This report validates the findings of the Cambodia country partnership strategy (CPS) final review, assess the quality of the self-evaluation and identify lessons and recommendations to improve the design and implementation of the upcoming CPS while providing a basis to ensure accountability for future self-evaluations.
This country assistance program evaluation report provides the first assessment of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) strategies and programs in Tajikistan during August 1998–October 2013. Its primary objective is to improve the effectiveness of the development support ADB provides to the country. Taking into account the economic, political, and development context in which the program was formulated and implemented, the evaluation aimed to (i) independently assess the performance of ADB assistance to the country, (ii) identify factors affecting this performance, and (iii) draw lessons and make recommendations on operational improvements for consideration in ADB’s forthcoming country partnership strategy for Tajikistan.
This project performance evaluation report reviews the nonsovereign components of the project involving the provision of a partial credit guarantee to one financial institution to support its lending to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and a proposed equity investment in a credit information bureau. The rationale and objectives of both components were to improve the enabling environment for SMEs and their ability to access finance.
The 2014 Annual Evaluation Review assesses ADB’s operational performance in 2013, and the follow-up given to evaluation recommendations that Management agreed to. The report reviews recent evaluations and offers analysis, lessons and suggestions for operations and strategy development.
This brief looks at how ADB set and monitored its institutional priorities for promoting inclusive growth at the corporate level and through its country operations. It discusses lessons and recommendations to further increase inclusion.