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Mongolia: Social Welfare Support Program Phase 2

Sovereign (Public) Project | 50302-001 Status: Closed

The Asian Development Bank is helping Mongolia maintain social welfare services as it works through an International Monetary Fund economic assistance program. ADB's loan program supports policy reforms to ensure the government has the fiscal space to maintain welfare services. Phase 2 of the program targets the preservation of welfare support for the poor and other vulnerable groups.

Project Details

Project Officer
Van Rijn, Johannes Jacobus Frederik East Asia Department Request for information
  • Mongolia
  • Loan
  • Public sector management
Project Name Social Welfare Support Program Phase 2
Project Number 50302-001
Country Mongolia
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3532-MON: Social Welfare Support Program Phase 2
Ordinary capital resources US$ 150.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management / Social protection initiatives

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Adverse impacts of economic slowdown and fiscal consolidation on the poor and vulnerable mitigated (Economic Recovery Plan and International Monetary Fund Adjustment Program)
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Social welfare programs maintained
Progress Toward Outcome First tranche was disbursed on 2 November 2017.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Fiscal policy management improved

Targeting and consolidation of social welfare programs improved

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

First tranche was disbursed on 2 November 2017.

Policy actions under the second tranche will be completed by September 2018.

On 5 September, the Mission replaced the previous project officer for the program, and briefed the MOF accordingly;

" Two matters that were addressed were: (i) the finalization of the Tranche 2 Progress Report and (ii) the preparation of an extension request by MOF

" The Mission obtained from MOF the information required to respond to OGC's comment on the Tranche 2 Progress Report (relating to (i) the lack of clarity regarding targeting under the Child Money Program; and (ii) the continued validity of targeting guidelines on the Child Money Program;

" The Mission further briefed MOF on the envisaged steps towards disbursement, including the required extension request from MOF;

" The revised anticipated disbursement date is now scheduled for third week October.

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
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 No recruitment as this is a Policy-based Loan (PBL).
Procurement No procurement as this is a Policy-based Loan (PBL).
Responsible ADB Officer Van Rijn, Johannes Jacobus Frederik
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Public Mgt, Financial Sector and Regional Coop Division, EARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance (formerly Ministry of Finance and Economy)
[email protected]
S.Danzangiin Gudamj 5/1, Zasgiin Gazriin
II Bair, Ulaanbaatar 15160 Mongolia
Concept Clearance 02 Mar 2017
Fact Finding 06 Feb 2017 to 16 Feb 2017
MRM 14 Mar 2017
Approval 30 May 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 24 Sep 2018

Loan 3532-MON

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
30 May 2017 31 May 2017 11 Aug 2017 30 Sep 2018 31 Dec 2018 30 Oct 2018
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 150.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 150.00 30 May 2017 150.00 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 30 May 2017 150.00 0.00 100%

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Related Publications

Title Document Type Document Date
Reforming Social Welfare Programs in Mongolia Papers and Briefs Nov 2017

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