Research ‘Support for Household Adaptation to Climate Change in Mongolia’ to be conducted

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2019-10-30 17:47:31

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. On October 28, A.Ariunzaya, Chairperson of the National Statistics Office of Mongolia and other relevant officials met with Dr. Kati Krahnert, working group leader at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany.

During the meeting, the sides discussed in detail about phases and contract of implementing research project ‘Support for Household Adaptation to Climate Change,’ which aims to analyze the impact of severe weather on livelihoods of Mongolian households, specifically herding households and evaluate how they are supported to adapt to climate change and avoid from the consequence of severe climate phenomena.


In 2012-2015, the National Statistics Office co-implemented the Household Panel Study with the German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin) with the funding of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The survey involved 1768 households of three western provinces, namely Gobi-Altai, Zavkhan and Uvs. As 4 and 5th phase of the study, the research ‘Support for Household Adaptation to Climate Change’ will be jointly implemented with the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research of Germany in 2019-2021.


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