The Government of Mongolia will grant monetary incentives to members of herder cooperatives and citizens with livestock when they supply wool of sheep and camel to national factories.
This action has brought many positive results, including growth of herders’ income, production capacity of factories, jobs and number of herders to turn in wool of sheep and camel and so on. Moreover, a large number of wool and other raw material processing factories that have been newly built have increased their production of value-added wool products.
The importance of developing joint strategies for the global market while pointing out that Mongolia and China are big suppliers that account for around 90 percent of the global cashmere production.
‘Sustainable development of cashmere industry on the world market – Pursuing mutually beneficial cooperation’, ‘Supply chain and sustainability’, ‘Reform of Mongolia’s cashmere industry and opportunities for cooperation’, and ‘Export—import analysis of cashmere products’, as well as the issues regarding environmentally friendly cashmere production and the current state and further development of bilateral cashmere cooperation.
(Source: Mongol messenger)
In Central Mongolia, a cooperative of yak herders take steps to ensure that yaks continue to roam the highlands and help sustain their livelihood and tradition. This is a story of a mission to encourage yak herders to continue herding their animals and find a viable market for their products without having to increase their dependence on goats for cashmere. And this is also about the year's busiest season, spring. And did you know Yak fibre makes for a darn good jumper? Filmed in May 2012. This project was undertaken as a volunteer for non-profit Agronomists and Veterinarians Without Borders...
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