Mongolia: Additional Financing of Food and Nutrition Social Welfare Project

Sovereign Project | 42322-023 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is helping Mongolia improve the efficiency of its social welfare and insurance services, which include food assistance. The project provides additional financing to scale up social welfare reforms, improve the delivery of social insurance services, and modernize the social protection sector.

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Project Name Additional Financing of Food and Nutrition Social Welfare Project
Project Number 42322-023
Country Mongolia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3086-MON: Food and Nutrition Social Welfare Program and Project - Additional Financing
Asian Development Fund US$ 20.00 million
TA 8544-MON: Supporting Social Protection Reforms
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Health - Health insurance and subsidized health programs

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

The IT firm in charge of the assessment of the 17 IT reform packages under the project has started working since Dec 2015. The findings and recommendations of the firm will be the basis for hiring implementation firms for each of these packages. The revised PMT methodology was prepared by the consultants under loan and submitted to MPDSP for endorsement.

For TA 8544-MON: The 1st set of Background Papers are revised and submitted to MPDSP for approval on 28 March 2016.

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Achieved

Achieved.

Achieved.

Achieved.

Achieved.

Achieved.

Achieved.

Achieved.

Achieved. International Consultants fielded in March 2011.

Achieved.

Recruitment of consultants ongoing

Recruitment of consultants ongoing

Recruitment of consultants ongoing

Recruitment of consultants ongoing

Recruitment of consultants ongoing

Procurement ongoing

Not yet due. Training firm for IT solution and social protection is being recruited. MPDSP and its agencies have prepared on initial training plans. A more comprehensive human development strategy will be developed under the training firm.

Not yet due. For monitoring.

Not yet due.

Not yet due.

Not yet due. For monitoring.

Early warning and response system developed and approved by Steering Committee by 2011.

Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects No safeguard issues are anticipated.
Involuntary Resettlement No safeguard issues are anticipated.
Indigenous Peoples No safeguard issues are anticipated.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Consultations with key stakeholders have been held and will continue during project processing. These include focus group discussions with SIGO and GOSWS staff, MPDSP staff and management, current project staff and others such as the World Bank who are supporting IT development in the GOSWS. More extensive consultation, including with staff is anticipated during processing.
During Project Implementation Stakeholder communication, participation, and consultation during project implementation will be included in the communication program, which will be implemented on a yearly basis, to ensure social welfare and insurance services meet stakeholders' (including direct beneficiaries') expectations in terms of timeliness, effectiveness, and transparency.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Mongolia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Population Development and Social Protection
NARANBAATAR@MSWL.GOV.MN
Government Building-2
United Nations Street-5
Ulaanbaatar-15160,
Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Timetable

Concept Clearance 21 Jun 2013
Fact Finding 24 Jun 2013 to 06 Jul 2013
MRM 11 Sep 2013
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2016

Loan 3086-MON

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2013 06 Feb 2014 21 Jul 2014 30 Nov 2017 30 Nov 2019 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 23.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 20.00 10 Dec 2013 5.51 0.00 30%
Counterpart 3.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 10 Dec 2013 3.61 0.00 20%

TA 8544-MON

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2013 02 Jan 2014 02 Jan 2014 30 May 2017 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 270,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 770,000.00 10 Dec 2013 63,750.00

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