Dry and Sub-humid Lands Biodiversity

Case Study Details

Name of Partnership Institutionalizing Pastoral Risk Management in Mongolia
Organization Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity
Country Mongolia
Regions Asia and the Pacific
Description There are many sources of risks facing pastoralists in Mongolia including damaging snow conditions, extreme cold weather, drought, floods, fire, wildlife-livestock conflicts, animal theft and social conflicts, disease and market failures. Risk management projects include sustainable rangeland management, the development of local land management plans, developing ecological methods for rodent control, and participatory monitoring of vegetation conditions.
Web Site http://www.fao.org/nr/clim/docs/clim_070601_en.pdf
Main Actors Inter-governmental Organizations
Type of Capacity Building Systemic Capacity Building
Keywords Technology Development / Dessemination