FAO in Mongolia

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03 October 2019
Genetic diversity provides the raw material for farmers and herders to improve their breeds and adapt livestock populations to changing environments and changing demands. Animal genetic resources (AnGR) are the main biological capital for livestock development, food security and sustainable rural development. Despite the importance of livestock biodiversity, the value...
26 August 2019
FAO has initiated technical cooperation project “Enhancing Efficiency and Traceability of Agricultural Value Chains in Mongolia through innovations and ICTs” in order to assist Government of Mongolia piloting prioritized ICT solution in agriculture services. This project will pilot an application of block chain technology based solution to agriculture value chain. The...
22 August 2019
UN FAO and ITU are jointly assisting Government of Mongolia on development of “National E-agriculture Strategy”. E-agriculture strategy is critical for a “whole-government” approach in harnessing technological development in the field of information and communication technologies or ICT, rationalize and prioritize investments that gives better leverage and quick progress to...
21 August 2019
In the framework of project “Animal Identification and Registration System”, The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (UNFAO) and International Telecommunication Union (ITU) team led by Mr.Vinod Ahuja, FAOR in Mongolia has visited Uvurkhangai aimag to understand the current situation of animal recording systems and to discuss with...
15 August 2019
Asia is the fastest growing region in terms of dairy production with an ever-growing demand expected in the coming years. While this provides an attractive opportunity, it also implies a drastic pressure on natural resources and on the dairy sector. While dairy development is naturally part of FAO’s mandate it...