Managing Soil Pollution in Ger Areas through Improved On-site Sanitation Project (ADB-49113-001)

  • Mongolia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Nov 11, 2016
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Government of Mongolia
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  • Climate and Environment
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.80 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 2.80 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jun 26, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Sep 28, 2016

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Project Description

Around one-quarter of Mongolia's population resides on the outskirts of Ulaanbaatar, the national capital, within peri-urban communities termed ger areas characterized by limited or no access to urban infrastructure, inadequate disposal of human fecal waste, sanitation-related diseases, and increasing risks of soil and water contamination. The grant will support local livelihoods through improved household sanitation and strengthening the lifecycle for on-site (de-centralized) fecal waste management, including the collection, transport and composting of waste, in collaboration with communities, the private sector, and civil society organizations (CSOs). The project will serve as a model to scale up on-site sanitation in Mongolia and which complements infrastructure development in core urban areas.


Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)

Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction-Grant

Contact Information

Ministry of Environment and Tourism
Government Building II, United Nation's
Street 5/2, Chingeltei District,
Ulaanbaatar 15160, Mongolia

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