Biogas plant and greenhouse opening in Geghamasar village

In the frame of the EU funded “Integrated Support for Sustainable Economic Development in Rural Mountainous Areas of Armenia” project the opening ceremony of a large biogas plant and a greenhouse was held in Geghamasar community of Gegharkunik Marz on 21.06.2019.International Aid/Cooperation Officer, European Union Delegation to the Republic of Armenia Andrea Baggioli, Gegharkunik Marzpet Gnel Sanosyan, President of the Board of Shen NGO Hayk Minassian, Head of Geghmasar Community Hakob Avetyan, Head of Geghamasar cooperative Gagik Abramyan attended the event. Representatives of local self-government bodies, cooperative members, beneficiaries and Geghamasar community members were also present at the event.Gagik Abramyan, Head of Geghmasar Cooperative, said words of gratitude to the institutions that had financed and implemented the project. He noted that the cooperative had already sold the first harvest of the greenhouse – radish and cucumber. The cooperative undertakes the responsibility of effective operation of the established infrastructures and will create additional 15 jobs in the community.