Mongolia and ADB

In the Spotlight

  • Renewable Energy Program Gets Boost in Mongolia

    Indigenous renewable energy resources are abundant in Mongolia, and the country has a highly educated science and engineering workforce. Laws and regulations are being reformed to engage the private sector in renewable energy development, although barriers remain, including low financing availability, technology costs, and red tape.

  • Mongolia: Country Operations Business Plan

    The country operations business plan 2016 for Mongolia summarizes the agreement with the government regarding ADB assistance for the year.

  • Better Health for All

    A project in Mongolia to modernize an antiquated health system is bringing better health care to underserved rural areas. Read this and more stories from Together We Deliver 2015, a publication highlighting successful projects that demonstrate development impact, best practices, and innovation across Asia and the Pacific.

  • A Climate Disaster in Mongolia

    Mongolia is being hit by a serious livelihood and food crisis arising from a slow-burning but deadly climate disaster unique to the country known as a "dzud." The dzud consists of a summer drought followed by a heavy winter snow and especially cold temperatures during winter and spring. View photo story

Following years of expansionary macroeconomic policies, a sharp drop in foreign direct investment and plummeting commodity prices see Mongolia facing serious economic challenges. These include debt accumulation, rapidly slowing economic growth, and pressure on the country’s balance of payments. While these challenges must be addressed, diversification of the economy and strengthening of social protection remain essential to alleviating poverty

ADB assistance in Mongolia works to raise the country’s standard of living by combining effective financing models with global knowledge on best practices.

Fact Sheet


Projects in Mongolia