Project name: Introducing innovative traceability to promote commercialization of cashmere supply chain
Sustainable Fibre Alliance
Goyol Cashmere LLC
Technical Vocational Education Training, Assessment, Information and Methodological Center
“Nutag action research institute” specialized training national institution, NGO
Mongolian Cooperative Training and Information Center NGO
Uils Delgerekh Khugjil cooperative, Norovlin soum, Khentii province
Partnership themes/sectors: Cashmere supply chain
Project objectives: Certify and trace the supply of cashmere in terms of quantity and quality from herder cooperatives to end users by meeting the requirements of target markets and make substantial contributions in gaining preferential access to international markets; Furthermore, drive the sector to more sustainable processing and reduce the footprint on nature.
Supporting sustainable stewardship
Strengthening sustainable manufacturing
Building quality-supportive supply chain linkages
Project management and Results monitoring
Lead Partners offers a market based solutions
Improved marketing and market
SFA Sustainable cashmere standard
Develop an online cashmere supply traceability Chain of Custody system starting from the supplier herder organizations till final retailer
Building local ownership
Number of cooperatives and herder households
minimum of 20 cooperatives in 8 soums of 2 aimags
least 1,000 herder families
total of 1,000 women herders.
Number of heads of livestock to be involved
70,000 sheep and goats.
Enterprises considered as indirect beneficiaries
Khanbogd Cashmere LLC, Goyol Cashmere LLC
580 workers from two plants.
Number of beneficiary households (or people) from the value chain
At least 1,000 households of partner cooperatives.
Project location: Tes, Zuungovi, Malchin and Khyargas soums, Uvs province, Umnudelger, Norovlin, Jargaltkhaan and Bayanovoo soums, Khentii province