About the Independent Evaluation Department


An ADB that learns from its experience to improve development results and benefit the people of the Asia and Pacific region, particularly the poor.


To help ADB become a learning organization that continuously improves its development effectiveness and is accountable to its stakeholders.


To enhance the capacity of ADB and its developing member countries to reduce poverty.


  • Conduct and disseminate strategic evaluations (in consultation with stakeholders).
  • Harmonize performance indicators and evaluation methodologies.
  • Develop capacity in evaluation and evaluative thinking.