Development Effectiveness Country Briefs

The Development Effectiveness Country Briefs present how ADB's operations help improve people's lives in developing member countries and the challenges ADB and the countries face in pursuing agreed development goals. They complement the annual Development Effectiveness Review in reporting on ADB's performance using the ADB Results Framework indicators. The Development Effectiveness Review reports on corporate performance while the briefs focus on country-level performance.

  • March 2011

    Azerbaijan: A Cradle of Humanity Embraces Modernity

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been a key partner in supporting the development agenda of Azerbaijan, as well as its economic growth and reform program. Azerbaijan has been a member of ADB since 1999 and in 2004, ADB opened a resident mission in the capital, Baku.
  • March 2011

    Kazakhstan: On the Path to Higher Levels of Development

    This country brief summarizes how the partnership of the Asian Development Bank and the Government of Kazakhstan has been instrumental to the development of the country.
  • February 2011

    Отчет об эффективности развития Узбекистан

    This country brief summarizes how the partnership of the Asian Development Bank and the Government of Uzbekistan has been instrumental to the development of the country.
  • February 2011

    Uzbekistan: A Partnership for Growth

    This country brief summarizes how the partnership of the Asian Development Bank and the Government of Uzbekistan has been instrumental to the development of the country.
  • January 2011

    Samoa: Building a More Resilient Economy

    'Rouena Mulipola, a seamstress who works from home is able to manage her electricity payments as a result of the Power Sector Expansion Project supported and funded by ADB.' Known as a reform-oriented country in the Pacific region, Samoa has achieved significant development gains through ADB support in education, infrastructure, and other public and private sectors. From 1966 through the end of 2009, Samoa received a total of $238 million from ADB in the form of loans, grants, and technical assistance.
  • November 2010

    Таджикистан: Прокладывая путь к развитию

    Таджикистан занимает 25 место среди крупнейших региональных акционеров АБР и 33 место среди крупнейших акционеров банка. Правительственным ведомством, ведающим делами АБР в Таджикистане, является Исполнительный аппарат Президента. Постоянное представительство АБР в Таджикистане было открыто в 2003г. Оно обеспечивает основную операционную связь между АБР и Правительством, частным сектором и гражданским обществом. Постоянное представительство участвует в политическом диалоге и выступает базой знаний по вопросам развития в Таджикистане.
  • November 2010

    Тоҷикистон: Ба сўи пешрафт роҳ мекушояд

    Тоҷикистон бузургтарин саҳмдор - кишвари 25-ум дар миёни кишварҳои узви минтақа ва 33-ум дар саросари дунё мебошад. Муассисаи давлатии Тоҷикистон, ки бо корҳои БОР машғул аст, Дастгоҳи иҷроии президент мебошад. Миссияи муқими Тоҷикистон соли 2003 ифтитоҳ шуд ва пайванди ибтидоии амалиётиро миёни БОР ва ҳукумат, бахши хусусӣ ва саҳомдорони ҷомеаи шаҳрвандӣ дар фаъолиятҳои он дастгирӣ мекунад. Миссияи маҳаллии Тоҷикистон машғули муколимаҳои сиёсӣ аст ва ҳамчун пойгоҳи донишу иттилоот барои пешбурди масъалаҳо дар Тоҷикистон амал мекунад.
  • November 2010

    Tajikistan: Rising Path to Progress

    'Like other farmers in the Sughd Region, Sohboi Dodoboev used to be so desperately short of water that his 75-hectare farm yielded only 25% of the normal crop quantity. The Agriculture Rehabilitation Project and floating pump stations today bring him all the water he needs and doubled income - enough to employ more poor farm workers.'
  • November 2010

    Mongolia: A Partnership Against Poverty

    ADB was one of the first international finance organizations to enter Mongolia when it embraced democracy in the early 1990s, and it is credited with being one of the pioneering development organizations that helped the country through this difficult transition. Today it is by far Mongolia's largest multilateral partner, with an ongoing loan and grant portfolio of more than $300 million. The recent country assistance program evaluation report on ADB's assistance in Mongolia rated the institution's work as successful.
  • November 2010

    Afghanistan: Modernizing Asia's Crossroads

    As Afghanistan's fourth-largest donor, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has helped stimulate the economy, drive through critical reforms, and repair the country's shattered infrastructure. ADB suspended operations in the country in 1989 because of civil war, but returned in late 2001 and has provided $2.1 billion in loans, grants, guarantees, and technical assistance. ADB has concentrated its loans and grants in energy, transport, irrigation, agriculture, governance, and finance. ADB has used private sector support to help invigorate banking and telecommunications.

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