Battsetseg Tseren, Reducing herders’ vulnerability to climate change through community-based pastureland management in Mongolia, The Solutions Journal, Volume 9, Issue 4, October 2018, (https://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/article/reducing-herders-vulnerability-climate-change-community-based-pastureland-management-mongolia/) Abstract: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change1 asserts that herders with minimal assets in semiarid and arid regions are exposed to the greater risk of losing their household income and livelihoods due to climate-driven decline in agricultural productivity. The statement suggests the increased vulnerability of herders to climate change and the importance of taking urgent action to reduce their vulnerability. Actions should be robust in design that take the broad environmental and socio-economic development goals, multiple scales of operation and complex interactions between human well-being, and their environment into consideration.1 This is because people’s vulnerability context is defined not only by environmental factors but also by wider socio-economic factors, particularly institutional processes. It is, therefore, important not to rely on technical fixes, such as agricultural intensification, but to give emphasis on institutional and social measures. In particular, … Topics: