MONGOLIAN NATIONAL RANGELAND I FORUM
MONGOLIAN NATIONAL RANGELAND I FORUM

MONGOLIAN NATIONAL RANGELAND FORUM

2017.09.27-28at the Red Rock Resort

“CARING FOR OUR HOMELAND AND RANGELANDS”

The Forum aims to create a national platform toprovide opportunities for all relevant stakeholders to exchange experiences and ideas, andpromote best practicesto ensure sustainable use of Mongolian rangelands.

Agenda

Day 1.

08:30-09.00 Registration

09:00-09:50 Opening remarks

G.Temuulen, Member of the Parliament, and Member of theStanding Committee for Environment and Rural Developmentof the Parliament

Gabriella Spirli, SDC Country Director, Consul General of Switzerland

L.ChoiIsh, Head of Livestock policy implementation and regulation’s department, MOFALI

Award ceremony for distinguished experts and colleaguesin the sector delivered remarkable achievement in ensuringsustainable management of Mongolian rangelands and for the establishment of National Federation of PUGs of herders of Mongolia.

Group photo session

09:50-10:50 Key note presentations:

  1. “Strengthening traditional user groups of nomadic herders for sustainable management of Mongolian rangelands: Achievements and lessons learned”

 

  1. “The role of science in collaborative rangeland management”
  2. The use of Ecological Site Group concept and State and Transition model as a platform for building up resilience-based rangeland management and strengthening of multi-stakeholder collaboration in Mongolia

10:50-11:00 QA

11:00-11:30 TEA BREAK

11:30-13:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS:

Venue A: “Needs and opportunities to improve the legal environment for responsible rangeland management in Mongolia and submission of Rangeland protection law to the Partliament of Mongolia”

Venue-X:Rangeland health monitoring and assessment; its theoretical and methodological rationale, applications and results”

Venue- Lime: “The need to develop adaptive capacity of nomadic livestock sector of Mongolia in the face of climate change”

13:30-14:30 LUNCH

14:30-16:30 PARALLEL SESSIONS:

Venue-A: “Code of practice for rangeland friendly and sustainable livestock production: Achievements and Lessons learned”

Venue-X: “The role of Mongolian nomadic herders in environmental stewardship”

Venue-Lime:“The need and opportunities for improved collaboration and coordinatonamong stakeholders in the sector to advance the creation of favoravle policy and legal environment for sustainable management of Mongolian rangelands”

16:30-19:00 POSTER SESSION

11:00-18:00 EXHIBITION STAND: Service & Partnership for sustainable Rangeland management-TRADE-SHOW

19:00- RECEPTION

Day 2:

09:00-11:00 PARALLEL SESSIONS:

Venue-A: “Development of herders’ collective institutions to ensure sustainable management of Mongolian rangelands”

Venue-X: “The need and opportunities to develop sustainable hay and forage production in Mongolia to reduce grazing pressure and improve preparedness of herders for winter and avoid risks of natural disaster”

Venue-Lime: “The need and opportunities for capacity development of national experts and specialists inthe rangeland management sector of Mongolia”

11:00-11:30 TEA BREAK

11:30-13:30

  1. FIELD DEMO TRAINING FOR YOUNG RESEARCHERS on the methodologies to define ecological potential and pertinent recovery classes of rangelands, and their application as management tools
  2. A contest among students to identify rangeland plant species.

13:30-14:30 LUNCH

14:30-16:30 Show of traditional Mongolian costumes (14 ethnic groups)

11:00-16:00 EXHIBITION STAND: Service & Partnership for sustainable Agriculture-TRADE-SHOW

16:30 Final closing session

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