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Mongolian edition of Changing Taiga launched

On 8 October, the Nomadic Herders' project (www.reindeerherding.org/projects/nomadic-herders/) launched the Mongolian edition of the 2012 UNEP "Changing Taiga: Challenges to Mongolia's Reindeer Herders" report, which highlights some of the main environmental issues and challenges facing the countries' last remaining reindeer herders. 

The report was presented to Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, President of Mongolia, by Mrs.  Mrs.Rigmor Aasrud, Minister of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs of Norway,  at a seminar on the future of reindeer husbandry held in conjunction with the Mongolia - Norway Business Forum at the Grand Hotel, Oslo. 

 The report is available at: http://www.grida.no/publications/pot/changing-taiga

The Mongolian President receiving a copy of the Changing Taiga Report.  Photo taken by Kathrine Johnsen

 

The Report is launched in the presence of Mrs. Rigmor Aasrud, Minister of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs.  Photo taken by Kathrine Johnsen.

 

Monday 15 Oct 2012