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Reducing vulnerability of rural communities in Mongolia (Mongolian)

This profile talks about the reducing vulnerability and rural communities in Mongolia. The Second Sustainable Livelihoods Project (2008-2012) is a part of a three-phase program, which aims to enhance livelihood security and sustainability by scaling up institutional mechanisms that reduce the vulnerability of communities throughout Mongolia. The project was launched in 2008 and has already benefited a total of 1,763,432 people and 505,745 households. Over 50 percent of the beneficiaries were women; 16 percent were below the poverty line and 19 percent were herders. A third phase of the program the Sustainable Livelihoods Project will be implemented from 2013 to 2016. The project will institutionalize appropriate mechanisms used in phase I and II to reduce the vulnerability of rural communities throughout Mongolia and fine-tune innovations for long-term sustainability.


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    Reducing vulnerability of rural communities in Mongolia

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    rural area;poor educational quality;years of schooling;vulnerability of communities;medical equipment;provincial capitals;rural community;management skill;rural citizen;financial service;commodity sector;Public Facilities;internet service;internet cafe;human consumption;long-term sustainability;rural resident;poverty incidence;weather extremes;institutional mechanism;livelihood security;livestock herder;project impact;rural family;community initiative;urban fringe;prompt migration;credit line;microfinance loan;education child;pastoral management;nomadic society;drop-out rate;enrollment rate;



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Reducing vulnerability of rural communities in Mongolia (Mongolian). Results Profile Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.