31243-012: Integrated Development of Basic Urban Services in Secondary Towns

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Details

Description

The TA will prepare a financially and economically viable investment project that will improve basic urban services in eight secondary towns in line with the Poverty Partnership Agreement. The TA will (i) examine the roles and functions of secondary towns in the eastern and central provinces and the Government of Mongolia's development plans, and select the secondary towns where urban service improvements can be made to maximize the economic benefits of the ensuing investment; (ii) prepare a feasibility study of an investment project for improving basic infrastructure urban services and enhancing regional service functions of selected provincial towns, and (iii) propose policy reforms at the national level to improve sector performance. The TA will also assess the needs of institutional gaps in urban land use planning and management of infrastructure services under market economy.

Description

The TA will prepare a financially and economically viable investment project that will improve basic urban services in eight secondary towns in line with the Poverty Partnership Agreement. The TA will (i) examine the roles and functions of secondary towns in the eastern and central provinces and the Government of Mongolia's development plans, and select the secondary towns where urban service improvements can be made to maximize the economic benefits of the ensuing investment; (ii) prepare a feasibility study of an investment project for improving basic infrastructure urban services and enhancing regional service functions of selected provincial towns, and (iii) propose policy reforms at the national level to improve sector performance. The TA will also assess the needs of institutional gaps in urban land use planning and management of infrastructure services under market economy.

Safeguard Categories

Environment: B
Involuntary Resettlement:
Indigenous Peoples:

 

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