Crunching Big Data to Save Lives

Extreme weather events triggered by changing climate, hit the poorest the hardest and the worst impacts are experienced in least developed countries.  

From Mineral Riches, To A Sustainable Future

"After years of rapid, resource-led growth, mongolia has slowed down – presenting an opportunity to grow in new ways" Blog by Beate Trankmann, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative  

Nomads No More

A blog by Beate Trankmann, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UN Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative on Mongolia's vulnerability to climate change.  

How can Used Coffee Grinds Reduce Poverty in Mongolia?

Blog post by Natalie Bye, Youth and Private Sector Officer at UNDP Mongolia.  

The journey from Hunter to Ranger: Mandakh’s Story

"Mandakh feels proud that he is protecting his homeland, and securing its future for generations to come. Besides Mandakh, 198 herder households based within the LPA have joined forces – forming 13…  

Mongolia should continue investing in society and the environment while revitalizing the economy

A recent interview of Ms. Beate Trankmann with "Mongolian Economy" on the recently adopted Three-Pillar Policy by Mongolian Government  

Strengthening Youth in Mongolia’s Decision-Making

Across the Mongolian steppe, winds of political change are blowing. After decades of governance by generations who endured communism and its collapse, a new wave is stepping up. 27 year-old…  

Protecting Natural Resources and Generating Incomes: A Balancing Act

After a three-hour drive from the aimag center, we reached the 2nd bagh of Bukhmurun soum in Uvs aimag. Besides the Khotgor mine some 30 km’s away, few residential signs appear seen along the steppe.  

Voicing citizens' concerns to improve their lives

Chingeltei, one of the nine districts that comprise Ulaanbaatar, is home to almost 150,000 citizens. The inhabitants have mixed backgrounds and economic situations, but poverty is widespread  

Mongolia: A balancing act

Despite the low population pressure, more than 70 percent of the land surface of Mongolia is affected by land degradation. This has been caused by a combination of natural factors (extreme weather,…  

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