ONE DAY TOUR TO COMMUNITY OF HERDERS IN THE STEPPE REGION

First stop: Visit to the rangeland health monitoring sites

Demo sites are used to show herders the impact of improved grazing management and reducing grazing density. Two different sites will expose different levels of rangeland recovery. A local researcher will guide you through the sites.

Second stop: Meeting with local government and Leader of Soum Association of Pasture User Groups of nomadic herders

Herder’s perspective on rangeland management situation and collective rangeland management approach

  • Rangeland Use Agreement
  • Role of Pasture User Groups

     

Third stop: Visit to Herders Savings and Credit Cooperative and raw material marketing cooperative

Local leaders will explain the story behind setting up Savings and Credit Cooperatives as well as Marketing Cooperative to improve their access to cash and market opportunities.

  

Fifth stop: Visiting and eating traditional lunch  with nomadic herder family who has introduced improved grazing management and implementing Wildlife Conservation Program

Establishment and implementation of rangeland use agreement established with local government, experiences and lessons learnt, advantages and disadvantages, and participation in the Wildlife conservation program in cooperation with Wildlife Conservation Society.

 

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Published: 2018-04-16 04:00:22