On October 12-14 training on On-Farm Water Management of the MCA-Armenia Water-to-Market project was conducted in Kapan, initiated by a group of farmers living in the nearby communities of Kapan region. Though Water-to-Market trainings were completed in March, but MCA-Armenia is still getting suggestions from farmers who wish to participate. 27 farmers participated in Kapan training, which,
On Information Published in "Hraparakum" Daily Newspaper on September 29, 2011
According to the publication, in Partizak community of Aragatsotn marz where MCA-Armenia rehabilitated 230 meter section of tertiary canal (with15% community co-financing) the calculation of construction costs was not done properly and the rehabilitated section was clogged and does not
Starting from October 2 to October 4 zice President for Compact Implementation of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Patrick Fine was in Armenia to participate in the MCA-Armenia program completion events. The three day program included meetings with Armenian high level officials as well as different visits to MCA-Armenia programmatic sites.
On October 2 Patrick Fine paid working
On Septembe 23, 2011 the Association of Irrigation Specialists of Armenia (AIS)held its first founding meeting. MCA-Armenia considers this event significant for the future sustainability of the Program. The Association brings together many of MCA-Armenia partners, including representatives of Water User Association, irrigation experts and trainers. Most importantly, it will have an important
On August 31 the official opening of Noymberyan 1 pumping station the weir took place in Tavush region with participation of the President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan, Chargè d’affaires a.i. of the United States of America Bruce Donahue, Deputy Prime Minister of Armenia Armen Gevorgyan, Head of State Water Committee, Tavush Marzpet, representatives of MCC and MCA-Armenia,
The newly rehabilitated tertiary canal of Dalarik community (Armavir marz) was officially opened on August 22, 2011. This event signified the successful collaboration between two donor organizations and the community. The Millennium Challenge Account Armenia (MCA-Armenia) Program has rehabilitated 5.7 km long canal in this community, which is also benefiting from the Children of Armenia Fund's
On August 12, 2011 the RA Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan and Chargè d'affaires a.i. of the United States of America Bruce Donahue visited Zolakar and Martuni Pumping Stations in Gegharqunik Marz that were rehabilitated under the Millennium Challenge Account-Armenia Program. The official opening ceremony of the Zolakar pumping station also took place with the participation of high-level
On July 29, 2011 the final results and achievements of MCA-Armenia's Water-to-Market (WtM) program were summarized at a public presentation. The presentation was followed by a certificate ceremony, acknowledging the efforts of the implementing team that made the success of the Program possible. The WtM results and details of the presentation are included in the below attachments.