in the last 9 years.<br />More than 600 start-up entrepreneurs have been trained and loans were provided to 140 of them with the total amount of USD 450,000, thus creating more than 250 new workplaces.<br />UNDP/Armenia Community Development Program<br />
  10. 10. Forest Covered Areas<br />Forest cover of Armenia is about 8.1% - according to <br />an Assessment of the Status of the World`s <br />Remaining Closed Forests , Nairobi, Kenya, 2001. <br />UNDP Armenia<br />Has planted around 1000 ha of forest since 2007 <br />Assessed legal/institutional frameworks of forest fire management<br />Provide forest fire equipment to “Armforest” CJSC<br />The total amount of forest covered area burnt in <br /> is about 790 ha, while during the 2001 -2009 it stands for 382 ha only. <br />
  11. 11. Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction<br />Proportion of energy sources in general energy consumption in Armenia<br />Distribution of greenhouse gas emissions by sectors (CO2 equivalent)<br />Greenhouse gas reduction potential by 2020 by sectors (GHG CO2 equivalent)<br />
  12. 12. Energy Efficiency and Emission Reduction<br />More than 20 communities benefited from installation of<br />solar powered hot water supply systems<br />750 apartments, 10 kindergartens and three schools - 4,480<br />people, benefited from energy efficiency and renewable <br />energy application measures since 2008<br /> Before After <br />
  13. 13. Armenia suffers an average of 33 million USD in damages from natural disasters each year. Landslides and mudflows are among the most devastating of these disasters. Due to the climate change, the extreme events are going to intensify in scale and frequency.<br />
  14. 14. Disaster Risk Reduction<br />DRR National Platform<br />National Disaster Data Observatory<br />Development of National DRR Strategy<br />Decentralization of Hyogo Framework for Action Implementation<br />Local Level Risk Management in 5 regions of Armenia - Ararat (completed), Shirak, Tavush, Lori, and Syunik<br />Earthquake city scenario for Gyumri - as a common methodology for seismic risk assessment<br />
  15. 15. Targets for the next 5 years<br />Poverty related<br />- To train at least 750 community members on new and innovative income generating schemes <br />- To rehabilitate at least 15 social, cultural, economic, environmental infrastructures<br />-To incorporate around 20 businesses into Technological Parks<br />-To develop 10 clusters, and establish 250 new SMEs <br />-To rehabilitate at least 12 regional Vocational Education (VET) institutions and refurbished them according to the EU best standards <br />-To provide around 300 VET teachers with professional training per year <br />Environment related<br />-To enlarge Armenia’s Protected Areas by 53%, adding 48,000 ha of underrepresented habitats under protection<br />-At least 90 communities receive direct financial assistance to cope with surrounding environmental issues <br />-Assist at least 30 communities in installation of solar water heats <br />-At least 25,000 additional people use bio pounds for waste water treatment in rural areas<br />
  16. 16. Making Transformational Change <br />UNDP Delivery:<br />2010 – USD 8,7 million<br />2009 – USD 8,4 million<br />2008 – USD 7,9 million<br />2007 – USD 5,8 million<br />
  17. 17. Sustainable Development - a concept for new Armenia <br />
  18. 18. Beautiful Armenia<br />
  19. 19. We are sure they will feel the results… <br />
  20. 20. a<br />Many thanks! <br />

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