Mongolia

UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Groundwater Management (783), established in 2007 at the University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki (Japan) and the Institute of Geo-ecology, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia).

Fields/Disciplines

Groundwater management.

Objectives

  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of groundwater management.
  • It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in Mongolia and Japan and neighbouring East Asian countries such as China and the Republic of Korea.

Host Institutions

  • Institute of Geo-ecology, Mongolian Academy of Sciences (Mongolia). Website
  • Terrestrial Environmental Research Center, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba (Japan). Website

Progress Report 2008-2010 (short version)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Natural Sciences, UNESCO Office in Beijing.

Contact

Dr Lunten Janchivdorj, Institute of Geoecology, Mongolian Academy of Sciences
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address -
geoeco(at)magicnet.mn
Work Phone - 976-11-325-993
Fax - 976-11-321-862
Street
- P.O. B-81, Baruun Selbe street-15
City - Ulaanbaatar 211238
Country - Mongolia

Website

Prof Tadashi Tanaka, Terrestrial Environmental Research Center, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Director of the Center, UNESCO Co-Chairholder
E-Mail address -
tadashi(at)geoenv.tsukuba.ac.jp
Work Phone - 81-29-853-4208
Fax - 81-29-853-4208
Street
- Tsukuba-shi
City - Ibaraki 305-8572
Country - Japan

Website