Waste-related research and policy papers

 

Policy papers

# Title Author Year
1 RA Government Program 2019 action plan, N650-Լ (ARM) RA Government 2019
2 Extended Producer (Importer) Responsibility Schemes Implementation Strategy and Program for 2018-2021 (ARM) RA Government Decree N14 2018
3 Yerevan Development Plan for 2019-2023 (ARM) Yerevan City Council 2018
4 Strategy for Environmental Protection and Natural Resource Use Management (ARM) RA Government Protocol Decision N 11 Annex 1 2018
5 Environmental Protection and Natural Resource Use Management Action Plan for 2018-2022 (ARM) RA Government Protocol Decision N 11 Annex 2 2018
6 Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) action plan EU and RA 2017
7 Yerevan Green City Action Plan (ARM) Yerevan City Council 2017
8 Territorial Development Strategy in RA Regions for 2017-2025 RA Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development 2017
9 2016-2020 List of Activities for National Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (ARM) RA Government Decree 49 – N Annex 2016
10 Armenia Solid Waste Management System Development Strategy for 2017-2036 (ARM) RA Government Decree 49 – N Annex 2016
11 Strategy and National Action Plan of the Republic of Armenia on Conservation, Protection, Reproduction and Use of Biological Diversity RA Government Protocol Decision N 54 Annex 1 2015
12 Armenia Development Strategy for 2014-2025 RA Government Decree 442 – N Annex 2014
13 Strategy Report, Road-map and Long-term Investment Project in Solid Waste Management in Armenia (ARM) Asian Development Bank 2013
14 Monitoring Methodology of Contaminated soil in Armenia (ARM) RA Government Decree 1192-N Annex 2011
15 Clean Production Concept (ARM) RA Government Decree 49 – N Annex 2011
16 Sustainable Development Program of Armenia RA Government Decree 1207-N Annex 2008

 

General reports

# Title Author Year
1 Waste Governance in Armenia AUA Acopian Center for the Environment 2020
2

LL Bolagen

2020
3 Armenia’s Second Biennial Update Report under the UN Framework on Climate Change RA Ministry of Nature Protection, GEF, UNDP 2018
4 SEA Report on the ‘Yerevan Green City Action Plan’ (ARM) Ernst & Young 2017
5 SEA Report on the ‘Strategic Development Plan, Road Map and Long Term Investment Plan for the Solid Waste Management Sector in Armenia’ EaP Green 2017
6 SEA Scoping Report on the ‘Strategic Development Plan, Road Map and Long Term Investment Plan for the Solid Waste Management Sector in Armenia’ EaP Green 2016
7 Financing Climate Action in Armenia: Country Study OECD 2016
8 Third National Communication on Climate Change under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change RA Ministry of Nature Protection, GEF, UNDP 2015
9 Dilijan City Development Plan Fernando de Marcos, ADB 2015
10 Greening Economies in the EU Eastern Partnership countries: ARMENIA EaP GREEN 2015
11 Fifth National Report of the Republic of Armenia to the Convention on Biological Diversity RA Ministry of Nature Protection 2014
12 Vanadzor City Development Plan Fernando de Marcos, ADB 2014
13 Jermuk City Development Plan Fernando de Marcos, ADB 2014
14 RA Ministry of Nature Protection 2007-2011 Ministerial Report (ARM) RA Ministry of Nature Protection 2011
15 The State of Armenia’s Environment Policy Forum Armenia 2010
16 Second National Environmental Action Programme RA Ministry of Nature Protection – UNDP 2008
17 Regional Policy Report on the European Neighborhood Policy and Waste Management: Armenia – Azerbaijan – Georgia Eurasia Partnership Foundation, DFID, USAID 2007
18 Environmental Pollution and Product Charges in Armenia: Assessment of Reform Progress and Directions for Further Improvement S. Schucht, OECD 2004
19 Waste generated in organizations per year Statistical Committee of Armenia
20 Environment and Natural Resources in Armenia: Waste management 2017 report Statistical Committee of Armenia
21 Environmental statistics of Armenia for 2017 and time-series of indicators for 2013-2017 Statistical Committee of Armenia
22 Environment and Natural Resources in Armenia (report database) Statistical Committee of Armenia
23 Emissions from different sources (statistics database) Statistical Committee of Armenia

 

