Regional: Accelerating Gender Equality in East Asia for an Inclusive and Green Recovery

Sovereign Project | 55061-001

The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will help the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Mongolia develop options for promoting a gender inclusive green recovery following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. This means a recovery focused on transitioning toward a climate-resilient and nature-driven future that emphasizes gender inclusion to maximize outcomes for both women and the environment. The TA will build capacity through demonstration, case studies, knowledge products, policy dialogue, and strengthening coordination and knowledge sharing with other developing member countries.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Begzsuren, Tsolmon
    East Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Regional
  • Sector
    • Finance
Project Name Accelerating Gender Equality in East Asia for an Inclusive and Green Recovery
Project Number 55061-001
Country / Economy Regional
Mongolia
China, People's Republic of
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 6883-REG: Accelerating Gender Equality in East Asia for an Inclusive and Green Recovery
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 120,000.00
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Financial Sector Development Partnership Special Fund US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development

Finance / Small and medium enterprise finance and leasing

Industry and trade / Small and medium enterprise development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
Description The knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will help the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Mongolia develop options for promoting a gender inclusive green recovery following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. This means a recovery focused on transitioning toward a climate-resilient and nature-driven future that emphasizes gender inclusion to maximize outcomes for both women and the environment. The TA will build capacity through demonstration, case studies, knowledge products, policy dialogue, and strengthening coordination and knowledge sharing with other developing member countries.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The TA is aligned with strategic priorities in the country partnership strategy of both countries, particularly efforts to achieve inclusive and environmentally sustainable development, and with national strategies including the Yellow River Basin Ecological Protection and High-Quality Development Initiative in the PRC, and Mongolia's Vision 2050.
Impact Gender equality for an inclusive and green recovery in East Asia accelerated.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Knowledge of and capacity on gender-inclusive and green recovery applied
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Knowledge solutions to promote a gender-inclusive green transformation increased

Inclusive green recovery options for MSMEs demonstrated

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location China - Nation-wide; Mongolia - Nation-wide
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

Firm recruitment:

1. Capacity Development for Gender Assessment in the Yellow River Basin (QBS)

2. Circular economy capacity development for MSMEs (QBS)

3. Individual consultants - Green Finance Specialist, Inclusive Finance Specialist, Coordination and Monitoring and Evaluation

Procurement Request for Quotation contract to be procured by consultants
Responsible ADB Officer Begzsuren, Tsolmon
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Mongolia Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 17 Sep 2021
Fact Finding 09 Nov 2021 to 11 Nov 2021
MRM -
Approval 16 Dec 2021
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 16 Dec 2021

TA 6883-REG

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Dec 2021 - 16 Dec 2021 30 Jun 2024 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
920,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 920,000.00 17 Jun 2022 0.00

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Green Finance Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 May 2022 27 Jun 2022
Inclusive Finance Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 19 May 2022 27 Jun 2022
National Consulting Firm for MON Circular Economy Firm - Consulting Closed 13 Apr 2022 12 May 2022

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