Mongolia : Regional Road Development and Maintenance Project (Phase 3)
The project will provide paved road connections incorporating climate adaptation and mitigation principles to ensure all-weather access between aimag capitals in Western Mongolia: Altai, Gobi-Altai to Uliastai, Zavkhan and Khovd, Khovd to Ulaangom, Uvs.
Dei Castelli, Nicolas
Request for information
11 September 2023
|Project Name||Regional Road Development and Maintenance Project (Phase 3)|
|Country / Economy||Mongolia
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Operational Priorities||OP1: Addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities
OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
OP3: Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability
OP5: Promoting rural development and food security
OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
OP7: Fostering regional cooperation and integration
|Sector / Subsector||
Transport / Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development
|Gender||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The project will provide paved road connections incorporating climate adaptation and mitigation principles to ensure all-weather access between aimag capitals in Western Mongolia: Altai, Gobi-Altai to Uliastai, Zavkhan and Khovd, Khovd to Ulaangom, Uvs.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||
(i) addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities through provision of safe, all-weather roads linking rural communities with education, employment, and services;
(ii) accelerating progress in gender equality through training, jobs, and improved safety for vulnerable road users, who are more often women and children;
(iii) tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, through including climate adaptation and mitigation principles;
(iv) promoting rural development and food security through improvement of transport infrastructure; (v) strengthening governance and institutional capacity in road safety, road asset management, and climate adaptation and mitigation; and (vi) fostering regional cooperation and integration through improving access to markets and supporting CAREC Transport Strategy 2030.
Local and regional connectivity in Mongolia enhanced.
|Description of Outcome||
Efficiency and safety of road transport within the project area improved.
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Road condition improved
Climate-resilient road asset management improved
Road safety design and systems improved
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Geographical Location||Nation-wide, Ulaanbaatar|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||Category A for environment. The category will be confirmed based on the environmental due diligence.|
|Involuntary Resettlement||Category B for involuntary resettlement. The category will be confirmed based on the social safeguards due diligence.|
|Indigenous Peoples||Category C for indigenous people. The category will be confirmed based on the social safeguards due diligence.|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||The proposed TA will help prepare the proposed ensuing project and develop the capacity of the executing and implementing agencies to implement the project. The TA will ensure that the project will be prepared to acceptable technical, safeguards, and procurement standards. The ensuing project is expected to meet the 'high readiness criteria before Board consideration.|
|During Project Implementation|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Dei Castelli, Nicolas|
|Responsible ADB Department||Sectors Group|
|Responsible ADB Division||Transport Sector Office (SG-TRA)|
Ministry of Road and Transport Development of Mongolia
|Concept Clearance||22 Dec 2021|
|Fact Finding||12 Sep 2022 to 22 Sep 2022|
|MRM||08 Mar 2023|
|Approval||11 Sep 2023|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||11 Sep 2023|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Regional Road Development and Maintenance Project (Phase 3): Uliastai-Altai Road Draft Initial Environmental Examination||Initial Environmental Examination||Mar 2023|
|Regional Road Development and Maintenance Project (Phase 3): Khovd-Ulaangom Road Draft Initial Environmental Examination||Initial Environmental Examination||Mar 2023|
Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|Construction Supervision Consulting Services||Firm - Consulting||Active|
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Regional Road Development and Maintenance Project (Phase 3): Procurement Plan||Procurement Plans||Sep 2023|