Technical report of the pilot programme for increasing income security of rural youth in Bayankhongor and Uvurkhangai aimags of Mongolia

This report presents the strategies, outcomes and lessons of the pilot programme for rural youth in Mongolia. It also provides a number recommendations to improve income security of young herders.

Based on the experiences of the pilot programme, an integrated approach to address the challenges faced by herders in gaining productive employment and sustainable income security is needed. This report documents that the impact of existing government interventions can be improved by enhancing the integration of social protection, entrepreneurship, skill development and employment generation with the promotion of herders’ cooperatives.