Increasing the Impact of the Asian Development Bank's Technical Assistance Program

Institutional Document | May 2008

The objective of this paper is to increase the development effectiveness of ADB technical assistance operations.

The objective of this paper is to increase the development effectiveness of ADB technical assistance operations. The desired outcome is for ADB to provide high-quality TA that has tangible development impact through (i) synergy between ADB lending and nonlending products at country and regional levels; and (ii) stronger developing member country involvement and ownership at all levels, and greater use of national systems. 

Contents 

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Role of Technical Assistance in ADB's Business Model
  • Improving Technical Assistance Management
  • Improving Technical Assistance Reform
  • Conclusion and Recommendations
  • Appendixes