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 Name||Connectivity for Future Growth|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|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.|
|Description of Outcome||Consensus with the government on future ADB assistance in the transport sector after 2015.|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|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.|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|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|
Ministry of Road and Transportation
Mr. Baramsai Galbadrakh, Director-General, Strategic Policy and Planning Department
11 Chinggis Avenue, Sukhbaatar District Ulaanbaatar 14251 Mongolia
|Concept Clearance||05 Aug 2013|
|Approval||26 Sep 2013|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||28 Sep 2016|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|26 Sep 2013||29 Oct 2013||29 Oct 2013||31 Dec 2015||30 Jun 2016||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|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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