Regional: The People's Republic of China and Mongolia to Support Municipal Finance Reforms

Sovereign Project | 44512-001

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Project Name The People's Republic of China and Mongolia to Support Municipal Finance Reforms
Project Number 44512-001
Country Regional
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7769-REG: The People's Republic of China and Mongolia to Support Municipal Finance Reforms
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Public sector management - Decentralization - Public expenditure and fiscal management
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved fiscal and financial framework for municipalities.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Key reform measures and policy advice on municipality finance to pursue effective and sustainable urban development.
Progress Toward Outcome The completion data has been extended to 31 December 2012.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Comprehensive report, including (i) literature review on current best practices for municipal finance; (ii) case studies for a small selection of major cities of developed countries and emerging markets on degree of fiscal autonomy and sources of financing; (iii) policy recommendations on long-term reform issues in municipal finance; and (iv) road map for future ADB interventions to improve the effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability of municipal finance in the PRC and Mongolia.

2. Policy notes on longer-term reform issues in municipal finance.

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

International consultants were recruited and mobilized on June 2011.

Inception report was submitted in end October 2011.

To date (the end of September 2012),

A Mongolia national consultant has been recruited to replace the previous national consultant.

The national consultant and the international consultant will conduct the field study in Mongolia in October 2012 to prepare the final output.

The project will be completed by 31 December 2012.

The international and national experts were fielded in Mongolia to conduct a field study in November 2012, which contributed to produce a solid output.

The final report was completed as planned, and the project was completed on 31 December 2012.

Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation The project will recruit 10 person-months of consulting services (2 international consultants for a total of 6 person-months and 2 national consultants for a total of 4 person-months.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The project will recruit 10 person-months of consulting services (2 international consultants for a total of 6 person-months and 2 national consultants for a total of 4 person-months.
Procurement The consultants will be recruited individually in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Responsible ADB Officer Hiroko Uchimura-Shiroishi
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Mgt, Financial Sector and Regional Coop Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Feb 2011
Fact Finding 10 Feb 2011 to 23 Feb 2011
MRM -
Approval 20 Dec 2010
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 21 Mar 2013

TA 7769-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Dec 2010 - 20 Dec 2010 31 Aug 2011 31 Dec 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 20 Dec 2010 62,395.17

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