Sharing Expertise, ADB and Civil Society Impact Report 2004

Institutional Document | February 2006

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


  • 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