In the frames of “Support Program for Protected Areas-Armenia” (SPPA-A) project implemented under the Ministry of Nature Protection, at the beginning of December, "Kapan Forestry" branch of "ArmForest" SNCO completed works of providing firewood to permanent residents of Shikahogh, Srashen, Nerkin Hand villages, by allocating 8m³ wood per family.
Also, schools of villages and the only kindergarten were provided with firewood. The allocation of firewood for Tsav community nearby ''Shikahogh” state reserve will be completed by the end of the year. In general, there has been provided 2300m³ firewood to the local population within the project scopes, conducted under the social component of environmental protection. Thus, it will result low pressure on forest areas.
Nare Ghazaryan, Administrative Head of Shikahogh village of Kapan enlarged community, noted with satisfaction that 61 families- living permanently in the village- had been fully provided with firewood, due to which an important social problem was solved.
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