Training of herders and state officials in pastureland management

Training of herders and state officials in pastureland management


Project Name:

Training of herders and state officials in pastureland management

Approx. Value of Contract:

2,199,127.06 U$


Country: Mongolia

Location within Country: Peri-urban areas of the Ulaanbaatar, Darkhan, Orkhon cities and Choibalsan and Kharkhorin regional centers

Project Duration: 33 months



Name of Client: MCA Mongolia

Address: 4th Floor, Academy of Management Building III, Orgil Complex, Khan-Uul District,

Ulaanbaatar-210136, Phone: 70151021

Total No of person-months of the project: 320

Start Date:

November 2010

Completion Date:

July 2013

Approx. Value of Contract provided by your company: 2,199,127.06 U$

Name of associated firm(s) if any: Research Institute of Animal Husbandry, MSUA, Mongolia

No. of Person-Months of Professional

Staff Provided by Associated Firm(s): 20

Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Co-coordinator, Team Leader) involved and functions performed

Dr. Enkh-Amgalan, Team Leader, Centre for Policy Research

·         Provided overall project management

·         Coordinated with project key stakeholders

Detailed Narrative Description of Project:

To train herder groups and national and local officials of project soums in the peri-urban areas of Darkhan, Erdenet, Ulaanbaatar cities and Choibalsan and Kharkhorin regional centers in:

  • Leasehold Rights, Commitments And Responsibilities
  • Rangeland, Environmental, And Water Resource Management
  • Livestock Management And Productivity
  • Business Management And Marketing
  • Collaborative Management

Detailed Description of Actual Services provided by your Company:

·       Carry out needs assessments of project beneficiaries

·       Develop training program focusing on practical methods:

·         Adaptive Learning

·         Field studies

·         Project demonstration days

·         Study tours/Exchange visits

·         Soum information centers operated by local officials

·         Group discussions/workshops

·         Radio sessions

·       Organize training in projects aimags and soums involving local soum Animal Health & Breeding Units, Land Officers, Environmental Officers and others as local trainers

·       Apply practical Adoption Rate indicators to measure the adoption of the knowledge and skills transferred by training  

·       Use the existing social networks to facilitate training among herders

·       Ensure the maximum participation of women and disabled people in the training activities

·       Coordinate with national extension, research institutions and aimags and soums to ensure their active participation in the project