Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Moldova

The European Union Delegation to Armenia organises a site visit to Vayots Dzor marz to meet Armenian farmers

Armenia, 25/10/2018 - 13:38, UNIQUE ID: 181025_13
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The European Union Delegation to Armenia organises a site visit to Vayots Dzor marz, Aghavnadzor and Yelpin communities on 30 October to meet Armenian farmers – subgrant beneficiaries of the European Union ENPARD and OASI projects.

The European Union Delegation to Armenia organises a site visit to Vayots Dzor marz, Aghavnadzor and Yelpin communities on 30 October to meet Armenian farmers – subgrant beneficiaries of the European Union ENPARD and OASI projects.

The EU Ambassador to Armenia Piotr Świtalski will take part in this visit. You can find the agenda of the visit attached to this invitation.

The journalists will have the opportunity to see and take stock of results of the European Neighbourhood Programme for Agriculture and Rural Development (ENPARD) and Organic Agriculture Support Initiative (OASI) project.

Thanks to the technical, financial and training support provided by ENPARD programme "Yerpin", a high-value cheese facility was established in Yelpin community and the OASI provided financial support to the first organic wine company in Armenia, Trinity LLC.

The event targets agricultural projects implemented in Armenia during the recent years with the financial and technical assistance of the European Union, as well as on the new priorities for sustainable development of the sector.

Transportation for journalists is provided. The deadline for media registration is October 29, Monday at 12:00 to reserve the seats.  The meeting point is at Northern Avenue 3/85 (the cross point of Hin Yerevantsu and Teryan streets, next to the Nord Business Center in front of Parma) on 30 October at 09:30.

For participation and interviews with the beneficiaries, please contact Liana Khachatryan, + 374 95515671, liana.khachatryan@publicis.am

For more information about the EU projects, please contact Ripsime Unanyan, Communications Coordinator of the European Union Delegation to Armenia, + 374 10 546494, e-mail: Ripsime.Unanyan@eeas.europa.eu

 

AGENDA

09:30               Departure from Yerevan

12:00               Arrival - Vayots Dzor, Aghavnadzor community, organic wine production, Trinity Canyon Vineyards

12:05 - 12:35   Tour in the Trinity Canyon Vineyards, wine tasting

12:40 – 13:00  Welcome remarks, H.E. Piotr Świtalski, EU Ambassador, Head of the EU Delegation Armenia

Q&A (Media)

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch time

14:00               Departure from the Trinity Canyon Vineyards

14:25               Arrival -  Vayots Dzor, Yelpin community, cheese production

14:25 – 14:45 Tour in the cheese production and cheese tasting

14:45 – 14:55 Q&A (Media)

15:00               Departure from Vayots Dzor

 

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