Assignments for FAO

Project Name: Assignments for FAO

1.“Support to the preparation of a pastoral land law in Mongolia, in the light of the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security /VGGT/”

2.“Support to the consultation process on the pastoral land law in Mongolia, in the light of VGGT”

3.Support for the introduction of the concept “Climate Smart Agriculture for drought resilience in Mongolia”



Project Location within Country: 11 aimags 11 aimags representing different ecological regions of Mongolia Professional Staff Provided by your Company:

No of Staff: 8

No of Person-months: 11

Name of Client: FAO
Start Date:

April 2016

Completion Date:

October 2016

Approx. Value of Services:


Name of associated firm(s) if any: No. of Person-Months of Professional

Staff Provided by Associated Firm(s):

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

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

Detailed Narrative Description of Project: The Services will contribute to the following Organizational objective of FAO: SO1 – Contribute to the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition
Detailed Description of Actual Services provided by your Company:

·      Assist the Government in drafting the law on pasture land and strictly related legislation in harmony with the VGGT;

·      Build capacities of stakeholders involved in the preparation of the pastoral land law;

·      Disseminate information about VGGT and the pastoral land law to parliament members and new governmental authorities

·      Produce recommendations on how indigenous herders’ rights are protected for sustainable pastureland management in areas adjacent to mining and crop land

·      Organize and conduct consultation sessions on pastoral land law in 11 aimags representing different ecological regions and wealth groups of herders;

·      Undertake an assessment of possible effects of the pastoral land law and a study on traditional rights of women on pasture use;

·      Conduct a study on traditional rights of women on pasture use;

·      Prepare a policy paper for drought/dzud triggers is developed with modified triggers for drought response;

·      Organize the National Workshop on Climate Smart Agriculture for drought resilience”

·      Develop recommendations for implementation of the “Climate Smart Agriculture” concept on Mongolia’s livestock sector