Additional Financing of Food and Nutrition Social Welfare Project (ADB-42322-023)

  • Mongolia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Dec 10, 2013
The estimate day the bank will vote on a proposed investment. The decision dates may change, so review updated project documents or contact the EWS team.
Government of Mongolia, Ministry of Labor and Social Protection
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Education and Health
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services, Loan
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 20.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 15, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 31, 2017

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Project Description

According to ADB website, ADB is helping Mongolia improve the efficiency of its social welfare and insurance services, which include food assistance. The project provides additional financing to scale up social welfare reforms, improve the delivery of social insurance services, and modernize the social protection sector.

The original program ($9 million ADF) included the design and implementation of a food stamp program as part of the social welfare system. The original project ($3 million ADF) improved targeting and prepared strategies to reform social welfare. The additional financing will scale up the original project by pursuing the reforms initiated to date in social welfare. Social welfare benefits will be further consolidated to reduce the complexity of the system and increase its effectiveness. The use of proxy means testing to identify poor households will be expanded to apply to other social welfare benefits. The additional financing will also support an expansion in the scope of the original project by improving social insurance services.

Investment Description

Contact Information

Project Officer: Mamatkulov, Raushanbek
East Asia Department
No contact information provided at the time of disclosure


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