“Research on afforesting the Gobi region is catching a lot of attention”Environment
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. On the occasion of the International Day of Forests, a scientific conference was jointly organized for university students by the Office of the President of Mongolia, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, National University of Mongolia (NUM), and the Green Belt project. Environment and Green Development Policy Advisor to the President N.Batkhuu gave opening remarks at the event.
After introducing the significance of the ‘One Billion Trees’ national movement, he highlighted how the role of forest specialists is crucial in its implementation, and underlined the increasing necessity to build the capacity of young researchers in the forestry field.
Students and professors of the Mongolian University of Life Sciences, National University of Mongolia, Mongolian University of Science and Technology, and the International University of Ulaanbaatar participated in the scientific conference.
The presentations and research works covered various topics, from rehabilitating saxaul forests in the Gobi region to creating the appropriate conditions for forest funds with corresponding resources.
Out of all the submissions that were received for the conference, a research paper that focused on the technology to use for afforestation and rehabilitation in the drylands and deserts of Mongolia garnered a significant amount of attention.