Pursuant to the legislation, the HNP Administration - in collaboration with the Administrations of Altanbulag, Argalant and Bayankhangai Soums - proposed boundaries for the HNP Buffer Zone area which were approved by the Khurals of the Soums and submitted onwards to MNE, which approved the proposal in Ministerial Order number 261 of 2001. The buffer zone occupies 349.7 thousand hectares including Altanbulag, Argalant and Bayanhangai. This team have the objectives of facilitating activities that support Buffer Zone development, and in involving local people in the rehabilitation and management of natural resources. Buffer Zone Committees have drafted and approved their own operational parameters.



     Implementation of community-based conservation concepts, enhancing stakeholder participation in environmental protection and improving livelihoods of the environment, reducing environmental crimes and reducing conflicts, changing attitudes and thinking, mitigating the negative impacts of human rights on protected areas through active participation of citizens, The purpose of this team is to eliminate and prevent it.