Program Updates | Armenia

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Last updated: December 28, 2020

November 16, 2020

USAID/Armenia improves irrigation water access in Ararat Valley for 160 hectares of farmland and over 400 beneficiaries: On September 10, USAID/Armenia’s Advanced Science and Partnerships for Integrated Resource Development (ASPIRED) project launched a rehabilitated irrigation system for the community of Poqr Vedi in the Ararat Valley.  Due to deteriorated and outdated infrastructure, Poqr Vedi consistently lost about 40% of its irrigation

November 16, 2020

On September 23, USAID/Armenia’s partner, the Community Finance Officers Association (CFOA), presented the 2019 “Local Self-government in Armenia” yearbook and Local Government Annual Index (LGAI).  The yearbook is a snapshot of the state of local government reforms in Armenia, while the LGAI provides a composite measure of GOAM’s progress in implementing those reforms and facilitates year to year comparison.  The 2019 LGAI score registered its highest number in the last 5 years, reaching 4.8 on a 1-10 scale.  The

November 16, 2020

On September 28, USAID/Armenia launched a new activity to support Armenia’s ability to respond to COVID-19 and other potential public health issues.  The project, “Support to Control COVID-19 and Other Infectious Disease Outbreaks,” was awarded to the American University of Armenia Fund and will work to strengthen Armenia's national capacity to control COVID-19 and other communicable disease outbreaks and emergencies of potential public health concern.  The project will strengthen the capacity of the Government of Armenia to formulate and implement public policies and services to prevent an

November 16, 2020

National Assembly Research and Training Center Launched: On September 24, Armenia’s National Assembly launched its new research and training center.  The Center was established with the support of USAID’s Armenia Support Initiative, which provided equipment and furniture, and USAID’s Strengthening Electoral Processes and Political Accountability (SEPPA) project, which is working together with parliamentary committee members, committee staff, parliamentary factions, and women parliamentarians to ens

October 1, 2020

On August 28, USAID's "Leading for Independent Living" project concluded its 12-week virtual training for 25 women and men with diverse disabilities in Armenia.