Greencore: Highlighting Mongolian Voices On Environmental Degradation
Hi everyone! I hope you are all as excited as I am for the conference next week! I simply CANNOT WAIT to see you all!
This week, I just have one article to share with you all on how environmental NGOs can help ensure governmental transparency in actions affecting the environment. Greencore.org is an NGO in Mongolia which conducted a survey in Matad soum of Dornod Aimag between April to October 2011. The project engaged local people who participated in filling out "Citizen Report Cards," which contained 13 questions on what they think of the environmental degradation in this area. The reports were published in the NGO's blog in the Mongolian language. The project aims at ensuring citizens' oversight and monitoring on the nation's extractive industry.
Please take a look at the article to see specific posts in this Mongolian blog, and a great example of how an environmental NGO ensures environmental sustainability by causing the monitoring of governmental actions.