Central Asia, Mongolia, Caucasus

Support to the socio-ecological development of Central Asian ecosystems, policy advice for sector reforms in former GUS member states   


ECO Consult's involvement in the vast and diverse areas of Central Asia/former GUS member states covers assisitance to combatting desertification, biodiversity conservation, protected area management, and policy advice. In Mongolia, which is reknowned for being a forerunner in many aspects of nature conservation along human livelihood development, year-long support to biosphere reserve development has been provided. This included advise to income generation through sustainable tourism; feasibility studies for the valuation of biodiversity and payments for environmental services as well as the creation of a transnational biosphere reserve, environmental policy advice, support to forest sector reforms, equipment of an eco-museum, construction of log cabins as part of an extended tourism infrastructure, composition and editing of nature guides and many more.

Time span
2005 – 2015       

Commissioning bodies          
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH,
KfW Entwicklungsbank


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