Seminar in World Bank Yerevan Office

On June 6 and 7, 2016 a two-day seminar was held in WB Yerevan office on “Environmental and Social Safeguard Policies”, organized by the WB international experts for those environmental and social specialists who are involved in the WB funded loan projects.  The objective of the seminar was to present the requirements of the WB policies which are applied during the development and implementation of project documents, especially together with measures mitigating environmental impact, as well as public participation and redress mechanisms.

“Agriculture PIU” SA “Community Agricultural Resource Management and Competitiveness” (CARMAC) project Environmental Specialist Alisa Savadyan and Social Specialist-Consultant Emma Mkrtchyan participated in the seminar and each presented a speech on the development of CARMAC project environmental and social documents, their application, monitoring procedure and redress mechanisms applied.  

The WB representatives emphasized in their summary speech the positive and educative work carried out by the “Agriculture PIU” SA consultants, which will be possible to use in reviewing and adapting social and environmental policies.  

The seminar was followed by a Question and Answer part with an active discussion by the participants.