Mongolia: Capacity Building for Enhanced Partnership and Development Impact

Sovereign Project | 44505-001 Status: Closed

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Project Name Capacity Building for Enhanced Partnership and Development Impact
Project Number 44505-001
Country Mongolia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7711-MON: Capacity Building for Enhanced Partnership and Development Impact
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Technical and vocational education and training

Public sector management - Economic affairs management - Public administration

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Work in progress.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

1. Capacity building programs and activities are being planned in close consultation with the Mongolia Ministry of Finance (MOF).

2. Leadership Training for MOF staff was held on 7-11 June 2012 in Ulaanbaatar for 19 participants. The training provided staff with necessary skills to have positive impact on teams and deliver better performance.

3. A Capacity Assessment expert has been recruited to assist the Government Procurement Agency in developing a detailed capacity assessment and capacity building plan for its staff.

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The TA was prepared in consultation with the project executing agencies and the Ministry of Finance
During Project Implementation

Consultation mission was conducted in May 2011 to discuss with MNRM and the Government on the kick off of TA activities. Two consultation workshops have been organized in March 2014 to solicit ideas from the executing agencies and the project implementation units of the ADB-financed projects.

The Capacity Assessment expert has carried out number of consultations, meetings and interviews with stakeholders to collect information to do the capacity assessment of the GPA.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will be implemented over about 36 months from January 2011 to December 2013. It will require about 6 person-months of international and about 20 person-months of national consulting services to carry out the terms of reference (Appendix 3). The international and national consultants will have expertise in the following: (i) training and capacity building, (ii) institutional development, (iii) project management, (iv) procurement and consulting services, (v) disbursement, (vi) social development, (vii) resettlement, (viii) the environment, and (ix) audit and financial management. TA and workshop coordinators may be appointed after discussions with the steering committee. The required expertise and detailed terms of reference for specific assignments, including the duration and expected results, will be discussed and finalized by the steering committee. Given the nature of capacity building support that is proposed, ADB staff may be used as resource persons under the TA. To promote horizontal learning and knowledge exchange, well-qualified individual experts may be hired to provide training. Enhanced partnerships for capacity building activities may be entered into with institutes of excellence and external training programs for knowledge exchange, and skills enhancement may be organized. Additional international and national resource persons and short-term task-specific experts will be recruited to carry out well-defined tasks (e.g., case study papers, workshop presentations, participation in workshops, review of draft reports).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Anders Pettersson
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Mongolia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines

Timetable

Concept Clearance 29 Nov 2010
Fact Finding 01 Dec 2010 to 01 Dec 2010
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Mar 2014

TA 7711-MON

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
14 Dec 2010 12 Jan 2011 12 Jan 2011 31 Dec 2013 31 Dec 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 120,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 720,000.00 14 Dec 2010 178,722.81

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