Over the last two decades, Mongolia has endured rapid transition from a centrally-planned, highly subsidized economy to a democracy with an increasingly free market. The attendant social upheaval has resulted in burgeoning urban centers and one-third of the population mired in poverty.

Past projects include:

Mongolia National Land Reform Program Development.

The World Bank.

Landesa conducted fieldwork, legislative and legal analysis, issued a report, and formulated recommendations for the Government of Mongolia Land Reform Commission on the country’s comprehensive land reform program. Specific topics covered include: managing and allocating rights to pasture land; introducing private land ownership for arable, urban, and settlement land; land registration and cadastre; land market development; and policy and legal environment for specially protected areas. June 1999 to May 2000.