Delegation of the European Union to Chile

Sustainable Textile Production and EcoLabelling in Mongolia

14/11/2020 - 08:44
Private Sector Development

The overall objective is to contribute to sustainable economic development and poverty reduction in Mongolia

Total cost: 2,334,162

EU contracted: 1,753,517

Duration: 01/03/2018 to 28/02/2022

Implementing organizations: Agronomes et Veterinaires Sans Frontieres; National Association of Pasture User Groups; Mongolian Wool and Cashmere Association; Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production GGMBH; Environment and Security Center of Mongolia

Benefitting zones: Mongolia (main), Germany, Italy

Overall objective:

To contribute to sustainable economic development and poverty reduction in Mongolia

Specific objective:

To contribute to establish sustainable textile production and consumption in Mongolia by leveraging the key drivers of sustainable consumption and production

Expected results:

1. Sustainable and quality raw fibers sourcing options are consolidated and replicated, allowing improved products for the wool and cashmere processing industry, as well as better income for herder households

2. Mongolian wool and cashmere processing MSMEs have a better understanding and management capacity of their environmental and social (E&S) impacts, and commit to improve their practices

3. Mongolian wool and cashmere processing MSMEs are linked to existing green finance initiatives and pilot projects aiming at improving their E&S impacts are funded

4. European textile companies, brands and European and Mongolian final consumers’ awareness about Mongolian sustainable textile initiatives is raised and sustainable textile products are sold

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