Armenian women: Actors of change in sustainable agriculture
WECF supports Armenian women to stand up for chemical-free rural development
01.05.2014 |WECF France
WECF France supports the work of Armenian
association AWHHE, which aims to strengthen the power and potential of women in
rural Armenian society. AWHHE’s project encourages Armenian women to
participate more in sustainable rural development, by creating
revenue-generating economic activities which are linked to sustainable
With the aim of contributing to the global objective of eradicating poverty by 2015, the project will promote gender equality and female empowerment by encouraging greater participation amongst Armenian women and girls. It will do so particularly in the area of sustainable rural development, aiming for women’s active inclusion in social life at a community level.
Through exchanges with women working in agriculture in the Rhône Alpes region, the project will reinforce the role of women within communities and allow them to have a role outside these communities as well.
The main objectives of this project are to empower, mobilise, and strengthen the role of women within communities. By providing women withentrepreneurial skills, via workshops on economic mechanisms and revenue-generating activities, the project can empower local women and benefit their independence. Additionally, a local resource center for women will be set up. This center can provide examples,
experiences, testimonials and documents, and more importantly accomodate women with resources to fall back on.
Armenia Policy Dialogue on Agenda2030 - Women2030 Program, Yerevan, 18 June 2018
WECF and Armenian partners invited 30 Civil Society Organisations and Government representatives to prepare input for Agenda2030 UN top in July
Introducing a new phenomenon in Armenia: Energy Cooperatives
WECF along with Belgian and European Energy Cooperatives explore possibilities of implementing sustainable energy in Armenia
Highlights of CLEEN in 2015 – A review in pictures
After the launch of our CLEEN-Project in Georgia, Ukraine, Armenia and Moldavia in January 2015, our partner organizations have done a lot of activities to achieve their goals. Let us have a review about the present results
WECF’s ‘CLEEN’-Project in the race for an EUSEW Award
CLEEN, an implementation and networking concept, with which CSOs and further important multipliers are trained and supported to expand their network in 4 project countries (Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, and Ukraine) in order to raise awareness and ensure citizen participation in energy efficiency and renewable energy
“The Price of Electricity, Gas and Other Energy Sources is Rising Day by Day”
Sub-grant organization Yeghvard holds press conference on WECF’s energy project CLEEN
04.09.2015 | Carmen Chan