Central Asia & Mongolia

Marc Foggin

Rangeland Voices

Ms Solongo & her community of herders in Mongolia
Solongo, the leader of the Aduunchluun community of 17 herding families in Mongolia, supports the IYRP proposal made by her Government.
Kyrgyzstan supports IYRP 2026
The National Association of Pasture Users of Kyrgyzstan, on behalf of the over 3 million pastoralists in the country, explains the great importance of their livestock and natural pastures for livelihoods and cultural identify of the Kyrgyz people and give their enthusiastic support for designation of an IYRP.

Featured Videos

Choose Ecotourism in Kyrgyzstan!
The extraordinary natural assets of the Tianshan Mountains and Lake Issykul and the welcoming culture of the Kyrgyz herders invite visitors to discover Kyrgyzstan through ecotourism.
Tes River Mongolians

Nomadic herders on the banks of the Tes River in Mongolia see the river as God’s blessing for their source of livelihood. Filmmakers Namuulan Gankhuyag and Tseelei Enkh-Amgalan show the lifestyle of the herder families and their respect for their natural environment. They invite you to watch their full-length 1-hour film (without English subtitles) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfBB9sDL9K0&t=736s

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