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Mongolia: Human Settlements Development Program

Sovereign (Public) Project | 51106-001 Status: Active

The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance will support the Human Settlements Development Program of the Government of Mongolia to define strategic directions for inclusive, green, competitive, and sustainable urban development through the formulation of provincial socioeconomic and spatial development plans, as well as prioritized legislative, technological and institutional strengthening support.

Project Details

Project Officer
Heckmann, Arnaud East Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Mongolia
Sector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
 
Project Name Human Settlements Development Program
Project Number 51106-001
Country Mongolia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9666-MON: Human Settlements Development Program
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance will support the Human Settlements Development Program of the Government of Mongolia to define strategic directions for inclusive, green, competitive, and sustainable urban development through the formulation of provincial socioeconomic and spatial development plans, as well as prioritized legislative, technological and institutional strengthening support.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Policy environment for urban and land development improved (Objective 5, Article 2.1.5, Mongolia Sustainable Development Vision 2030) in support of economic diversification and social stability (country partnership strategy for Mongolia, 2017 2020)
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Inclusive and comprehensive strategic directions for sustainable human spatial distribution in Mongolia developed
Progress Toward Outcome The consulting firm was mobilized in Jun 2019. TA activities are ongoing and progressing satisfactorily to achieve the TA outcome.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Provincial development plans formulated

Integrated national strategy and policies for human settlement and territorial development co-developed

Relevant national laws and regulations developed

Web-based mapping platform and provincial e-atlases completed

Program coordination capacity on urban planning and urban development strengthened

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

(1) Development Oriented Aimag Plans: (a) consultations and site visits already completed for 12 aimags out of 21; (b) draft report with analysis and orientations already completed for 7 aimags out of 21. Proposed orientations are under discussion with MCUD. Review of the national orientations proposed by JICA for the Human Settlement Plan is ongoing, as well as the preparation of a regional development framework that will set the main directions for the development of the aimags at the regional level.

(2) Web-based mapping platform: definition of the requested features for the web-based mapping platform based on interviews with future users, analysis of three possible solutions (from scratch, ArcGiS and Wexity) to develop the web-based mapping platform with the requested features, including cost analysis, completion of the requested features, ownership and future development, maintenance; and discussion with MCUD for selection of the solution is completed. From Scratch solution is chosen, and the IT development team is under recruitment.

(3) The urban law has been drafted following a lengthy and intensive process of consultations and working sessions between the consultant team, the MCUD and experts from other ministries; several workshops and forum have been held to present the draft urban law to the public and other ministries; the draft urban law was approved by Cabinet and submitted to Parliament. On 28 August 2020, Parliament approved the resolution of the list of the issues which will be discussed in the Autumn session 2020 through the Parliament. The draft urban law is placed in the 38th of this list. So the draft law will be discussed during the autumn session of the parliament.

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design During project design, the TA team held close consultation with the client Ministry of Construction and Urban Development (MCUD), partner JICA, as well as other experts in the field through a roundtable discussion organized by MCUD.
During Project Implementation The TA team plan to maintain close coordination with relevant stakeholders to ensure quality inputs to the final deliverables. Specifically, consultation workshops will be held throughout TA implementation to solicit comments and feedback on outputs.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA will require 182 person-months of consulting inputs from 10 international experts (41 person-months) and 16 national experts (141 person-months). ADB will select and engage a consulting firm using quality- and cost-based selection method, with 90:10 quality cost ratio and full technical proposal procedure. Contingencies may be allocated to recruit additional experts based on needs that will emerge during TA implementation.
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 20 Aug 2018
Fact Finding 28 Aug 2017 to 01 Sep 2017
MRM -
Approval 06 Dec 2018
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Sep 2020

TA 9666-MON

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
06 Dec 2018 10 Jan 2019 10 Jan 2019 31 Dec 2020 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 2,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 2,000,000.00 06 Dec 2018 618,957.97

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Title Document Type Document Date
Human Settlements Development Program: Technical Assistance Report Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2018

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Human Settlements Development Program Firm - Consulting Closed 20 Dec 2018 28 Jan 2019

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
Policy and Advisory Technical Assistance 9666 06 Jun 2019 Groupe Huit S.A.S. FRANCE (FRANCE) in association with M.A.D. Investment Solutions (MONGOLIA) 5 RUE MAZARINE 75006; 62 bis Avenue Henr Montrouge 92120 France www.groupehuit.com Ministry of Construction and Urban Development Consulting Services 1,841,000.00

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