Local consultations organized on the draft pastureland law

FAO-supported consultations on the draft of pastureland law were organized by CPR in July-August 2018 covering 601 participants in 12 soums of 12 aimags representing different social groups and all ecological regions of Mongolia. The participants included 515 herders and 86 soum/aimag government officials. Herders in Mongolia are encountered with pressing problems in the area of pastureland use and   rank overgrazing (71.5%), damages to pasture by rodents and insects (43.0%), increased grazing conflicts and disputes (42.5%) lack of water (36.3%), increased in-migration worsening the availability of pasture (30.6%) as the most pressing. The majority of consultation participants (78.9%) view that

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Project Name: Mongolia Improving Productivity of Dairy Farmers (Phase III)

Project Name: Mongolia Improving Productivity of Dairy Farmers (Phase III)     Country: Mongolia Project Location within Country: Dairy farmers in the Selenge, Tuv, Khentii aimags Professional Staff Provided by your Company: No of Staff: 3 No of Person-months: 5 Name of Client: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development /EBRD/ Start Date: Aug 2017 Completion Date: June 2018 Approx. Value of Services:   Name of associated firm(s) if any: Friesian Agro Consultancy BV, Netherlands No. of Person-Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Firm(s): 5 Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) involved and functions performed Ben Braakman   Dairy

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Outcome evaluation for the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) of the Oyu Tolgoi company

Project Name: Outcome evaluation for the Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) of the Oyu Tolgoi company with regard to 89 impacted herder households Country: Mongolia Project Location within Country: Khanbogd soum of the Umnugobi aimag Professional Staff Provided by your Company: No of Staff: 4 No of Person-months: 16 Name of Client: Intersocial Consulting, Mauritius Oyu Tolgoi Company, Mongolia   Start Date: October 2017 Completion Date: August 2018 Approx. Value of Services:   Name of associated firm(s) if any: Intersocial Consulting, Mauritius No. of Person-Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Firm(s): 6 Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader)

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CPR carried out the feasibility study on grazing fees

Project Name: “Feasibility Study on Pasture Use Fee” Country: Mongolia Project Location within Country: Soums and aimags in all regions Professional Staff Provided by your Company: No of Staff: 4 No of Person-months: 4 Name of Client: Biodiversity Finance Initiative- BIOFIN, UNDP Mongolia Start Date: October 2017 Completion Date: December 2017 Approx. Value of Services: U$ 21,000 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/Coordinator, Team Leader) involved and functions performed Dr. Enkh-Amgalan, Team Leader, Center for Policy Research Detailed Narrative Description of Project: The assignment

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Assessment of the socio-economic impact of Peste des Petits Ruminants (PPR) in Mongolia, November 2017

The assessment carried out under the contract with FAO in October-November 2017 was focused on the Khovd aimag most affected by PPR. The outbreak started first in July 2015 and covered entire valley of the Bulgan River in 2016. Many households from the Bulgan soum of Bayan-Ulgiy aimag, Bulgan, Ueynch, Munkhkhairkhan and Must soums were in the Tsunkhel Valley summer camps where the biggest PPR focus was created. Seasonal migration and overgrazing have played key roles in spreading PPRV. The PPR outbreaks among saiga occurred in the period of saiga heat, snow eating and grazing feed deficiency. PPR diagnosis was

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Developing Rules for Revolving Loan Fund of Protected Area Buffer Zones

Project Name: “Developing Rules for Revolving Loan Fund of Protected Area Buffer Zones” Country: Mongolia Project Location within Country: Soums and aimags in the central and eastern regions Professional Staff Provided by your Company: No of Staff: 4 No of Person-months: 8 Name of Client: “Biodiversity and Adaptation to Climate Change” Project, KFW, Germany, Ministry of Environment, Green Development and Tourism Start Date: May 2017 Completion Date: October 2017 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/Coordinator, Team Leader) involved and

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Assignments for international environmental organizations

Project Name: Assignments for international environmental organizations: 1.Promoting “Smart Herder” Program and launching its pilot, TNC 2. Governance Assessment of local community-based organizations, capacity building training and exchange visits, WWF 3.Promoting “Smart Herder” Program and launching its pilot, WWF  Country: Mongolia Project Location within Country: Zavkhan, Gobi-Altai, Khovd, Arkhangai, Khuvsgul, Uvurkhangai aimags Professional Staff Provided by your Company: No of Staff: 5 No of Person-months: 14 Name of Client: World Wildlife Fund /WWF/, The Nature Conservancy /TNC/ Start Date: May 2017 Completion Date: December 2017 Approx. Value of Services:   Name of associated firm(s) if any: No. of Person-Months of

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Market Assessment of Livestock Market Systems

Project Name: Market Assessment of Livestock Market Systems, Resilient Community Program   Country: Mongolia Project Location within Country: Bulgan and Khuvsgul aimags Professional Staff Provided by your Company: No of Staff: 5 No of Person-months: 7 Name of Client: Mercy Corps Mongolia Start Date: May 2017 Completion Date: July 2017 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/Coordinator, Team Leader) involved and functions performed Dr. Enkh-Amgalan, Center for Policy Research Team Leader Detailed Narrative Description of Project: In 2017 Mercy

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Improving Productivity of Dairy Farmers (Phase II)

Project Name: Improving Productivity of Dairy Farmers (Phase II)     Country: Mongolia Project Location within Country: Dairy farmers in the Selenge, Tuv, Khentii aimags Professional Staff Provided by your Company: No of Staff: 3 No of Person-months: 5 Name of Client: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development /EBRD/ Start Date: May 2016 Completion Date: October 2016 Approx. Value of Services:   Name of associated firm(s) if any: Friesian Agro Consultancy BV, Netherlands No. of Person-Months of Professional Staff Provided by Associated Firm(s): 5 Name of Senior Staff (Project Director/Coordinator, Team Leader) involved and functions performed Ben Braakman   Dairy specialist,

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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” Country: 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

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