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Expert NameDr. Aram Aghasyan
TitleHead
DivisionProtected Areas Management Department
Institution
CityYerevan
CountryArmenian
Telephone374 10 580699
Emailagasaram(at)yahoo.com
Work Experience2002 to present Head of Protected Areas Management Department, Bioresources Management Agency of Ministry of Nature Protection, Armenia. 2000 – 2002 Senior specialist, Division of Specially Protected Natural Areas, Ministry of Nature Protection, Armenia. 1986 to present Junior Scientific Researcher of the Laboratory of Vertebrates, Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences, Armenia. 1998 – 2000 Deputy head, Department of Specially Protected Natural Areas, Ministry of nature Protection, Armenia. 1996- 1998 Director, Scientific center of Applied Zoology and Botany Department of Specially Protected Natural Areas, Ministry of nature Protection, Armenia. 1980-1986 Senior Assistant of the Laboratory of Vertebrates, Institute of Zoology, National Academy of Sciences, Armenia 2006-2007 “Study of the Present State of Populations of Amphibians and Reptiles as a base for Updating of Red Data List of Armenia and IUCN”, Coordinator of project. Which is funded by “CEPF” 2005 “Natural Resource Management and Poverty Reduction” Project. (World bank/Government of Armenia), 2005. 1997-1998 “Climate Change Study”, national consultant of the project, 1998-2000 “Ramsar Sites Study”, national consultant,
Qualifications•Biologist, Teacher of Biology and Chemistry, Biological Faculty of Yerevan State University – 1975-1980 •PhD., Candidate of Biological Sciences -1986.
Number of Publications48
Awards
Other ActivitiesMembership: Member of the International Herpetological Association, from 1978 to present Participation in international projects: Participation in Ecotourism Seminar–Trainings: 2003 (September). “Tourism Development in Protected Areas and Surrounding “Study Tour in Germany 2003 (August). Certificate of international seminar-training held by InWent, International Capacity Building, Germany, “Protected Areas Management and Regional Development through Ecotourism in the South Caucasus Region” in Gudauri, Georgia. 2002 (October). Certificate of international seminar-training of InWent, International Capacity Building, Germany “Linking Conservation and Economic Development through Sustainable Tourism ( Ecotourism) in the Caucasian Region”.
Publications1. B. Tuniyev, N. Orlov, N. Ananyeva, A. Agasyan. 2009. Snakes of Caucasus - taxonomic diversity, expansion, conservation. Saint-Petersburg - Moscow, pp.303 2. N. Ananyeva, N. Myasnikova, A. Agasyan.2006. Analysis of expansion of Phtynoncephalus persicus/Agamidae, Sauria/ in Araks River Valley: Experience of GIS mapping. Modern Serpentology. Volume 5/6, pp.18-40
DisciplineEnvironmental Management
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