Visiting Fellow, Mongolia
Chuluun Togtokh is a Science Advisor to the Minister of Environment and Green Development and a Science Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development, National University of Mongolia. He is a member of the International Council for Science (ICSU) Regional Committee for Asia and the Pacific, Steering Committee Member of the Asia-Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN), and Science Steering Committee Member of the Monsoon Asia Integrated Regional Study by the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Chuluun’s research activities address sustainability, adaptation, and resilience of social-ecological systems at local, national, regional and global scales. Recently, his focus is on linking science and policy, global environmental change, and local sustainable development. Chuluun has worked as a Senior Research Scientist at the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (1977-1991), Research Scientist at NREL, CSU (1991-2002), and working at National University of Mongolia since then. Chuluun was involved in policy making, working as a Director General of the Department for Green Development Planning and Policy (2012-2013), Director of the Division for Regional Settlement Planning of the Ministry of Construction and Urban Development (2004-2006), as an Advisor to the President of the Mongolian Academy of Sciences (1991).