Managing Solid Waste in Secondary Cities (ADB-52303-001)

Countries
  • Mongolia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Sectors
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
Not Disclosed
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 29, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Sep 25, 2019


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Project Description

According to the Bank's website, this project finances support for the provincial governments of Mongolia in their efforts to improve solid waste management practices, reduce environmental pollution and enhance community awareness and employment generation opportunities in the waste management sector. 

This grant will have three outputs: 

(i) upscaling and expanding the scope of the Zamyn-Uud pilot in four provincial centers: Darkhan-Uul, Gobi-Altai, Subkhbaatar and Uvurkhangai aimag capitals and designing future preplication interventions 

(ii) testing inclusive solid waste recycling approaches targeting the informal sector and poor communities located close to transfer stations and the dumpsite generating employment opportunities to improve their livelihood

(iii) launching a public information and education campaign to provide better understanding and appreciation of sustainable, environmentally sound and inclusive waste sorting, recycling and reuse 

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

No contact information at time of writing. 

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