Annual Report on 2008 Portfolio Performance

Date: July 2009
Type: Statutory Reports and Official Records
ADB administration and governance; Evaluation
Series: Annual Report on Portfolio Performance


This is the eighth annual report on the Asian Development Bank's (ADB) portfolio performance (Annual Report on 2008 Portfolio Performance [2008 ARPP]) prepared by the Independent Evaluation Department (IED) to (i) review the progress in 2008; (ii) determine medium- to long-term trends; and (iii) evaluate issues related to the performance of ADB’s portfolio covering sovereign loans, grants, technical assistance (TA), and nonsovereign operations. The report notes the progress made in 2008, and draws lessons for further improvements in portfolio performance.


  • Executive Summary 
  • Introduction 
  • Sovereign Loan Portfolio 
  • Technical Assistance Operations 
  • Grant Operations 
  • Nonsovereign Operations 
  • Special Studies 
  • Conclusions and Recommendations 
  • Appendixes 
  • Management Response 
  • DEC Chair's Summary