Land Degradation Offset and Mitigation in Western Mongolia

Project Summary

To reduce negative impacts of mining on rangelands in the western mountain and steppe region by incorporating mitigation hierarchy and offset for land degradation into the landscape level planning and management

Project Details

GEF Project ID
Project Type
Medium-size Project
Project Approved
Focal Areas
Funding Source
GEF Trust Fund
Implementing Agencies
United Nations Development Programme
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Environment and Green Development, Ministry of Mining, Ministry of Industry and Agriculture
GEF Period:
GEF - 5
Approval Fiscal Year:


Project Preparation Grant Amount
80,000 USD
GEF Project Grant
1,289,863 USD
Co-financing Total
5,280,000 USD
GEF Agency Fees
122,537 USD
Total Cost 6,649,863.00 USD

Project Timeline

Received by GEF
06 Feb 2014
Preparation Grant Approved
11 Mar 2014
Concept Approved
11 Mar 2014
Project Approved for Implementation
06 Apr 2015
Project closed