Evaluation Paper on Operations in Conflict-Affected North and East in Sri Lanka

Evaluation Document | 1 August 2007
This report examines the operating context and strategies of ADB assistance to conflict-affected North and East Sri Lanka. It provides considerations for rethinking future ADB assistance to conflict-affected areas, taking into account requisites for feasible project implementation.

This report examines the operating context and strategies of ADB assistance to conflict-affected North and East Sri Lanka. ADB's strategies and assistance are analyzed through several dimensions:

  • evolution of policy on conflict-related assistance,
  • evolution of ADB country strategy related to the North and East,
  • relevance to evolving challenges and opportunities,
  • responsiveness to needs,
  • alignment with national priorities and policies,
  • harmonization with development partners,
  • conflict sensitivity and conflict effects, and
  • effectiveness and sustainability. It provides considerations for rethinking future ADB assistance to conflict-affected areas, taking into account requisites for feasible project implementation.

Contents 

  • Scope and Purpose
  • Conflict Profile
  • Economic, Humanitarian, and Other Effects of the Conflict
  • Asian Development Bank's Strategies and Assistance for the North and East
  • Possible Options for ADB Operations
  • Long Term Contextual Factors to Consider