Over the past 20 years, Mongolia has transformed into a vibrant multiparty democracy with a booming economy. Mongolia is at the threshold of a major transformation driven by the exploitation of its vast mineral resources. Substantial progress has been made in regard to several Millennium Development Goals at the national level, though significant regional disparities prevail.
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— Despite Mongolia’s semi-arid climate, its capital city Ulaanbaatar is highly vulnerable to floods, particularly as it develops and expands. With a few critical changes, however, they can successfully mitigate flood risk.
— Mongolia’s rural communities depend their livelihoods on a fragile eco-system which is subject to degradation of pastures, and highly vulnerable to severe climate. “Sustainable Livelihoods Program” (SLP) was launched to address these challenges