49430-001: Preparing the Aimag and Soum Centers Regional Development Investment Program | Asian Development Bank

Mongolia: Preparing the Aimag and Soum Centers Regional Development Investment Program

Sovereign (Public) Project | 49430-001 Status: Approved

The multitranche financing facility program aims to improve basic urban services and promote the local economy in priority aimag (province) capitals and soum (subunit of an aimag) centers of Mongolia. The geographically targeted and integrated approach of the program will focus on priority regional urban clusters (RUCs) that have the potential to promote a more resilient and diversified economy to deliver inclusive and sustainable growth.

Major outputs of the transaction technical assistance are (i) economic and urban development strategy and components identified, (ii) investment program prepared and feasibility study completed, and (iii) aid effectiveness and project readiness activities ongoing.

Project Details

Project Officer
Heckmann, Arnaud East Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Mongolia
Sector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
 
Project Name Preparing the Aimag and Soum Centers Regional Development Investment Program
Project Number 49430-001
Country Mongolia
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9451-MON: Preparing the Aimag and Soum Centers Regional Development Investment Program
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Industry and trade / Industry and trade sector development - Small and medium enterprise development

Transport / Rail transport (non-urban) - Urban roads and traffic management

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Other urban services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sewerage - Urban slum development - Urban solid waste management - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description

The multitranche financing facility program aims to improve basic urban services and promote the local economy in priority aimag (province) capitals and soum (subunit of an aimag) centers of Mongolia. The geographically targeted and integrated approach of the program will focus on priority regional urban clusters (RUCs) that have the potential to promote a more resilient and diversified economy to deliver inclusive and sustainable growth.

Major outputs of the transaction technical assistance are (i) economic and urban development strategy and components identified, (ii) investment program prepared and feasibility study completed, and (iii) aid effectiveness and project readiness activities ongoing.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The transaction technical assistance will help the government to prepare the program as it is complex and multisector requiring full scale due diligence in technical, economic, financial, social, resettlement, environmental, and institutional aspects together with in-depth local urban and socioeconomic assessment.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Mongolia
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

Details of the consulting services under the TRTA are below:

Quality- and cost-based selection - 102 person-months

Individual consultant selection - 13 person-months

Procurement To be procured by the consultants
Responsible ADB Officer Heckmann, Arnaud
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Construction and Urban Development
Ulaanbaatar 211238
Barilgachdyn Talbai 3 Mongolia
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 05 Dec 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Jan 2018

TA 9451-MON

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Dec 2017 - - 15 Nov 2019 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 05 Dec 2017 0.00

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