IRIM successfully conducted the household and market survey of "Silent Steppe II-Illegal wildlife trade in Mongolia” ordered by “Zoological Society of London”, aimed to estimate quantity and scale of wildlife take, use and trade in Mongolia.
Provide estimation of quantity and scale of wildlife take, use and trade in Mongolia.
- Develop a robust study design to meet the study objectives to replicate “Silent Steppe: The Illegal Wildlife Trade Crisis in Mongolia” (2006) study and to capture project specific information
- Gather empirical evidence on the quantity and scale of wildlife use, take and trade
- Identify the current wildlife product consumption and main factors
- Identify the current wildlife take and trade status
- Identify and assess the state of public awareness and attitudes toward wildlife use and trade
- Provide detailed documentation of survey procedures for future replication purpose
- Identify potential correlation between the market and household surveys
Appreciation: Much appreciated to the “Zoological Society of London” and “Legal Atlas” LLC for the effective cooperation and enormous support on the survey implementation
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
The Asia Foundation and SDC