Representatives from EU Delegation to Mongolia visits local economic development project site in Zavkhan aimag

2020-09-18 14:08:28

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. On September 17, representatives from European Union Delegation to Mongolia paid visit to Zavkhan aimag and held meeting to discuss the implementation, ongoing results as well as the key highlights of the Local Economic Development project that is being implemented in partnership with the Governor Office of Zavkhan aimag and World Vision Mongolia.

The meeting was attended by D. Batsaikhan, Governor of Zavkhan aimag, Ch. Khurelbaatar, Head of Provincial State Fund, Ts. Amgalan, Provincial program manager of World Vision, Kh. Davaakhuu, Head of Zavkhan branch of Mongolian Women’s Association and other members of project consortium.

Mr. Pierre-Yves Lucas, Cooperation team leader of EU Delegation to Mongolia, said: "Transfer of expertise and support to local CSOs in Zavkhan aimag is ongoing. Even after a short period of implementation of the project, impact is remarkable in business and jobs creation, led by women".

Following the meeting, the representatives from European Union Delegation to Mongolia visited provincial Civil Society Hall and met Producer groups in Uliastai city and had discussions about the achievements of the project beneficiaries.

Project background: The European Union funded project ‘Enhancing Civil Society Organizations’ Contribution to Sustainable Local Economic Development and Growth of Zavkhan Province” is implemented by World Vision in cooperation with Zavkhan aimag Governors’ Office since the beginning of 2018. The project aims to strengthen the capacity of local civil society organizations by improving their participation in local economic development process and to support household income diversification through strategic collaboration with Local Authorities and CSOs.


Source: World Vision Mongolia