SCOPE: 54 soums, 12 provinces, and Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia
DATA COLLECTION METHOD: Sample survey, qualitative research, and secondary research
SAMPLE SIZE: n=2,246
TIME PERIOD: 2022.11.01 – 2023.02.28
GOAL: Mid-term evaluation was conducted according to the methodology used in the baseline study. The main indicators affecting the project's goals were measured quantitatively, as well as confirmed by qualitative research and compared with national statistical indicators. In addition, the results of the measures taken by the project related to animal hospitals, contingency response activities and the productivity of the livestock were assessed and economic calculations were made.
MAIN FINDINGS: In the mid-term evaluation, we collected information from 2246 people in total including 1704 herdsmen households, herdsmen and local management, meat and milk processing entrepreneurs, 25 project implementation unit employees, 384 livestock product users, and 133 veterinarians from 54 soums of 12 provinces. In order to measure the project's baseline indicators, the research team defined the main and sub-indicators, and conducted data collection and analysis. Livestock conditions in the selected soums were measured at the household level in accordance with the objectives of the project, through livestock herd structure, livestock productivity, livestock health, income from livestock farming, and sales channels.