Mongolia and ADB
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Ensuring Health Care Services for the Poor During a Financial Crisis: The Medicard Program in Mongolia: Experiences and Lessons Learned
This paper describes the Medicard program implemented in Mongolia in 2011–2013 to protect the poor by providing free health services.
The road ahead for agribusiness in Mongolia is exciting and full of opportunities, once several challenges are addressed to unleash the sector’s potential.
ADB’s assistance has played an important role in transforming Mongolia into a middle-income economy, and ADB’s country strategy for Mongolia has evolved over the years to match the changing needs of the country.
ADB, UNICEF Sign Cooperation Agreement to Improve Water, Sanitation, Hygiene in Schools in Western Region
ADB and United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF)–Mongolia signed a cooperation agreement to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in schools and dormitories located in rural remote areas of the western region.
Following years of expansionary macroeconomic policies, a sharp drop in foreign direct investment and plummeting commodity prices see Mongolia facing serious economic challenges. These include debt accumulation, rapidly slowing economic growth, and pressure on the country’s balance of payments. While these challenges must be addressed, diversification of the economy and strengthening of social protection remain essential to alleviating poverty
ADB assistance in Mongolia works to raise the country’s standard of living by combining effective financing models with global knowledge on best practices.
Mongolia is a member of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Program.
Projects in Mongolia
Population in Mongolia, in millions (2015)
Average annual population growth rate in Mongolia (2010-2015)
Population living below the national poverty line in Mongolia (2014)
Maternal mortality ratio in Mongolia, per 100,000 live births (2015)