Regional: Capacity Building Program on Clean Development Mechanism

Sovereign Project | 43392-012

Summary

The TA aims to enhance capacity and expertise in Mongolia to identify, develop, and undertake CDM projects. This will be achieved by developing a capacity building plan, enhancing the capacity of national CDM experts and government agencies, andundertaking promotional activities encouraging CDM projects. The initiatives being undertaken by MON and those undertaken as a consequence of capacity building under the TA are expected to contribute to reducing GHG emissions in the long term. The CDM projects initiated are expected to also lead to greater efficiency in energy use in the country.

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Project Name Capacity Building Program on Clean Development Mechanism
Project Number 43392-012
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Forestry
Energy - Energy efficiency and conservation
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA aims to enhance capacity and expertise in Mongolia to identify, develop, and undertake CDM projects. This will be achieved by developing a capacity building plan, enhancing the capacity of national CDM experts and government agencies, andundertaking promotional activities encouraging CDM projects. The initiatives being undertaken by MON and those undertaken as a consequence of capacity building under the TA are expected to contribute to reducing GHG emissions in the long term. The CDM projects initiated are expected to also lead to greater efficiency in energy use in the country.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The project will enhance the capacity in Mongolia to undertake CDM projects and to contribute to the reduction of GHG emissions in Mongolia.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The main outcomes include (i) capacity building of government officials in the relevant agencies including the Ministry of Nature and Environment and the Ministry of Mining and Energy, through training and awareness programs leading to enhanced capacity to undertake CDM projects; (ii) assessment of the potential for the future CDM projects; (iii) capacity building to develop CDM project design document (PDD); and (iv) best practice examples of CDM implementation in other countries like PRC.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs This project comprises two sets of outputs. The first consists of CDM project capacity building programs, the second is an assessment of potential for CDM projects and implementation strategy.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Mongolia
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 Individual consulting services
Responsible ADB Officer Tae Yong Jung
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Office of the Director General, EARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 15 Oct 2009
Fact Finding 31 Mar 2009 to 31 Mar 2009
MRM -
Approval 22 Oct 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 10 Sep 2009
Last PDS Update 28 Oct 2010

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Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Oct 2009 29 Oct 2009 29 Oct 2009 30 Apr 2010 28 Feb 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 22 Oct 2009 431,758.72
Title Document Type Document Date
Capacity Building Program on Clean Development Mechanism Technical Assistance Reports Oct 2009

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