Development Effectiveness Committee

The Development Effectiveness Committee (DEC) was established by ADB's Board of Directors in December 2000. DEC initiated its activities on behalf of the Board in 2001.

DEC's general mandate is to assist the Board in ensuring that ADB's programs and activities are achieving desired development objectives and making efficient use of ADB resources. DEC focuses its attention on ADB's operations evaluation programs and results.

DEC carries out these specific responsibilities on behalf of the Board:

  • reviews the annual work program of the Independent Evaluation Department (IED)
  • reviews selected IED evaluation reports and the actions taken by ADB on them
  • reports to the Board on high-priority operations evaluation issues, if any, that have a significant bearing on the relevance, efficiency, and effectiveness of ADB, and make recommendations on such issues to the Board
  • monitors and reports to the Board on the implementation of its decisions
  • reviews the annual programs for preparation of project completion reports and technical assistance completion reports
  • reviews the annual report on loan and technical assistance portfolio

Development Effectiveness Committee

  Name End of Term
Chair Zhongjing Wang 30 June 2015
Members Mario Sander 30 June 2015
Dominic Walton-France 30 June 2015
Hideo Fukushima 30 June 2015
Armand Evers 30 June 2015
Khin Khin Lwin 30 June 2015

As of 12 September 2014

Email the committee or call + 632 632 4923

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