Discussion held on climate change adaptation

2022-01-28 16:33:58

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Ministry of Environment and Tourism Development, Ministry of Economy and Development, Ministry of Finance, and the Asian Development Bank are collaborating on the ‘Improved Decision-Making for Climate Resilient Development in Asia and the Pacific’ technical assistance project.


In his remarks at the inception workshop of the project, Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism G.Tuvdendorj said, “The project is aimed at reflecting climate change adaptation when formulating development policies and state budget plans. Therefore, we will lead the project stakeholders by developing policy recommendations, making decisions based on climate risk data, and creating a training module on international climate adaptation practices”


The project to be implemented from 2021 to 2023 will strengthen the capacity of decision makers in adjusting to climate change, and preventing and reducing natural hazards. The project is being implemented in Indonesia and Armenia besides Mongolia.


Deputy Minister G.Tuvdendorj, ADB Country Director for Mongolia Pavit Ramachandran, and around 50 representatives of government and non-government organizations and research institutes attended the workshop, discussing climate change adaptation and ways to align it with the country’s long and medium term development and macroeconomic policy and ensure alignment between other projects and programs in the effort.