The Settled Nomadism-2021
Summer school of the INTENSE national program in Mongolia
The summer school “The settled nomadism-2021” under the INTENSE project has been successfully organized between 16 and 29 August 2021 for 14 days in Khovd aimag, Mongolia.
The Summer school was open to PhD students of National University of Mongolia (NUM), Khovd State university (KHU), Mongolian University of Life Science (MULS), who are involved in environment-related sciences. In total, 17 people participated.
The graduate students gained knowledge of semi-desert and wetland ecology, high mountain environment, and special protected area management in the western region of Mongolia from national scientists experienced in aforesaid studies. Furthermore, students were experienced western Mongolian culture traditions, and nomadic herding lifestyle, production of milk products, national songs, and music.
Course schedule included study excursions to Western ecology research station at Khar Us Lake national park, Durgun hydropower station, Research centre of Myangan Ugalzat national park, Altay Sayan field office of WWF, and Tsambagarav National Park.
By the results, the participants of the School were awarded the certificates.