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    Adaptation and Resilience in Mongolian Pastoral Social-Ecological Systems

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    June, 2012
    Mongolia, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    Dzud is the Mongolian term for a winter weather disaster in which deep snow, severe cold, or other conditions render forage unavailable or inaccessible and lead to high livestock mortality. Dzud is a regular occurrence in Mongolia, and plays an important role in regulating livestock populations. However, dzud, especially when combined with other environmental or socio-economic stresses and changes, can have a significant impact on household well-being as well as local and national economies.

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    Livestock and Wildlife in the Southern Gobi Region, with Special Attention to Wild Ass

    Reports & Research
    Training Resources & Tools
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2010
    Mongolia, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    The purpose of this report is to examine development trends in the Southern Gobi Region (SGR) as they affect livestock and wildlife. It provides an overview of the environment and natural resources of the region, discusses existing relationships and interactions among humans, livestock, large herbivore wildlife, and the natural resources on which they are dependent. It then explores the impact that economic development of the region is likely to have if that development does not consider the needs of the current users.

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