Final workshop of TA-8874: "Sustainable forest management to improve livelihood of local communities" was successfully held at Holiday Inn Hotel, Ulaanbaatar in 29th of May, 2018 with 70 participants from Asian Development Bank, JICA, Embassy of Japan, MET, Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Light Industry, Chamber of Commerce, FRDC, GIZ, UN REDD, FAO, MUST, SFM-NGO and other participants from Selenge aimag, Mandal soum, Tunkhel, Khuvsgul aimag, Zavkhan aimag, Bulgan aimag, Arkhangai aimag and Khentii aimag.
Project background: The Sustainable Forest Management to Improve Livelihood of Local Communities project has been implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia between 2015 and 2018 through its Forest Research and Development Centre (FRDC). Project has been funded by Japan Fund of Poverty Reduction channeled through Asian Development Bank (ADB).
The project aimed to improve sustainable forest management through strengthening community-based forest management institutions and practices and to improve livelihoods of rural communities. The Tunkhel village of Mandal Soum in Selenge Aimag was selected as a pilot area to test project field activities focusing on three outputs:
Main objective of the workshop:
Organised by: The Sustainable Forest Management to Improve Livelihood of Local Communities Project