As stated by the ADB, the transaction technical assistance will support the implementation of the Sustainable Tourism Development Project (Phase 2) (STDP2) in Mongolia. Developing Mongolia's tourism sector is a high priority under national recovery efforts to revitalize the economy following the coronavirus disease pandemic. The STDP2 will support the development of tourism in three aimags (provinces) of western Mongolian area of national priority for economic developmentfocused on inclusive benefits for communities, nature-based solutions to protect wilderness and heritage values, and post-COVID-19 recovery and resilience. The STDP2 is aligned with the following impact: sustainable tourism development in Mongolia improved and diversified. The expected outcome of the STDP2 is: sustainability and inclusiveness of tourism in western Mongolia increased. The STDP2 has four outputs: (i) inclusive planning and capacity for community-based tourism enhanced, (ii) enabling infrastructure constructed, (iii) sanitation and waste management improved, and (iv) management of cultural heritage sites and protected areas strengthened. The executing agency is the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, acting through the Department of Tourism Policy Coordination. The STDP2 is supported by a regular loan of $30.0 million from the Asian Development Bank's ordinary capital resources and a grant of $2.0 million from the Japan Fund for Prosperous and Resilient Asia and the Pacific.
ADB Team Leader:
Mark R. Bezuijen - Principal Environment Specialist, EAER, EARD
No contacts available at the time of disclosure.
Executing Agency - Ministry of Environment and Tourism:
Address: UTUG Building, Environmental Analysis and Research Center, Artsat 624, 4th District, Khan-Uul District, Ulaanbaatar City
Phone: +976 51-261966
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