Supporting its developing member countries (DMCs) affected by fragility and conflict is a high priority for the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
This publication provides details on actions that ADB will take to improve the development impact of its support to DMCs that are experiencing fragility and the effects of conflict on either a national or subnational level. It aims to improve the development impact of ADB's support to the DMCs that are experiencing fragility and the effects of conflict.
The plan's overall goal is to achieve improved development progress and strengthened institutions in these DMCs. It builds on lessons learned by ADB while implementing its 2007 approach, including those cited by the 2010 special evaluation study, and incorporates good practices that have developed from its own work and that of other development partners. The plan also aligns ADB's fragile and conflict-affected situations (FCAS) road map with the evolving international paradigm.
The operational plan identifies a comprehensive set of actions to mainstream fragility- and conflict-sensitive approaches in ADB's country strategies and operations. This means that ADB will