Mongolia: Connectivity for Future Growth

Sovereign Project | 46305-002 Status: Closed


The TA is directly linked to the Mongolia Country Partnership Strategy (2012-2016) and National Development Strategy which both place high priority on transport sector development.

Latest Project Documents

Title Date
Connectivity for Future Growth Sep 2013

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Project Name Connectivity for Future Growth
Project Number 46305-002
Country Mongolia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8465-MON: Connectivity for Future Growth
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Air transport - Rail transport (non-urban) - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA is directly linked to the Mongolia Country Partnership Strategy (2012-2016) and National Development Strategy which both place high priority on transport sector development.
Impact Improved national and international transport connectivity.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome Consensus with the government on future ADB assistance in the transport sector after 2015.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Output 1: A situation analysis of the transport system in Mongolia, including comparison with similar countries.

Output 2: An analytical review of proposed investments in transport sector in 2016-2025 (roads, rail, aviation).

Output 3: Transport project proposals for ADB financing in 2016-2018.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The consultants have submitted the TA final report and final claims to ADB. Disbursement is about 94% of $500,000. TA to be closed as scheduled.
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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services A total of 37 person-months of consulting services (4 international consultants totaling 13 person-months and 2 national consultants totaling 244 person-months)will be required. ADB will engage individual international and national consultants, in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). The consultants will have expertise in (i) transport sector policies and strategy, (ii) road sector, (iii) aviation, and (iv) railways.
Procurement All procurement under the TA will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer David Fay
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Road and Transportation
Mr. Baramsai Galbadrakh, Director-General, Strategic Policy and Planning Department
11 Chinggis Avenue, Sukhbaatar District Ulaanbaatar 14251 Mongolia


Concept Clearance 05 Aug 2013
Fact Finding -
Approval 26 Sep 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2016

TA 8465-MON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Sep 2013 29 Oct 2013 29 Oct 2013 31 Dec 2015 30 Jun 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 600,000.00 26 Sep 2013 469,469.19
Title Document Type Document Date
Connectivity for Future Growth Technical Assistance Reports Sep 2013

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