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Population Perception Baseline Survey: Mongolia Water and Mining

Start date:
2013-03
Completion date:
2014-02
Client:
The International Finance Corporation,
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DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT:     

The goal of the survey is conducting representative population survey of all fifteen soums in the South Gobi region creating a baseline on local peoples’ perception of the mining industry’s impact on the local water supply for the upcoming "Mongolia Mining and Water - Sustainable Business Advisory Program".

Public perception on water and mining issues was surveyed within topics of household characteristics, access to water and water management through several indicators/dimensions: quantity and quality of water for drinking, household use and work-related use in the past, present and future. 

DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICES PROVIDED:     

·       The survey was implemented through application of questionnaire proposed by IFC including comments from representatives of mining companies active in Mongolia.

·       Field researchers were trained in tools and methodology on the public perception survey and basic concepts of water resource and management.

·       Field data collection process was performed in aimag center and 14 soums of Umnugobi province in application of the given questionnaire and respondents' locations were identified by advanced GPS devices.

·       Raw data and codebook were submitted to the IFC in an agreed format.

·       Final survey report including review of whole survey process, training manuals and main findings of the survey was delivered to IFC along the related appendices. 

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