Mongolian Rangelands & Resilience Project
To address these concerns, over 2000 herder groups have organized since 1999 to help empower and educate herders to manage their lands and herds more sustainably. This movement, called community-based rangeland management, is unprecedented in the world and offers an unparalleled opportunity to learn from the out-comes of grassroots collective action, and put this knowledge to work designing better policies and practices.
2. Evaluate the effects of community-based range-land management on the resilience of Mongolian pastoral systems.
3. Strengthen linkages between natural resource science and policy-making in Mongolia.
4. Build the capacity of Mongolian and US scientists and students to analyze the dynamics of complex natural-human systems.