Development Effectiveness and Results

In the Spotlight

  • Development Effectiveness Review 2015 Report

    The Development Effectiveness Review Report tracks development progress in Asia and the Pacific and monitors ADB's effectiveness. Overall, ADB delivered their targeted results for 13 of the 17 indicators in 2015.

  • Together We Deliver 2015: Partnerships against Poverty

    Strong partnerships create better development outcomes. Fourteen stories from across Asia and the Pacific demonstrate how the hard work of ADB’s developing member countries in partnership with ADB project teams and other partners continues to change people’s lives.

  • Sri Lanka: Development Effectiveness Brief

    Sri Lanka has moved beyond being a place to find low-cost labor to manufacturing goods for export. ADB continues to support Sri Lanka in private sector development, knowledge solutions, and development of advanced infrastructure.

  • What’s next for the GPEDC in the post-2015 world?

    The second high-level meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) will take place in Kenya in 2016. In the run-up to the event, the GPEDC will need to consider some difficult questions on what to focus on for the post-2015 world, writes ADB's Manju Senapaty in a blog entry.

Providing the right development aid is not only about the size of the loan or the number of roads or schools built. It is about knowing the loan is improving people’s lives in a sustainable way.

It is about ensuring that the school educates children with skills to support a country’s economic future, or that when a new highway is built, it not only spurs growth and fosters trade but also brings tangible benefits to surrounding communities.

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Fast Facts

67%2011-2013total completed ADB operations rated both successful and likely sustainable
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82%2013share of ADB operations that achieved intended outcomes, exceeding the 80% target
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