Widening of CM structure and scaling-up CBNRM activities is main objective of the project. In the second year project activities are addressed to the effective functioning of CM and CBNRM, with the aim to widely disseminate its results to the study sites, as well as to the regional and national level stakeholders.
The selection criteria of “Learning community” (LC) was developed and implemented in the first year of the project. In the second year we have tested these criteria’s and more activities was implemented to monitor and evaluate how the LC functioning according to the drafted criteria’s and principles to work with LC. More attention paid in the development of “Community book”, which was introduced to LC’s and others as well.
In the reporting period empowering activities has been covered for the following LC communities, which was selected in the first year:
Project’s activities on empowering and capacity development ( CD) for itself and its Co-management (CM) partners were addressed to the following directions:
So far with the selection and empowerment of LC we have following initial conclusions:
As some cases training and other activities organized jointly with other communities in the study site, because some of them was not so happy that LC has all time more activities with the project.
In the second year of the III phase of the project following activities to review the roles & responsibilities of stakeholders to involve them in CM agreements was implemented:
Possibilities for community organization on the base of herders’ customary
To support and empower women groups in the communities:
Following activities are carried out to empower women group:
The project organizes PM meeting for the communities, where WG’s are actively participated. At these meeting, work performance of the communities was participatorily evaluated using PM and E methods and tools, scope of future works was determined and planned, where ideas and expectations of WG is included
Pasture shifting plan designed by the Arjargalant community’s women group
Environment and Development Association