Mongolia: Preparation of Regulations and Capacity Development Plan for Involuntary Resettlement

Sovereign Project | 46469-001


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Project Name Preparation of Regulations and Capacity Development Plan for Involuntary Resettlement
Project Number 46469-001
Country Mongolia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8210-MON: Preparation of Regulations and Capacity Development Plan for Involuntary Resettlement
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Law and judiciary

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Improved management of land expropriation and resettlement
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved legislation and procedures land expropriation and resettlement
Progress Toward Outcome Finalized the draft Law on Land Acquisition for Unavoidable Public Need and related regulations on behalf of the Ministry of Construction and Urban Development (MCUD). The draft legislation is ready to be considered in the next session of Parliament.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Draft LE Law is finalized and its impacts and costs justified

Relevant regulations finalized

3 to 5-year capacity development plan finalized

Awareness raised in support of draft LE Law

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

Finalized the draft Law on Land Acquisition for Unavoidable Public Need, seven regulations and three exemplary documents related to the draft law. Completed the assessment of the impact of the draft law and related regulations according to the requirements of the Ministry of Justice of Mongolia Prepared the 'Introduction' and Concept Paper for the use of MCUD in presenting the draft law to the Cabinet and Parliament of Mongolia.

Finalized the three-year capacity development program for public and private organizations that will be responsible for the implementation of land acquisition and resettlement activities based on the draft law.

A dissemination seminar was held in ADB HQ on 6 March 2014, which was chaired by the Vice minister of MCUD. Consultations with government ministries, representatives from Office of the Parliament, Ulaanbaatar City Government, aimag governments, professional appraisers, members of the academia, an internationally recognized human rights organization, and the private sector were held throughout the TA implementation to build consensus with stakeholders on the draft law and related regulations.

Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholder consultation workshop was conducted prior to the first phase, which indicated that reform of legislation for land acquisition for public need was a serious concern for both the government and civil society.
During Project Implementation Stakeholder consultation workshops were conducted during the earlier two phases. Consultation with individual stakeholders was continued in the last phase.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services A 23.0 person-months is required under the TA (22 person-months of national consultants and 1.5 of international consultant) in accordance with ADB's Consulting Services Guidelines
Procurement Office equipment will be procured in accordance with ADB's procurement guidelines (2010, as ammended from time to time) and will be turned over to MCUD upon completion of TA activities.
Responsible ADB Officer Scott Ferguson
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Office of the Director General, EARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong
Metro Manila, Philippines
P.O. Box 789, 1099 Manila,
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval 12 Nov 2012
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Sep 2014

TA 8210-MON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
12 Nov 2012 - 12 Nov 2012 31 May 2013 31 Mar 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 200,000.00 12 Nov 2012 179,862.07

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