Forest Restoration Demonstration through High Capacity Tree Nursery and Capacity Building in Support to “1 Billion Tree” Campaign in Mongolia


  • USD 999,656


  • AFoCO Funding

    USD 999,656 100.00%


Mongolia USD 999,656
    • 2024
    • 80%
    AFoCO Funding - USD 803,240
    • 2025
    • 20%
    AFoCO Funding - USD 196,416

Goals & Objectives of Project

Forests cover restored for providing various ecosystem services for the benefit of the local people and national development.

  • Establishment of mechanized nursery for forest restoration;
  • Capacity building of frontline forestry staff and communities on forest restoration;
  • Soil erosion control and water conservation, and contribute to income generation of participating communities.

Main Activities

Objective 1

  • Establish new tree nurseries in Ereen Mountain Range;
  • Expand the existing small nurseries in the local region;
  • Establish new tree nurseries in Deediin Valley;
  • Conduct training course on seedling propagation techniques and their maintenance in the nursery; reforestation techniques and field practice, GIS and RS tools for data managemnet;
  • Prepare forest management/restoration plan and business plan for a period of 10 years for the 2 project sites.

Objective 2

  • Reforestation and plantation establishment at the Ereen Mountain Range;
  • Reforestation and plantation establishment at the Deendiin Valley.

Objective 3

  • Produce a guideline on establishing advanced tree nursery techniques to sustain the activities after project completion;
  • Develop extension materials (leaflets, posters, and TV adverstiment) for showcasing the project and sharing lesson learned;
  • Develop a policy brief containing the lessons learned and policy recommendations to improve forest restoration in degraded areas.

Expected Outputs

  • Tree nurseries are established and seedling production is increased in the existing small nurseries;
  • Capacity building trainings conducted for seedling production, tree planting, forest cleaning and forest protection measures to improve the survival and growth performance of plantations;
  • Forest restoration plan developed for the Ereen Mountain Range and Deendiin Valley;
  • Reforestation and restoration of 100 ha of area in the Ereen Mountain Range and 20 ha of area in Deendiin Valley;
  • Knowledge and lessons learned about the impacts of forest restoration on socioeconomic and environment are documented and shared.

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