"SANSA" LLC is set to build and operate a greenhouse for the cultivation of roses in the Aragatsotn region. Modern, high-tech equipment will be installed at the greenhouse. The company plans to invest $500,000 in the construction of the greenhouse, as well as $2,000,000 in the purchase of equipment and raw materials.
As part of the investment program, 15 new jobs will be created with an average salary of 110,000 drams by the end of 2022. One of the assistance programs in Armenia targeted at boosting the agricultural sector refers to the assistance packages on small and medium-sized greenhouses. The purpose of the program «State assistance to the introduction of small and medium-sized greenhouses» is to increase the number of greenhouses in Armenia through construction costs reimbursements from the state budget.
There are three options for the construction of greenhouses and their technological support:
Option 1: Tunnel greenhouse with an area of 300-600sq.m with single or double-layer polyethylene cover and enriched ground, the cost of construction and technological support of which is estimated at 11,850 AMD per square meter. Compensation for expenses is provided in the amount of 4,000 AMD per square meter.
Option 2: Greenhouse area of 800-3000 sq. m with single or multi-roll polyethylene cover and enriched groundmass, the cost of construction and technological support of which is estimated at 24 550 AMD per square meter. Compensation of AMD 8,000 per square meter is provided.
Option 3: Greenhouse area of 800-3000 sq. m with one or multiple polyethylene cover by hydroponic growing method, the cost of construction and technological support of which is estimated at 30,000 AMD per square meter. Cost compensation is provided in the amount of 10,000 AMD per square meter.
The details can be found on the website of the Ministry of Economy of the RA.