The Loan Disbursement Handbook is a compilation of Asian Development Bank (ADB) disbursement policies, guidelines, procedures, and practices. The handbook will serve as a useful reference guide for developing member country borrowers and officials, project staff from executing agencies and project management units, as well as ADB staff in designing and operating an efficient disbursement operation that will support project implementation.
The four pillars of an efficient disbursement operation are:
A good understanding of ADB's disbursement policies, guidelines, procedures, and practices is instrumental for building these pillars.
The handbook applies to loan and grant investment projects funded by ADB, and provides a separate chapter for disbursement of policy-based loans and grants funded by ADB.