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The Asia Foundation
Addressing the Critical Issues Facing Asia - 60 Years
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Please note: Years listed represent the fiscal year in which the project took place. Projects from a completed fiscal year (Oct. 1 - Sept. 30) are typically added in the following Spring. Fiscal Year 2013 projects will be added in Spring, 2014.

Displaying 130 Projects

Projects : Mongolia

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2012

Anti-trafficking Hotline

Supporting Mongolia's only anti-trafficking hotline to provide Mongolian men, women and youth with a critical tool to fight against exploitation and the violation of their fundamental human rights.

Local Partner:

Gender Equality Center

Total Expenditures: $14,718

Funding Sources:
Give2Asia
2012

Books For Asia

Distribution of 38,152 books and journals to 416 organizations including schools, universities, public libraries, and other institutions throughout Mongolia.

Local Partners:

Schools, universities, public libraries and other institutions

Total Expenditures: $24,867

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Cabinet Secretariat - Monitoring and Evaluation Support

Supporting the Cabinet Secretariat through sponsorship of the translation of a guide on results-based monitoring and evaluation published by the United Nations Development Program and the recruitment of an expert, Professor Ray Rist, to travel to Mongolia for a series of lectures on results-based monitoring and evaluation.

Local Partners:

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA); the Korea Institute of Public Finance

Total Expenditures: $7,383

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Community of Democracies Education and Democracy forum

Enabling participants from selected NGOS in Laos and Cambodia to participate in the Education and Democracy Forums of the Community of Democracies Conference in Mongolia.

Local Partner:

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Total Expenditures: $6,130

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Empowering Women as Entrepreneurs

Empowering disadvantaged women, youth and their families through skills training and entrepreneur services on vegetable farming in the capital and two provinces of Mongolia to reduce poverty and unemployment and improve living standards in a sustainable way.

Local Partner:

Mongolian Women Farmers Association

Total Expenditures: $22,615

Funding Sources:
Give2Asia
2012

Engaging Stakeholders for Environmental Conservation

Establishing responsible use of water and soil resources through multi-stakeholder engagement by increasing the capacity in environmental advocacy and conservation and by establishing collaboration with local officials and NGOs to establish a mechanism to ensure multi-stakeholder engagement and cooperation.

Local Partners:

Ministry of Environment and Green Development; Ministry of Mining; General Agency for Specialized Inspection and the Mineral Resources Authority; local Citizen Khurals and more than 20 national and local NGOs including the Mongolian Environmental Civic Council, the Mongolian Nature Protection Civic Movement Coalition, and the Responsible Mining Initiative. Ariun Suvraga NGO; Bayankhongor Branch of Environmental Civil Council; COCONET; Economic Policy and Competitiveness Research Center; Green Journalists NGO; Green Core; the Independent Research Institute of Mongolia; Khuvsgul Branch of Environmental Civil Council; Mongolian Cooperative Training and Information Center; Mongolian Employers' Federation; Environmental Conservation & Local Development NGO; The Bornuur Association of Artisanal Miners; National Association of Tuul River Protection; Onon Ulz River Movement; Press Institute of Mongolia; Steps Without Borders; Voice of Khongor Movement; Women for Social Progress (Gobi-Altai and Khovd branches)

Total Expenditures: $1,327,799

Funding Sources: Expenditures:
Royal Netherlands Embassy, in Mongolia$933,910
Congressional appropriation$252,092
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)$141,797
2012

Fostering Civic Engagement at Subnational Level

To foster subnational governments that are democratic, empowered and accountable to citizens and which provide services responding to citizens' needs, including through civic education, participatory decision-making, horizontal learning and the use of social accountability tools for monitoring.

Local Partners:

The Mongolian Presidential Office; the Gender Centre for Sustainable Development; the Independent Research Institute Mongolia; and the Population Research Centre of the National University of Mongolia

Total Expenditures: $5,386

Funding Sources:
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
2012

Gender Assessment of Civil Society Organizations in Mongolia

Commissioning a short assessment of the situation on gender programming among NGOs, other civil society organizations and donors to inform the Foundation's gender-related work.

Total Expenditures: $5,100

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
2012

Improving Access to Justice through Community Mediation Pilot Project

As Mongolia's first ever mediation scheme, selecting and training 75 voluntary citizen mediators and establishing 7 mediation boards in 4 pilot areas to mediate small disputes.

Local Partners:

Gender Center for Sustainable Development; Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs

Total Expenditures: $44,230

Funding Sources:
British Embassy, in Mongolia
2012

Leadership Seminar - Merali Girls Scholarship

Supporting the organization of a half-day seminar, which was attended by four accomplished Mongolian scientists to share their experiences and their success in life with 120 Merali scholars.

Local Partner:

The Zorig Foundation

Total Expenditures: $2,433

Funding Sources:
Congressional appropriation
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