Provides support to ENSURE Project on Pasture Management

Project Name: “Pasture Management “ Country: Mongolia Project Location within Country: 13 soums in 4 aimags – Arkhangai, Zavkhan, Gobi-Altai, Bayankhongor Professional Staff Provided by your Company: No of Staff: 7 No of Person-months: 131 Name of Client: ENSURE Project UNDP, UN House, United Nations Street-14, Sukhbaatar district, 1st khoroo, Ulaanbaatar 14201, Mongolia, Tel: 976-11-327585   Start Date: Sep 2019 Completion Date: August 2022 Approx. Value of Services: USD 240,000 Name of associated firm(s) if any: No No. of Person-Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Firm(s): Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) involved and functions performed Dr. Enkh-Amgalan,

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A pilot feeding of Mongolian lamb under the WB-supported Livestock and Agricultural Marketing Project (LAMP)

Project brief summary

  • Project name: “Lamb feeding collaborative research project”
  • Implementing party: Center for Policy Research
  • Implementing herder cooperative: “Bayan Ovon Khukh Khairkhan”
  • Project financed by: LAMP   & “Bayan Ovon Khukh Khairkhan” cooperative  
  • Pilot venue: Arkhangai aimag Tsetserleg soum
  • Pilot start date: November 3, 2015
  • Pilot end date: December 2, 2015
  • Pilot duration: 30 days
  • Number of lambs fed: 300
  • Number of pilot and control lambs monitored: 20/10  

Feeding days, by fodder type:

  • Green fodder       –  33 days (3/XI-5/XII)
  • Hay, bran             –  22 days (14/XI-5/XII)
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Piloting of a new baby camel combed wool brand product successful

Under the consulting services agreement with Oyu Tolgoia company “Support to Local Business and Economic Development Program (LBED) CPR is piloting a new camel brand product –baby camel combed wool. The objective is to contribute to creating sustainable livelihoods of Khanbogd people by building Galbiin Gobi camel brand product and enhancing competitiveness of livestock herding as a key economic activity.

The combed baby camel wool was chosen from among 12 candidates using criteria – a maximum number potential beneficiaries (all herders can benefit), to be based on Gobi region comparative advantages, application of feasible but innovative technology.

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Innovative 3-level community conservation model successfully tested.

The project has successfully piloted 3-layer community conservation model in which local citizens/herders are held responsible for the sustainable use of not only pastureland but also biodiversity on it by signing formal contracts with the soum governor. The first in Mongolia methodology for introducing financial offsets in case of pastureland was successfully developed and supported by local stakeholders.

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USER FEES CAN BE APPLIED TO PASTURES

USER FEES CAN BE APPLIED TO PASTURES

A market economy dictates that user fees for any resource use serve a good economic mechanism to prevent overuse. Pastures in Mongolia are used free of any fees. The policy may seem favorable for herders at first, but in fact it encourages the misuse of pastures, thus contradicts the long term interest for securing herders’ livelihoods by ensuring sustainable livestock sector development.

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ХХААХҮЯамны дэд сайд Ж.Сауле ТАII төслийн Бэлчээрийн МАА-н эрсдлийн менежментийн бүрэлдхүүн хэсгийн зохицуулагч Дашхүүд бэлчээрийн зургуудыг хүлээлгэн өгөв.

SLP-II closing national workshop held

SLP-II closing national workshop held

 

The workshop titled “Pastureland and risk management experiences: key outcomes and further objectives” was organized on 7 March 2012 involving representatives of the Parliament, MOFALI, Agency for Land Relations, Construction, Geodesy and Cartography (ALRCGC), NAMHEM, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and some international donor projects active in pastureland management. Each of 21 aimags was represented by heads of aimag Land Agency, aimag Authority for Food, Agriculture and SME (AFASME) and aimag SLP-II project coordinators. In addition land officers or officer in charge of pastures from soum Veterinary and Breeding Unit (VBU) from demo soums in 8 aimags covered by SLP-I.

 

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