Enewsletter articles for Tuul River Basin Report Card Development

First Tuul River Basin Report Card Stakeholder Workshop held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Workshop participants pose for a group photo during the Tuul River Basin workshop.Participants from various government, private, and non-governmental organizations converged on Ulaanbaatar for a three-day report card workshop in October 2017. Participants were identified by the Tuul River Basin Authority and WWF-Mongolia to represent key stakeholder groups that have interests in the Tuul River Basin. The workshop had a huge turn out of stakeholders who worked together to identify indicators to assess the health of the river basin. The workshop concluded with the identification of next steps and roles and responsibilities to complete a Tuul River Basin Report Card. The workshop has been summarized in the Tuul River Basin Report Card workshop summary.

Tuul River Basin Report Card 2019

Ulaanbataar, Mongolia. On 22 March 2019, the Tuul River Basin Report Card was released in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, with over 300 people attending the release event. Begun in 2017, this project was a partnership between IAN, the Tuul River Basin Authority, WWF-Mongolia, WWF-USA and Asian Development Bank. The IAN team involved in this truly memorable project included Simon Costanzo, Bill Dennison, and Dylan Taillie. Outcomes from the project include specific recommendations on improving water management within the basin, infrastructure upgrades and air pollution control measures.

Tuul River Report Card

We worked with our partners at WWF to produce the first-ever Tuul River Report Card in Mongolia. The river received a grade of C for 2019.