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OSCE office in Yerevan presents awards to best women entrepreneurs in Armenia

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) office in Yerevan, Armenia presented a "Best Women Entrepreneur for 2016" prize to IPEN Participating Orgnization Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment (AWHHE) for their project to improve entrepreneurial skills and income generating capacities of female farmers through the use of solar fruit- and herb-drying equipment and technologies. The awards were presented to local partners that have promoted good and innovative practices through project activities.

The award ceremony was held in Yerevan on 29 June 2016 under the auspices of the Armenian Prime Minister. The award aims to inspire women entrepreneurs’ creativity in economic development and to highlight their achievements.

David Gullette, Democratization Programme Officer at the OSCE Office in Yerevan, hands out a prize to Elena Manvelyan, President of AWHHE at the annual Best Women Entrepreneur award ceremony.