Food and Agriculture Organization
Achieving food security for all is at the heart of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) efforts – to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.
FAO has a history of partnership with the Government of Mongolia (GoM) in ensuring food security for the people of the country through the development of the agriculture sector since 1973. It is also an active partner of the government in protecting the environment and promoting sustainable development and disaster risk management strategies of the country.
The framework between FAO and GoM (2012-2021) falls under the following priority areas:
i) Promotion of sustainable livestock development through improved herd quality, health, feed, fodder and grazing/pasture management;
ii) Introduction of environment-friendly technologies including, conservation agriculture, efficient irrigation, crop diversification and crop rotation strategies to improve crop production and productivity and the nutritive value of diets including in Urban Peri-Urban Agriculture (UPA);
iii) Promotion of sustainable natural resource management for adaptation and mitigation of climate change impacts; and
iv) Development of value chain with improved food products, safety standards and marketing.