Mongolia: Promoting Inclusive Growth

Sovereign Project | 46060-001 Status: Active


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Title Date
Promoting Inclusive Growth Dec 2012

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Project Name Promoting Inclusive Growth
Project Number 46060-001
Country Mongolia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8241-MON: Promoting Inclusive Growth
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Education - Technical and vocational education and training

Finance - Small and medium enterprise finance and leasing

Industry and trade - Small and medium enterprise development

Public sector management - Public expenditure and fiscal management - Social protection initiatives

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The TA is closing on 31 May 2016. Most of the TA activities are completed or in the process to be completed. Nevertheless, there are still a number of activities which will require special efforts to be completed within the remaining TA duration such as the post-capacity assessment; capacity development activities; finalization of reports on decentralization of procurement; inclusive growth and identification of investments, a knowledge product; and the organization of the final workshop. The TA will also partly achieve its stated impact with technical assistance provided by the TA on updating the annual socioeconomic guidelines and midterm investment planning guidelines, which will reflect inclusive growth aspects.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

The last ADB TA review mission was fielded in March 2016.

Output 1: completed. A draft report was circulated to Mongolian and international stakeholders with a cover letter signed by MOF. The final report is now available on the TA website (

Output 2: Ongoing. The TA greatly facilitate the formulation of the definition of inclusive growth and related indicators in the Mongolian context. MOF confirmed it will provide an acceptance letter for the inclusive growth indicators proposed by the TA.

Output 3: Ongoing. Capacity development has accelerated since the review mission. MOF has been very active in supporting the work of the TA.

Output 4: Ongoing. The draft of the key report (Inclusive growth policies and identification of investments) will be prepared by the third week of April 2016.

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 TA will focus on stakeholders and activities at four levels: (i) at a macro level it will identify and analyze the significant drivers of inequality and key sectors affected; (ii) at the government level it will work with NDIC and the cabinet to identify inclusive growth indictors and an effective monitoring framework to assist in mid- and long-term development planning, prioritization, and monitoring; (iii) at the stakeholder level it will conduct a broad participatory assessment and awareness building with private sector, the public, and civil society to help better define their roles in sustaining inclusive growth; and (iv) at the community level it will implement two pilots focusing on maximizing the potential for promoting inclusive growth through two government programs which support decentralization and targeting.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services ADB will recruit a consulting entity using quality- and cost-based selection with the standard ratio of 80:20 to provide 16 person-months of international and 64 person-months of national consultants, including expertise in (i) socioeconomic analysis and policy development; (ii) consultative processes and outreach; and (iii) the development and implementation of social surveys. The firm will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). An administrative and technical coordinator will be recruited as an individual consultant to facilitate day-to-day organizational and technical matters and liaise with the executing agency.
Procurement The consulting firm will be responsible for procurement of the TA equipment in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). The executing agency will retain the equipment upon TA completion.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Claude Bodart
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance
Government Building-2
Negdsen Undestnii gudamj-5/1
Ulaanbaatar-210646, Mongolia


Concept Clearance 18 May 2012
Fact Finding 12 Mar 2012 to 16 Mar 2012
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 13 Apr 2016

TA 8241-MON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
06 Dec 2012 07 Feb 2013 07 Feb 2013 31 May 2015 31 May 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 06 Dec 2012 684,645.93
Title Document Type Document Date
Promoting Inclusive Growth Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2012

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