Mongolia: Southeast Gobi Urban and Border Town Development Project

Sovereign Project | 42184-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Southeast Gobi Urban and Border Town Development Project
Project Number 42184-012
Country Mongolia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7216-MON: Southeast Gobi Urban and Border Town Development Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 400,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change 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 Omnogovi and Dornogovi aimags (provinces) of 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 Total consultants' inputs are estimated at 27 person-months (pms): 11 international and 16 national. The consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). They will be recruited as individuals because of the limited time available to process the proposed project before end of 2009. The international consultants will provide expertise in urban planning and economics (2 pms), financial structuring and institutional development (2 pms), economic and financial analysis (2 pms), civil/municipal engineering (3 pms), resettlement and social development (1 pm), and environmental safeguards (1pm). The national consultants will provide expertise in urban planning (3 pms), water supply, wastewater, roads and district heating engineering (6 pms), costing engineer (1 pms), environmental safeguards (2 pms), resettlement and social development (2 pms), and workshop preparation and facilitation (2 pms).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Shane Rosenthal
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Mongolia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Mr. Ch. Khashchuluun
Government building 2, United Nations Street 5/1,


Concept Clearance 20 Nov 2008
Fact Finding 31 Oct 2008 to 06 Nov 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 03 Nov 2008
Last PDS Update 07 Oct 2010

TA 7216-MON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Dec 2008 07 Jan 2009 07 Jan 2009 30 Nov 2009 30 Nov 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 75,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 475,000.00 09 Dec 2008 391,286.75
Title Document Type Document Date
Southeast Gobi Urban and Border Town Development Project Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Jun 2009

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