Mongolia: Ulaanbaatar Urban Planning Improvement

Sovereign Project | 47039-001 Status: Active


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Project Name Ulaanbaatar Urban Planning Improvement
Project Number 47039-001
Country Mongolia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8467-MON: Ulaanbaatar Urban Planning Improvement
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Public administration

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The TA was approved on 1 Oct 2013 and became effective on 13 Dec 2013. Consultants recruitment was completed for 3 international consultants and 1 national consultant. The consulting firm was mobilized on 10 Mar 2014. The TA was extended to 30 September 2016 to complete the remaining TA activities and finalize the deliverables.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Three periods of Comprehensive Training Program for urban planners (1) Season 1 from September November 2014 and February 2015, (2) Season 2 from March July 2015 and (3) Season 3 from September December 2015. Within the training seasons, a series of training sessions and workshops organized.

After submission of the Inception Report including needs assessment survey results, training sessions of Season 1 were implemented from September 2014 to February 2015 (before lunar new year).

Initial study on GIS and Data integration mechanism.

Draft final report is being prepared for submission to ADB.

Geographical Location Ulaanbaatar

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design EA, master planning agency of Ulaanbaatar, UPADI, and other agencies in MUB related to planning were consulted during project design.
During Project Implementation Consultations with the EA and relevant stakeholders are ongoing and will continue throughout the TA implementation period.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services An international consulting firm will be engaged using quality and cost-based selection with a fixed quality-cost ratio of 90:10. Consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).
Procurement The proceeds of the CDTA will be disbursed in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2013, as amended from time to time). Goods including equipments and software will be procured under the proposed TA. All procurement under the TA will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time) and the policy guidelines of Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Arnaud Heckmann
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Municipal Government of Ulaanbaatar
Sukhbaatar Square-11
Ulaanbaatar-46, Mongolia


Concept Clearance 14 Feb 2013
Fact Finding 01 Dec 2012 to 09 Dec 2012
Approval 01 Oct 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2016

TA 8467-MON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
01 Oct 2013 13 Dec 2013 13 Dec 2013 30 Sep 2015 30 Sep 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,500,000.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,700,000.00 01 Oct 2013 734,056.90
Title Document Type Document Date
Ulaanbaatar Urban Planning Improvement Technical Assistance Reports Oct 2013

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