Mongolia: Regional Logistics Development Project

Sovereign Project | 41192-013 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is helping Mongolia develop a logistics terminal with road and rail links in Zamyn Uud, a poor, isolated desert area on the southeast border with the People's Republic of China. The project will establish a multimodal transport system and equip the new terminal with modern customs and quarantine facilities.  The management of the logistics facility will be contracted out to a private operator.

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Project Name Regional Logistics Development Project
Project Number 41192-013
Country Mongolia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0240-MON: Regional Logistics
Asian Development Fund US$ 5.00 million
Loan 2719-MON: Regional Logistics
Asian Development Fund US$ 40.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Project implementation is on track now that 3 year time extension has been approved.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

- Civil works contract for construction of Zamyn-Uud logistics center has been signed.

- Recruitment of a construction supervision consultant is being finalized. The EAs Submission 2- Technical Proposal Evaluation has been approved. Contract execution expected in May 2016.

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects Environmental Management and Environmental Monitoring Plans have been prepared and responsibilities for implementation assigned. A full environmental impact assessment is not required.
Involuntary Resettlement The project has not required any resettlement of affected people through land acquisition because it is a vacant desert area.
Indigenous Peoples No indigenous peoples have been identified. If there were any, they would not be adversely affected by the project.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Five consultative meetings were held in Zamyn Uud with local officials, businesses, and area residents during 2009-2010. Surveys were conducted of 450 area households (1,623 people), 90 businesses, 314 women, 130 poor households, and 7 minority households. In addition, some informal individual discussions and conversations were held with a number of residents. All support the project, which they expect will have positive impacts on theri lives through increased economic activity.
During Project Implementation Support actions and assist in resolving implementation constraints in consultation with relevant Government counterparts and other stakeholders

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

All consulting services will be recruited according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). A total of 172 person months of consulting services (60 international, 112 national), grouped into one pakcage will be funded under the Project, to support the EA in (i) Preparation of detailed design and implementation supervision; (ii) training of PIU staff; (iii) terminal operations management; (iv) environmental monitoring; (v) procurement management; and (vi) project implementation and institutional capacity improvement. Consultants will be engaged using QCBS, with standard ratio of 80:20.

Recruitment of a construction supervision services for the construction of Zamyun-Uud Logistics center is ongoing. The EAs Submission 2- Technical Proposal Evaluation has been approved.

Procurement

All procurement of civil works and goods will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). International Competitive Biddiong (ICB) will be used for civil works and goods contracts estimated to cost more than $1 million and $500,000, respectively. National Competitive Bidding (NCB) will be used for civil works and goods contracts estimated to cost below ICB thresholds but more than $100,000. All ICB contracts are subject to prior review. Prior review and approval of ADB of the procurement documents (bidding and contract) is required. For NCB, prior review for first English language version of bidding documents which will be used as a model for subsequent procurement.

Procurement of civil works for construction of Zamyn-Uud logistics center has been finalized and contract signed.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer David Fay
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Road and Transportation
ONON@MRT.GOV.MN
11 Chinggis Avenue, Sukhbaatar District
Ulaanbaatar 14251 Mongolia

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2016

Grant 0240-MON

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2010 03 Jan 2011 23 Mar 2011 30 Jun 2016 30 Jun 2019 -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 5.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 5.00 13 Dec 2010 4.98 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 13 Dec 2010 1.97 0.00 39%

Loan 2719-MON

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2010 03 Jan 2011 23 Mar 2011 30 Jun 2016 30 Jun 2019 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 66.64 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 40.00 13 Dec 2010 33.10 0.00 93%
Counterpart 26.64 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 13 Dec 2010 3.40 0.00 10%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory
Title Document Type Document Date
Regional Logistics Development Project Procurement Plans Dec 2013
Financing Agreement for Regional Logistics Development Project between Mongolia and Asian Development Bank dated 3 January 2011 Financing Agreement Jan 2011
Regional Logistics Development Project Summary Poverty Reduction and Social Strategies Nov 2010
Regional Logistics Development Project Project/Program Administration Manual Nov 2010
Regional Logistics Development Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2010
Regional Logistics Development Project Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Sep 2010

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Regional Logistics Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2014
Regional Logistics Development Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (June to December 2012) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Regional Logistics Development Project Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2011
Regional Logistics Development Project Environmental Assessment and Measures Nov 2010
Regional Logistics Development Project: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2010

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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