IUCN Armenia has recently finalized the selection of the ENPI FLEG II Consultant on «The Independent Public Monitoring of Forests in Armenia». A significant number of organizations expressed their interest in the announced position, however only five have been shortlisted – Forgis Oy Ltd., Geoinfo LLC, NHRS LLC, SilviaTerra & Haykooni LLC (joint venture), Verelk NGO and Young Biologists Association NGO.
The IUCN Evaluation Committee decided to award the contract to «Geoinfo LLC». The duration of the contract is 10 months (April 2014 – January 2015).
The main objective of the assignment is to assist ENPI FLEG II program to improve the governance in the forest sector, help raise the local voice of local forest-dependent communities to monitor changes in forests and record violations as well as ensure public access to forestry issues.