Using new methods and tools for biodiversity conservation, monitoring, and reporting

The event took place on 29 February 2024 in a virtual format.

Meeting objectives

The specific objectives of the technical training session was to improve the local target group capacities on monitoring and management tools such as Remote Sensing and GIS. The session was executed on-line (webinar) by international experts and include introductory theory and practical examples.


The meeting gathered participants from different above-mentioned stakeholder groups.


A set of capacity building events will be organized as part of the World Bank-led activities under EU4Environment Program sub-component 4.1: Support to protect biodiversity and natural ecosystems (Emerald network). Activities under this sub-component are aimed at advancing the establishment of the Emerald Network and management of the Emerald Sites in the Eastern Partner countries, including Armenia.

Capacity building program will offer a valuable opportunity for government officials, private sector representatives and local communities to enhance their knowledge and skills on biodiversity conservation and management of protected areas. It will also highlight the benefits of implementing the Emerald Network framework.
An important objective of this program is also to organize public consultations in order to gather input and feedback on the draft ESMP. Engaging local communities, considering their traditional knowledge, and increasing public awareness through educational initiatives, can benefit from local support.



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