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05.09.2017
Agricultural Alliance signed an MoU with Ministry of Agriculture of RA for cooperation in the Agriculture field
On September 5, 2017, the Minister of Agriculture of RA Ignati Arakelyan held a meeting with the Agriculture Alliance of Armenia to discuss the new program of the Ministry and directions for cooperation. 

At the end of the meeting, the Ministry and the Alliance signed a Memorandum of understanding which is aimed to ensure a collaborative partnership and to promote closer cooperation between the parties, which will contribute to the sustainable development of agriculture and food security in Armenia.

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Our project beneficiary fruits and berries processing plant in Sevqar community of Tavush marz successfully passed ISO 22000 certification audit

During last year ISO 22000 food safety management system was implemented in the Sevqar fruits and berries processing plant (100% owned by our beneficiary “Darpas” agricultural cooperative). During that time all the staff of the processing plant received different capacity development trainings. The building of the processing plant was renovated in accordance with the food safety requirements, all the required prerequisite programs, procedures and HACCP system were properly implemented.

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THE WORKING GROUP REGIONAL MEETING OF FOOD SECURITY ISSUES IN TAVUSH REGION

On April 29 Oxfam Armenian brunch organized a meeting in Tavush marzpetaran which aims to present  “Improving Regional Food Security in South Caucasus through National Strategies and Smallholder Production” regional four-year (2013-2017) program in Armenia.

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SMEETING OF ARMAVIR REGIONAL WORKING GROUP ON FOOD SECURITY AFFAIRS

On July 08 OXFAM organized the first Food Security Regional Working Group meeting at Armavir marzpetaran within the framework of “Improving Regional Food Security in South Caucasus through National Strategies and Smallholder Production” regional four-year (2013-2017) program in Armenia.

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MEETING OF SYUNIK REGIONAL WORKING GROUP ON FOOD SECURITY AFFAIRS

On July 08 OXFAM organized the first Food Security Regional Working Group meeting at Syunik culture center within the framework of “Improving Regional Food Security in South Caucasus through National Strategies and Smallholder Production” regional four-year (2013-2017) program in Armenia.

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DISCUSSION ON SUSTAINBALE AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT FOR 2015-2025 IN ARMENIA

April 1, 2015. Yerevan, Armenia. Oxfam in Armenia jointly with the Ministry of Agriculture of RA initiated the public discussion on the present process of the development of the Strategy for Sustainable Agricultural and Rural Development for 2015-2025 in Armenia on March 30, 2015. The event is conducted within the framework of “Improving Regional Food Security in South Caucasus through National Strategies and Smallholder Production” project funded by EU.

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OXFAM IN ARMENIA

Oxfam in Armenia and One Armenia is nearing the end of a wonderful initiative which we think may interest you. We are working in cooperationhttp://onearmenia.org/ to build four greenhouses in border villages in Tavush, to bring stable income to the women farmers and to contribute towards a sustainable future for the villages, the region and Armenia in general.

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VISIT THE OXFAM TENT AT THE FESTIVAL OF RURAL LIFE AND TRADITIONS 2016

The Oxfam in Armenia is supporting Agriculture cooperatives and organising a Healthy Lunch competition for school children

The Oxfam in Armenia invites the press and general public to visit the Oxfam tent in the“Rural life and Traditions 2016 festival” on Saturday, 24thSeptember, in the English Park, Yerevan. Participants will have the chance to meet with new small-farmers cooperatives, established under the financial support of European Union and with the technical assistance of the Oxfam in Armenia.

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AWARDING CEREMONY OF THE WINNERS OF THE MEDIA COMPETITION ON FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION ISSUES IN ARMENIA

December 29, 2016, Yerevan – Oxfam in Armenia announced the results of the media competition on Food Security and Nutrition challenges in Armenia. Winners were announced according to the professional jury in three nominations: print, online and audio-video. Tatev Khachatryan from “Hetq.am” got the prize for the best online material, Anna Hovhannisyan from “Aravot” and Sona Adamyan from “Hraparak” newspapers shared the prize for the best print material. The best audio-video material was Alina Nikoghosyan’s reportage for Civilnet.am.

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FARMER’S CONGRESS IN ARMENIA WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE 28TH OF FEBRUARY

Oxfam Armenia and Agriculture Alliance will be holding “Farmer’s Congress” conference on 28th February 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Yerevan Armenia.

The event aims to shed light to the challenges that farmers of Armenia face today and open up a direct dialogue between farmers and the Government in order to come to effective solutions on a national level. This unique platform gives the farmers across Armenia a voice and is an opportunity for them to be heard by the national policy makers.

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OXFAM IN ARMENIA INITIATED `FARMERS` CONGRESS`

Oxfam in Armenia and Agriculture Alliance of Armenia initiated “Farmer’s Congress”, that took place on 28th February 2017 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Yerevan Armenia.

Problems raised in relations to Agricultural and financial sector: Ignati Arakelyan, the Minister of Agriculture, addressed insurance, taxation, budgetary policy, subsidies, promotion of local products, pension calculation, as well as agricultural loans by farmers. Armen Harutyunyan, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture answered the questions about Issues concerning agricultural cooperatives, agricultural production, product storage and consumption related problems, as well as agricultural extension system.

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