Municipal waste reports

# Title Author Year
1 Feasibility of Application of Pyrolysis and Plasma Gasification Technologies in Armenia

N. Mirzoyan, USAID, DT Global

2019
2 Working Plan for Kotayk Solid Waste Management Project-Environmental Impact Assessment Report (ARM) Transnakhagits CJSC, Kotayk and Gegharkunik SWM LLC 2017
3 Solid Waste Comprehensive Management in Vanadzor: Preliminary Application for Environmental Impact Assessment (ARM) RA Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development 2017
4 Qualitative Analysis of Municipal Solid Waste in Armenia, Croatia, Cyprus, F.Y.R.O.M. and Ukraine – Methodology and Results Environplan S.A. 2016
5 Armenia: Solid Waste Management Solutions for Remote and Small Communities: Technical Assistance Consultant’s Report L. Lauritzen, A. Mols, ADB 2015
6 Yerevan Solid Waste Project Bernard Ingenieure ZT GmbH/Hydro Ingenieure Umwelttechnik 2015
7 How existing municipal solid waste data in ENPI East countries can be used for the development of waste indicators European Environment Agency 2014
8 Solid Waste Management Plan of Kotayk – Environmental and Social Study-Stakeholder Engagement Plan (ARM) RA Ministry of Urban Planning 2011
9 Kotayk Solid Waste Management – Environmental and Social Due Diligence RA Ministry of Territorial Administration and Development 2011
10 Recycling of Household Waste in Armenia: Personnel training, data collection including waste analyses, recommendations for waste management actions Advisory Assistance Program of the Federal Ministry of Germany for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety 2011
11 Solid Waste Management in Armenian Cities M. Vanoyan, A. Varosyan, A. Petrossian 2010
12 Composition of Solid Waste in the Berd Municipal Dump in Tavush Marz, Armenia P. Butler 2008
13 Municipal Solid Waste Management in Armenia: Current Trends and Steps Forward G. Arzumanyan 2004
14 Assessment Considerations for Solid Waste Management Costs in Pilot River Basins (ARM) EU Project

 

Agricultural waste reports

# Title Author Year
1 Feasibility Assessment of Agricultural Waste to Energy Potential and Opportunities for Armenia Jan Pavlík , UNDP 2017
2 Quantification and qualification of the environmental impacts of milk processing in The Republic of Armenia using Life Cycle Assessment methodology with a particular focus on product and process-related quality attributes S. Aminforoughi 2015
3 Resource Efficiency and Clean Production Examples in SMEs in Armenia (ARM) N. Harutyunyan, S. Oganezov, EaP Green 2015
4 Food Losses and Wastes in the Armenian Agri-food Chains V. Urutyan, A. Yeritsyan 2014
5 Food Losses and Waste in Armenia: Country Report V. Urutyan, UN FAO 2013
6 Assessing Sustainability at Farm Level using RISE Tool: Results from Armenia V. Urutyan, Ch. Thalmann 2011
7 Final Report on Assessment of GHG Emissions Mitigation Potential in Animal Farming Sector of the Republic of Armenia Ministry of Nature Protection, GEF, UNDP 2010

 

Hazardous waste reports

# Title Author Year
1 Updated National Implementation Plan for the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants RA Ministry of Nature Protection, GEF, UNIDO 2017
2 National Report of Republic of Armenia on Basel Convention 2017 RA Ministry of Nature Protection 2017
3 Nubarashen Clean‐up Design Assignment Consultancy Work Description UNDP, GEF 2016
4 Contaminated Sites and Their Management: Kazakhstan and Armenia Arnika-Toxics and Waste Program, EU 2015
5 Working Document on Management of Obsolete Pesticides in Armenia UN FAO, IHPA, EU 2014
6 Site Assessment and Feasibility Study of the Obsolete Pesticides and Persistent Organic Pollutants Burial Site in Nubarashen, Armenia OSCE, Tauw 2013
7 Technical assistance for environmentally sustainable management of PCBs and other POPs waste in the Republic of Armenia: Independent terminal evaluation I. Holoubek, UNIDO, GEF, RA Ministry of Nature Protection 2012

 

Wastewater reports (not in the scope of the project)

# Title Author Year
1 Municipal Water Project-Armenia: Project Performance Assessment Report World Bank 2018
2 A new solution to municipal wastewater treatment in Armenia E. Mesropyan, V. Mkrtchyan and A. Hovsepyan 2016
3 Draft Basin Management Plan for Akhuryan River Basin District Resource Management LLC, Analysis of Environmental Impact Assessment NGO 2015
4 Toward Integrated Water Resources Management in Armenia Winston Yu, Rita E. Cestti, Ju Young Lee, World Bank 2015
5 Process of Determining Target Indicators and Timeframe in Armenia in Accordance with Protocol on Water and Health (ARM) UNECE, RA Ministry of Nature Protection, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland 2014
6 Roadmap to Ratification of Protocol on Water and Health UNECE, RA Ministry of Nature Protection, Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland 2014
7 Armenia Water Supply and Sanitation: Challenges, Achievements, and Future Directions In-Ho Keum, ADB 2011
8 European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument – Shared Environmental Information System: Armenia Country Report Vahagn Tonoyan, EEA, Zoï Environment Network 2011