'An example to all': the Mongolian herders who took on a corporate behemoth – and won | Lexicon of Food

'An example to all': the Mongolian herders who took on a corporate behemoth – and won

Just 10 years ago, the district of Khanbogd, in southern Mongolia’s Omnogovi province, was a barely known region of eastern Asia. That changed with the discovery of gold and copper deposits below the seemingly endless Gobi desert, home to a community of herdsmen who had worked hard to make a living from this barren land.