Work Program and Budget Framework (2013–2015)

Date: October 2012
Type: Policies, Strategies, and Plans
ADB administration and governance
Series: Work Program and Budget Framework


The Work Program and Budget Framework, 2013–2015 (WPBF) presents a 3-year rolling operational plan to achieve the strategic objectives of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), as set out in Strategy 2020.This WPBF recognizes the successful replenishment of the Asian Development Fund (ADF XI) as well as the concerned efforts made under the 3-year transformation exercise during 2010–2012 which has helped address human and budgetary resource gaps in delivering key results and outputs. It reaffirms ADB’s intention to remain a responsive and reliable development partner to its developing member countries (DMCs) and to continue to facilitate their economic development in a challenging global economic environment.


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Setting the Scene
  • Operational Highlights for 2013-2015
  • Strengthening Portfolio Performance
  • Overall Resource Parameters
  • Asian Development Bank Human Resources and Administrative Budget Requirement
  • Appendixes