Mongolia: Urban Development and Housing Project

Sovereign Project | 37697-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Urban Development and Housing Project
Project Number 37697-012
Country Mongolia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4632-MON: Urban Development and Housing Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 350,000.00
Poverty Reduction Fund US$ 250,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Mongolia

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will be implemented over a period of six months from November 2005 to April 2006. The TA will require 16 person-months of international and 50 person-months of domestic consulting services. The international consultants will include an urban development specialist/team leader, financial analyst, economist, municipal finance specialist, mortgage finance specialist, urban planning and housing/involuntary resettlement specialist, urban infrastructure specialist, civil engineer, alternative urban infrastructure/environment specialist, and a participatory development/poverty specialist. The domestic consultants will include an urban planner/deputy team leader, institutional development specialist, urban codes and regulations specialist, municipal engineers in water supply, sanitation, solid waste management, heating, hot water supply, road, and drainage, financial specialist, economist/cost estimate specialist, legal specialist, housing/micro-finance specialist, environment specialist, social development specialist in community participation, gender and development, poverty, and an involuntary resettlement. All consultants will be engaged through a firm in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants. A consulting firm will be selected and engaged using the quality-and-cost-based selection (QCBS) method using simplified technical proposal procedures.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Amy Leung
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Construction and Urban Development
Mr. Toshoon Sambasanchir, State Secretary
Ulaanbaatar 211238 Barilgachdyn Talbai 3 Mongolia


Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 08 Apr 2005 to 20 Apr 2005
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 22 Jan 2007
Last PDS Update 23 Jan 2007

TA 4632-MON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
18 Aug 2005 18 Nov 2005 18 Nov 2005 31 Mar 2006 30 Jun 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
350,000.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 18 Aug 2005 565,882.16

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