The Caucasus Research Resource Centers-Armenia (CRRC-Armenia) invited to a round table on "MCA-Armenia One Year Later: Progress, Challenges and Next Steps". The audience invited to participate in the round table discussion mainly consisted of the social science research community representatives and interested officials and it covered the following topics: economic analysis of the program and its
Millennium Challenge Account - Armenia SNCO announced the award of a civil works contract to "AGAT-777" LLC for rehabilitation of tertiary canals in Abovyan, Arevshat and Lanjazat communities of Ararat marz and Griboyedov community of Armavir marz under the Irrigated agriculture project. The contract was signed at MCA-Armenia SNCO office by MCA-Armenia CEO Ara Hovsepyan and "AGAT-777" LLC
On December 28, 2007 MCA-Armenia initiated conference for banks and universal credit organizations, interested in credit component of the program. The representatives of the MCA-Armenia, ACDI/VOCA, an Implementing Entity of Water-to-Market component of the project, as well as financial institutions were present at the conference.
The purpose of the program, its' directions, beneficiaries, as
Millennium Challenge Account - Armenia SNCO announced the award of a consulting contract to "HayGyughShinNakhagits" Ltd. for the design and construction supervision of six gravity irrigation systems as part of the MCA-Armenia Irrigated Agriculture Project Infrastructure activity. The contract was signed by MCA-Armenia CEO Ara Hovsepyan and "HayGyughShinNakhagits" Ltd. Director Varuzhan Hovasapyan.
Millennium Challenge Account - Armenia SNCO announced the award of a consulting contract to BRL Ingenierie (France) and Jrtuk LLC (Armenia) Joint Venture for the feasibility study and technical and economic justification of the rehabilitation and increased efficiency of up to 68 pumping stations. The contract was signed by MCA-Armenia CEO Ara Hovsepyan, BRL Ingenierie Business Development Manager
From December 3 to 5 MCA-Armenia welcomed the Millennium Challenge Account - Moldova team with its three members - MCA Moldova Team Leader Valentina Badrajan, Economists Valentin Bozu and Dumitru Caragia. Unlike Armenia - in Moldova the Millennium Challenge Account program is just starting its Compact development process and in this regard has a lot of things to learn from Armenia's experience.
Consulting company of the MCA-Armenia Rural Road Rehabilitation project - "Finnroad" - held the second seminar on the Review and improvement of Performance based routine maintenance of roads. First seminar on this topic caused a lot of discussions and comments - mainly the part concerning agreements with the Contractors, said the "Finnroad" Managing director Raimo Sallanmaa.
The main topic
The Prime Minister of Armenia Serge Sargsyan and Millennium Challenge Corporation Vice President Darius Mans participated in the official ceremony announcing the beginning of civil works under the Rural Road Rehabilitation Project in Getap community of Aragatsotn marz, which has started with the construction of 24.5 kilometer section of the H-17 "Armavir-Isahakyan-Gyumri" road.
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