Treated wastewater to be reused
A draft of ‘Program on ensuring safety of water supply for Ulaanbaatar citizens and improving sanitation facilities’ was approved by Ulaanbaatar city Governor's Council on April 19 and will be submitted to the People's Representative Meeting of the Capital city.
Sustainable Tourism project to be implemented
First stage seminar for a new project ‘Sustainable tourism of Mongolia and Inclusive Economy’ took place on April 18. The project is being implemented by Mongolia, Thailand and Germany.
Birding tour to be organized in Mongol Daguur SPA
The Tourism Union of Dornod aimag will organize ‘Birding Tour’ in Mongol Daguur specially protected area which is home to migratory birds. The Tourism Union of Dornod aimag in cooperation with professional organizations are planning to create new travel products for foreign tourists.
National program on Education for sustainable development discussed
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism reported on April 18 that a meeting had been held to discuss a draft national program on education for sustainable development.
Project for improvement of livestock genetic resources ongoing
The National Center for Livestock Gene Bank at the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry is implementing a project Improving Animals Genetics. Resource Value and Productive Performance, financed by the Asian Food and Agriculture Cooperation Initiative (AFACI) in 2017-2019.
Head of Przewalski's wild horse in Takhiin Tal reaches 200
Head of Przewalski's wild horses inhabiting in Takhiin Tal reached 200 and fifty mares are expected to deliver off-spring this spring.
Bulgan aimag to cooperate with Buryatia on forest fire prevention
Bulgan aimag and Zakamensky District of the Republic of Buryatia, Russia are to cooperate in fire prevention and firefighting, as there is to high probability of forest fire occurrence.
Bulgan aimag to install signs in water source areas
Bulgan aimag will launch a work on installing signs near water resource areas; special and other protected areas; and its hygiene zones.
Gobi Great Six Initative's Coordination Committee meets
First meeting of Project Steering Committee of the Gobi Great Six initiative taken place in Gobi-Altai province, reported on April 13.
Minister N.Tserenbat: Mongolia is a historical and natural museum
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism will cooperate with the World Tourism Organization on training tourism experts and introducing standards of a tourism information center in Mongolia.
Ministry demands improvement of services at tour camps
The Ministry of Environment and Tourism has begun to send formal notices to tour camps to improve their services.
Government to put USD 3 million into Green Finance Corporation
The Government will allocate USD 3 million in the Green Loan Fund or the Green Finance Corporation.
Bag and size limits set in Bulgan aimag
The Citizens’ Representatives’ Khural of Bulgan Aimag has approved the bag and size limits for game animals. Catch and release of 40 taimen, hunting of four red deer and 100 game birds are planned.
Creation of genetic resources database of Mongolia undergoing
The creation of unified database of Mongolian genetic resources and integrated system of information exchange is undergoing with planning to be complete in 2018.
Eco-friendly nano-made trash bags donated
‘MCS Coca Cola’ Company donated eco-friendly and nano-made 5-kg trash bags to the administration of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park.
Antler gathering suspended in Bulgan aimag
Collection of deer antlers has been banned in Buregkhangai soum of Bulgan aimag.
WWF campaign promotes saiga antelope conservation
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Mongolia Programme Office has organized a promotional campaign for the protection of saiga antelope in several soums of Khovd and Gobi-Altai aimags.
Gobi-Altai Tourism Department calls for citizen to use energy-saving lamps
Department of Environment and Tourism of Gobi-Altai aimag announced that the aimag is celebrating ‘Earth Hour’ under the theme ‘Let’s switch from incandescent lamp to energy-saving lamp’ on March 24.
Water policy consultation takes place
March 22 marks World Water Day at initiative of the United Nations. On the occasion of the day, a consultation themed ‘Water Resource, Consumption, Protection and Implementation of Water Policy in Mongolia’ was co-organized by the Ministry of Environment and Tourism and the Cabinet Secretariat of Government of Mongolia on March 20.
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