This topical working paper will look into the sustainability of water and other urban infrastructure and services operations, in particular relevant operational issues, and relationships and tradeoffs between affordability and efficiency, affordability and environmental and financial sustainability. It will distill lessons from ADB and other development institutions with significant involvement in the water and other urban infrastructure and services operations. This topical working paper will feed into the 2015 Annual Evaluation Review.
This corporate evaluation study assesses the strategic relevance of technical assistance (TA) within ADB and how TA and the associated management processes within ADB can better contribute to development effectiveness. The evaluation also generates a series of findings and recommendations to guide ADB in its use of TA.
ONGOING EVALUATION. This thematic evaluation study aims to assess the progress made by ADB in promoting regional cooperation and integration and to provide lessons and recommendations for future ADB activities on this area, as well as to feed into future IED corporate evaluations (such as the thematic evaluation on the effectiveness of ADB’s partnerships). The final report is expected to be delivered in 2015.
This report assesses ADB support for enhancing governance and draw on lessons and evidence from the broader global experience. The evaluation provides guidance to strengthen the effectiveness of future work in this area. The findings will also feed into the midterm review of Asian Development Fund (ADF) XI, to take place in late 2014.