Strengthening of Public Procurement for Improved Project Implementation (ADB-49193-001)

Countries
  • 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
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Aug 19, 2016
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Borrower
Government of Mongolia
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.75 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 0.80 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Aug 11, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Aug 25, 2016


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Project Description
The TA seeks to improve development impact of ADB assistance to Mongolia to be demonstrated through improved country portfolio performance and higher client satisfaction. The TA will support the government to (i) enhance its capacity to upgrade the regulatory framework for procurement inspections and audits through training and workshops; (ii) build government staff capacity to handle the procurement transactions of ODA-funded projects; and (iii) provide advisory support for the introduction of advance procurement and consultant recruitment actions in the national legal framework to reduce project start-up delays, and to speed up project implementation. The TA outcome will be enhanced human resources development, and institutional and organizational capacity of client agencies including the Government Procurement Agency (GPA) and the procurement and legal department of Ministry of Finance measured by improved project implementation. CONSULTING SERVICES The TA will engage 17 person months of international and 79 person months of national consultants who will report to the MoF and GPA. The consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with the Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time) through individual consultant selection process.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Government US$ 0.05 milion
Contact Information
Ministry of Finance Government Building-2 Negdsen Undestnii gudamj-5/1 Ulaanbaatar-210646, Mongolia ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main