Safeguards Operational Review: ADB Processes, Portfolio, Country Systems, and Financial Intermediaries

Examines ADB’s approach to support the strengthening and effective application of country safeguard systems, and the degree and effectiveness of the implementation of safeguard requirements for financial intermediary projects. Read More

Corporate Evaluation Study: Role of Technical Assistance in ADB Operations

Assesses the strategic relevance of technical assistance (TA) within ADB and how TA and its associated management processes ADB can better contribute to development effectiveness. Read More

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


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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