Sharing Expertise, ADB and Civil Society Impact Report 2004

Institutional Document | February 2006

The Impact Report presents how ADB cooperated with NGOs, including civil society organizations (CSOs) in 2004. The paper provides details on civil society engagement in designing and implementing projects, formulating policy and strategy, building capacity, and holding regular dialogue with the ADB.

Nongovernment organizations (NGOs) have matured in the last two decades and thousands of them now professionally manage billions of dollars in developmental and humanitarian aid in Asia and the Pacific. By working toward greater collaboration with a range of NGOs and other civil society organizations (CSOs), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is sharpening its fight against poverty. In 2004, engagement went well beyond financial support: NGOs were involved in designing and implementing projects, formulating policy and strategy, and in building capacity. This report gives an overview of these activities, detailing ADB

Contents 

  • Overview
  • Getting the Messages Out
  • Boosting NGO Involvement in Policy Development
  • Making NGO Experience Count in Country and Regional Programming
  • Building Capacity for Cooperation and Expanding Knowledge
  • Talking it Over