Ulaanbaatar Green Affordable Housing and Resilient Urban Renewal Project (GCF-FP077)

Countries
  • Mongolia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Ulaanbaatar city
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Financial Institutions
  • Green Climate Fund (GCF)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Jun 20, 2018
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Borrower
Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia
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Sectors
  • Climate and Environment
  • Infrastructure
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Investment Type(s)
Grant, Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 145.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 95.00 million
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Grant Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 544.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ GCF website

Updated in EWS Jul 29, 2020


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Project Description

According to GCF website, The objectives of the project are to (i) improve the climate resilience of Ulaanbaatar city and the adaptability of Mongolia to climate change; and (ii) reduce greenhouse gas emission and pollution, and improve the livability in Ulaanbaatar city, by transforming the highly climate-vulnerable and high polluting peri-urban areas of Ulaanbaatar (ger areas) into eco-districts characterized as low-carbon, climate resilient, and affordable.

Investment Description
  • Green Climate Fund (GCF)

Co-financing:

Asian Development Bank (Loan) US$ 80 million

DBM/Commercial Banks (Loan) US$ 111.4 million

Developers (Equity) US$  103.7 million

Beneficiaries (Equity) US$ 63.9 million

Municipality of Ulaanbaatar (Equity) US$ 35.0 million

HLT Fund (Grant) US$ 5 million

Contact Information

Arnaud Heckmann

Senior Urban Development Specialist East-Asia Urban and Social Sectors Division

aheckmann@adb.org

Address: Asian Development Bank, Mongolia Resident Mission

ICC Tower, 17th and 18th floor Jamyan Gun Street-9 Ulaanbaatar Mongolia

 

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