UNDP-GCF NAP program presents results of Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (CRVA) of agriculture in Armenia

During the workshop held on December 9, 2021 the results of the “Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment (CRVA) for Armenia’s Agriculture Sector” analysis conducted within the framework of the UNDP-GCF “Armenia’s National Adaptation Plan” (NAP) program were presented. The analysis was carried out by the Center for Agribusiness and Rural Development (CARD).
The study aimed to identify the sensitivity of agricultural sector and sub-sectors to climate risks and threats and possible adaptation opportunities in Armenia. The main purpose of the workshop and discussion was to prepare a basis for developing a strategy and an action plan for climate change adaptation in the agricultural sector of Armenia, which is planned for 2022. Ms. Diana Harutyunyan, the Coordinator of the UNDP Climate Change Program and Ms. Ira Panosyan, Head of Department of Agricultural Programs Elaboration, Resource Use and Cooperative Development of the Ministry of Economy of RA, delivered welcoming speeches during the event.
The participants were introduced to the methods and approaches to the climate vulnerability and risk assessment and adaptation strategy in Armenia’s agriculture sector, main results of studies based on key sector/subsector characteristics, climate-related problems and adaptation methods. The Adaptation Strategy and Action Plan design process, structure, main objectives and directions of action were also discussed and presented.
The “Climate risk and vulnerability assessment” (CRVA) report is available in English here:

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