- As a result of active advocacy, cooperation and mutual assistance among local residents, buffer zones local people are understood well;
- About 70 percent of the total employer icome from the Argalant, Altanbulag and Bayankhangai soums;
-As a result of the consultation, training and mutual cooperation, some 40 herders groups were established in the buffer zone. They are engaged in a number of business activities in order to improve their families’ incomes (in addition to what they earn from their livestock). These activities include livestock farms, vegetable farms, felt making (and the shops where the felt products are sold), and community based tourism. Local hospitals, schools and government offices received subsidies for the development of kindergartens, hospitals, hospital laboratories, teachers’ accommodation, cultural centres, etc.