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Erdene Resource Development



Project number:


Business sector:

Natural resources

Notice type:


ESIA disclosed:

12 Jun 2020



Approval date:

11 Jun 2019

Project description

The Bank has an equity holding in ERD, who are currently planning the development of the Bayan Khundii gold mine deposit in south western Mongolia.  As part of the ESAP agreed with the client at the time of the Bank’s investment, ERD agreed to develop an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment to the Bank’s standards, and disclose such for 60 days prior to review by the Bank’s Board.

ESIA disclosure package

1. Non-Technical Summary
2. Environmental and Social Action Plan
3. ESIA Report
4. Environmental and Social Management Plans
5. ESIA appendices

Download English packge in Zip format

Download Mongolian package in Zip format

ESAP: English | Mongolian

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally in commercial and governors  offices, in the following towns and villages:

  • Erdene Office in Ulaanbaatar;
  • Erdene Field Office;
  • Bayankhongor aimag centre
  • Shinejist and Bayan Undur soum centres
  • Urtiin gol and Idren bagh centres

Full ESIA documentation is also available for viewing at:

  • EBRD Resident Office in Ulaanbaatar
  • 3rd Floor, MCS Plaza, Seoul Street


Environmental or social enquiries

Contact person: Jon Lyons
By phone:  +976 11 319758
In writing: Monrud LLC Building, 2nd Floor, United Nations St, Chingeltei, Ulaanbaatar
By email: 


This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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