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Last updated: December 30, 2020

December 30, 2020

Helping Alumni Stay Connected:  USAID’s School of Local Democracy (SLD), a component of the Armenia Mission’s Civic Engagement in Local Governance (CELoG) project, has developed a new, first-of-its-kind online platform in Armenia that will offer alumni an opportunity to communicate with each other, their trainers and sectoral experts, subscribe for news and event updates, become aware of educational and career opportunities, publish success stories about alumni projec

December 30, 2020

USAID continues to build government capacity: USAID’s SEPPA project partner, the International Republican Institute (IRI), is working to build capacity among government and the parliament to strengthen their institutional capacity to devise and implement data-based and responsive policies and improve strategic communications.

November 30, 2020

Armenia’s ancient wine-making tradition is at last on the map.  The central region of Vayots Dzor in Armenia has long been home to vineyards, traditional cuisine, and rich culture.  With the help of USAID/Armenia’s My Armenia program, the Vayots Dzor Wine Route no longer requires visitors to pore over maps or search from town to town: the tourist attraction is now marked clearly with prominent road signs along the M10 highway and throughout the region. 

November 30, 2020

It’s no secret that Mariam Aslamazyan’s personal mission in life is “to fix the role of the woman artist in patriarchal Soviet-Armenian society.”  This is the mission that drives artists Mariam, and her sister Eranuhi who own and operate their gallery in Gyumri, a town in Armenia’s northern Shirak region. 

November 16, 2020

USAID supported agricultural learning exchange strengthens rural farmers’ production quality: USAID/Armenia’s Rural Economic Development - New Economic Opportunities project facilitated an educational tour for farmers from northern Tavush region who are considering starting wine and dried fruit production.  Fourteen farmers visited wineries, dried-fruit production facilities, an organic fig orchard, and Farm Service Centers in Armenia’s Syunik region in the south.  The facilities and farms the participants visited have small-to-medium size production capacities and were the