Mongolia: Western Regional Road Corridor Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 41193-014 Status: Active


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Project Name Western Regional Road Corridor Investment Program
Project Number 41193-014
Country Mongolia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept 0065-MON: Western Regional Road Corridor Development Program
Asian Development Fund US$ 45.00 million
Ordinary capital resources US$ 125.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Inclusive economic growth is promoted by enhanced local and regional connectivity

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome Transport accessibility within the project area and between countries improved
Progress Toward Outcome This will be monitored during implementation of the tranches
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Western regional road constructed

2. Local roads constructed

3. Road maintenance component

4. Capacity development program

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) This will be monitored during implementation of the tranches
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects Category A
Involuntary Resettlement Category C
Indigenous Peoples Category C
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

All consultants will be recruited according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.

The project will finance 87 PM of international and 342 PM of national consulting services to provide for the construction supervision services. This is required to extend the current services beyond the end of ongoing contract, which ends on 31 December 2013, for the same section of road which is made necessary due to substantial delays incurred in implementation under the Phase 1 project. Since this is an extension of the current contract as part of Phase 1, the services will be single sourced to Korea Consultants International which has performed satisfactorily. An additional 62 PM of international and 294 PM of national consulting services will be required to (i) facilitate project management and implementation, and (ii) strengthen the institutional and operational capacity of the executing agency. The following expertise will be required: (i) an international project management specialist to provide project and contract management support to EA/IA; and (ii) safeguards specialists to provide for monitoring services (national individual consultants) and safeguard related studies to be sourced through individual (international) and local institutes. Due to the specialized nature of the services and small amount of the contracts assigned to the local institutes, services will be contracted through the single source selection (SSS) method. In addition to the services above, 5 PM of international and 12 PM of national will be financed through Phase 1 project to provide services in the areas of (i) value engineering, and (ii) procurement support.


All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time).

For the procurement of works, the road will be divided into three (3) lots. Procurement will be through international competitive bidding (ICB) procedures using the single stage two envelope (SSTE) modality. Procurement shall use the latest ADB standard bidding documents which can be downloaded from ADB's website. Documents for all procurement under ICB will be subject to the prior review of ADB.

The procurement of equipment for maintenance will be through National Competitive Bidding (NCB) whereby (i) the advertisement may be limited to the national press, an official gazette or an open access website; (ii) bidding documents may be only in the Mongolian language, and Mongolian currency may be used for the purpose of bidding and payment. Procurement under NCB will be subject to the provisions of the NCB annex (see procurement plan in Appendix 1). Additionally, before the start of any procurement ADB and the Government will review the public procurement laws of the central and state governments to ensure consistency with ADB's Procurement Guidelines.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Masahiro Nishimura
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, EARD


Concept Clearance 07 Dec 2010
Fact Finding 22 Aug 2011 to 29 Aug 2011
MRM 19 Oct 2011
Approval 09 Dec 2011
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Sep 2015

MFF Facility Concept 0065-MON

Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 170.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 170.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Title Document Type Document Date
Framework Financing Agreement for Western Regional Road Corridor Investment Program between Mongolia and Asian Development Bank dated 1 December 2011 Framework Financing Agreement Dec 2011
Western Regional Road Corridor Investment Program Facility Administration Manual Nov 2011
Western Regional Road Corridor Investment Program Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2011
Western Regional Road Corridor Development Program Summary Poverty Reduction and Social Strategies Sep 2011

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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