Within animal husbandry component 45 families from 3 villages of Martuni region -NKR (15 families from each village) received gravid heifers (one per family) to establish and run their own small scale farms.
The Cattle Breeding Project in 4 Villages of Martakert Region in Nagorno – Karabagh Republic project was implemented in Martakert region of Nagorno-Karabagh Republic. Martakert region of newly independent Nagorno-Karabagh Republic was selected for this pilot project on the basis of its economic condition and being close to the border with Azerbaijan. In the villages of Tchankatagh, Mokhratagh, Talish, Vardadzor total of 58 resource poor families received gravid heifer to build their own household economies and overcome the socio-economic hardships after devastating military conflict with Azerbaijan. The families received also training in cattle breeding and farm management. Another 58 families joined the project by receiving gravid heifers as pass-ons from their community members. Thus, total of 116 families eventually benefited from project inputs and provided resources. The project was funded by Heifer International and Armenia Fund USA.
The goal of Peace Project was to support local
peacemaking initiatives in the region of the South Caucasus through community
development, regional networking and capacity building activities. The
components of the project were placement of animals, establishment of rural
youth clubs, and trainings. As of May, 2010 overall of 995 original and pass-on
families (the project implemented
three POGs) of which 474 original and 521