Environmental impact

Environmental impact assessment is one of the main components of the “Sustainable Urban Development Investment Program” Tranche 1 and Tranche 2. During all the stages of the Project implementation its main objective is to ensure the design of the road and structures, implementation and maintenance in accordance with Armenian existing laws and regulations as well as “Safeguards Policy Statement” of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

The proposed projects of the first and second tranches and the projects of subsequent tranches of the SUDIP follow adequate environmental assessment processes. The Environmental Assessment and Review Frameworks (EARF) were prepared to provide guidance on safeguard screening, assessment, institutional arrangements, and processes to be followed for projects. Tranche 1 and Tranche 2 were classified as environmental category B based on based on ADB’s Rapid Environmental Assessment checklist. Environmental Impact Assessment Reports (EIA)/ Initial Environmental Examination Reports (IEE) and Environment Management Plan (EMP) were developed and were approved by the ADB and posted on ADB website.


Contract Negotiations

  On 10 January 2019 Sustainable Urban Development Investment Project participated in contract negotiations of Supply and Installation of LED lighting system in Yerevan. The contract is going to be signed between “Yerkaghluys” CJSC and Consortium...

Working Visit

On December 20, 2018 Yerevan Mayor Hayk Marutyan paid a working visit to Argavand-Shirak, Babajanyan-Ashtarak, Davtashen-Ashtarak highways constructed under the Sustainable Urban Development Investment Program. Within the framework of the visit the mayor...

Working vistit to Davtashen-Ashtarak Road Link

On November 30, 2018 Yerevan First Deputy Mayor Hrachya Sargsyan made a working visit to Davtashen-Ashtarak highway. The First Deputy Mayor got acquainted with the final stage of the construction works. The project implementation representatives noted that...


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