Capacity building program for ecotourism guides in Gomk, Zaritap and Martiros communities in Armenia

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On 11-13 of September 2015, the “Young Biologists Association” NGO in cooperation with “Jermuk Development Center” NGO in the frame of the “Development of ecotourism and youth employment in Zaritap, Gomk and Martiros communities of Vayots Dzor province” project was organised  capacity building trainings  for ecotourism guides in Gomk, Zaritap and Martiros communities in Armenia. During the trainings, it has been presented biodiversity of Vayots Dzor province by Maria Antonosyan and advantages of ecotourism by Vazgen Galstyan. In addition, the English language seminars have been organized, which was conducted by Sona Margaryan.

The aim of the project is development of ecotourism in the region and generation of the additional income for young people of Gomk, Martiros and Zaritap villages of Vayots Dzor region. In frame of the projects capacity and practical skills of young people interested in ecotourism and related services have been enhanced. Also the tourism infrastructures have been developed.

“Development of ecotourism and youth employment in Zaritap, Gomk and Martiros communities of Vayots Dzor province” project is implemented within the grant for NGOs provided by the Administration of the president of the Republic of Armenia.

The project is also sponsored by The Rufford Foundation and Ecotour Travel Agency.



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