Evaluation for Better Results

This book marks 10 years of independent evaluation at the Asian Development Bank. It shares the journey to organizational and financial independence of evaluation and the transformation in evaluation approaches to effectively support accountability and learning. Read More

Evaluation Learning Event: Innovation and Learning in a Changing Asia

On 9-10 September 2014, Independent Evaluation at ADB hosted a learning event that explored the links between evaluation, learning, innovation and change, with a focus on governance, inequality, and environmental sustainability. Presentations, photo gallery, and intro videos now available. Read More

Thematic Evaluation Study of ADB Support for Enhancing Governance in its Public Sector Operations

Global indicators suggest weakness in several governance dimensions in Asia and the Pacific. How can ADB improve its support for enhancing governance in developing member countries? Read More

2014 Annual Evaluation Review

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. Read More


Evaluation is central to good corporate governance. To ensure that it invests responsibly, ADB continually reviews its operations to assess their effectiveness, learn from past experience, and improve the development of future policies, strategies, programs, and projects.

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