The Asian Development Bank’s interim strategy for Mongolia now includes agriculture, natural resources and rural development. Photo by: ADB / CC BY-NC-ND

As an amendment to its 2012–2016 strategy for Mongolia, the Asian Development Bank has released an interim country partnership strategy in response to the government’s newly identified priorities.

Mongolia exhibits a number of positive social development indicators: high literacy rate, controlled levels of maternal and child mortality, and modest incidences of HIV and AIDS. But while the country is likely to achieve its Millennium Development Goals for the education and health sectors, reducing poverty and malnutrition rates, as well as ensuring environmental protection remain problematic.

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