Strengthening Capacity for Environmental-Economic Accounting (ADB-49299-001)

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
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
U
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 11, 2015
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Borrower
Government of Mongolia, National Statistical Office of Mongolia
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.70 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Oct 19, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Mar 14, 2017


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Project Description
According to ADB website, in January 2015, the Government of Mongolia's National Statistical Office requested ADB assistance for compiling the material flow, energy, and environmental tax accounts within the framework of the System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA). The TA would establish improved assessment and monitoring arrangements for the key indicators that cover Mongolia's green development agenda: material flow, energy, and environment tax accounts under the SEEA. The support would help to implement the government's National Program for Development of Official Statistics, 2016-2020. According to ADB documents, safeguard categorization is not applicable.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information
Project Officer: Boland, David G. East Asia Department No contact information provided at the time of disclosure. 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