46305-002: Connectivity for Future Growth | Asian Development Bank

Mongolia: Connectivity for Future Growth

Sovereign (Public) Project | 46305-002 Status: Closed

The TA will build on findings, experience, policy dialogue and partnerships developed during design and implementation of loan and technical assistance projects in Mongolia financed by ADB and other international multilateral and bilateral agencies.

Project Details

Project Officer
Sluijter, Jurgen East Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Mongolia
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Transport
 
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
Description The TA will build on findings, experience, policy dialogue and partnerships developed during design and implementation of loan and technical assistance projects in Mongolia financed by ADB and other international multilateral and bilateral agencies.
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 Nation-wide
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 ADB Officer Sluijter, Jurgen
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
[email protected]
11 Chinggis Avenue, Sukhbaatar District Ulaanbaatar 14251 Mongolia
Timetable
Concept Clearance 05 Aug 2013
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 26 Sep 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Sep 2016

TA 8465-MON

Milestones
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

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Title Document Type Document Date
Connectivity for Future Growth: Technical Assistance Completion Report TA Completion Reports Sep 2016
Connectivity for Future Growth Technical Assistance Reports Sep 2013

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