43127-012: Education for the Poor - Financial Crisis Response Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The financial and economic crisis has forced the Government of Mongolia (the Government) to embark on a process of fiscal adjustment. This is primarily centered around expenditure restraint in view of the dramatic worsening of prices of key exports, dwindling international reserves, and increased pressures on its currency. The Government is acutely aware of the pressure the current global crisis is placing on Mongolia's most vulnerable citizens and has therefore asked the Asian Development Bank ... Read More

Country Mongolia
Project Number 43127-012
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 0158
Approval Date 18 Sep 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 17,000
Geographical Location Mongolia
Sector Education
Subsector Pre-Primary and Basic Education
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Gender equity as a theme
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

 

 

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Sofia Shakil
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Responsible ADB Department
East Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science

PDS Creation Date
08 Apr 2009

Last PDS Update
23 Jul 2014

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