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30 July 2019
Introduction The livestock sector is vital in Mongolia, both from an economic and a cultural viewpoint. The primary system for the livestock sector is an extensive livestock production system. This system is vulnerable to the effects of climate change, including increased temperatures and an increased incidence of extreme weather events. These...
16 July 2019
An estimated 820 million people did not have enough to eat in 2018, up from 811 million in the previous year, which is the third year of increase in a row. This underscores the immense challenge of achieving the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger by 2030, says a new...
15 July 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 the dairy sector. Accordingly, investing in sustainable dairy is no longer optional but the...
10 July 2019
Ch. Ulaan, Minister of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry and Vinod Ahuja, FAOR in Mongolia have officially signed two projects to jointly implement on animal registration and traceability system.  -          Enhancing Efficiency and Traceability of Agricultural Value Chains in Mongolia through innovations and ICTs -          Piloting an Improved Animal Identification and Registration...
09 July 2019
Livestock in Mongolia is rightly considered to be part of the nation's wealth and is subject to state protection under the country's constitution. As of 2018, the number of livestock reached a record of over 66 million heads and yet is considered largely unsustainable given current challenges related to pastureland...