Agriculture is one of the main branches of the Armenian economy and the main source of livelihood for the population in many communities of the Vayots Dzor region.
As the main priority area, Syunik-Development NGO in cooperation with the Canadian Atken Armenian Foundation, the Tekeyan Cultural Union in Armenia, and the Return to Kashatagh NGO, has been implementing an Agricultural Assistance to Families Displaced from Artsakh and Sheltered in Vayots Dzor Region project which aims at supporting the food and income of those families.
Tatev Harutyunyan, the Syunik-Development NGO Social Programs Coordinator, paid a regular monitoring visit to the beneficiary families.
Within the framework of the project, five beneficiary families were selected from different communities of the Vayots Dzor region. Two beneficiary families were provided with six piglets and food for four months, and three families were provided with two cows each.