FAO in Mongolia
Deadline: 22 Jul, 2020  Position Title: National Team Leader   Organizational Unit: Livestock Commercialization Project Location: Ulaanbaatar (with field travels) Duration: 12 months (with extension...
Government of Mongolia, with support from the World Bank, kicked off the Livestock Commercialization project...
The Country Programming Framework (CPF) defines the technical cooperation priorities for the period 2020-2021 of...
10 June, 2020 - Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Dairy Asia Secretariat Office officially launches in Ulaanbaatar with...

The Country Programming Framework (CPF) for Mongolia was signed in June 2020. The CPF defines the technical cooperation priorities for the period 2020-2021 of the partnership between the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Government of Mongolian. The document is anchored in the priorities and development thrusts enunciated in the Mongolia Sustainable Development Vision (SDV) 2030 and lays out the 5 pillar sectors that FAO will be providing assistance to GoM: (i)                 enhanced access to adequate affordable, nutritious and healthy food for everyone; (ii)                sustainable improvements of crop and livestock productivity; (iii)               strengthening if agricultural value chains including development of export-oriented livestock production; (iv)               equitable and sustainable natural resource management; and (v)                building resilient agricultural systems.

Early Action to safeguard lives and livestock based livelihoods against potential Dzud in drought affected pastoralist areas

Since November 2017, using the FAO’s Special Fund for Emergency and Rehabilitation Activities (SFERA), FAO Mongolia has been implementing a pilot roject on early actions to protect key livelihood assets, in particular, to ensure the survival of pregnant animals, young stock and newborns of 504 vulnerable herder households in 5 soums of 5 aimags, where potential risks of the dzud were projected due to the adverse effects of past summer drought and pasture carrying capacity, which were exceeded many times.