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Results 1-10 of 146 for 2012
This Learning Curves discusses the evaluation of ADB’s support for achieving the MDGs. It assesses how Asia and the Pacific are advancing the MDGs, the effectiveness of ADB’s support to developing member countries for achieving them, and the emerging issues for a new development roadmap for the region. It also seeks to answer a question that will be crucial for that agenda: does setting goals make a difference to development results?
On 15 May 2013, the Director General, Independent Evaluation Department, received the following response from the Managing Director General on behalf of the Management on the Thematic Evaluation Study on ADB’s Support for Achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
ONGOING EVALUTION. The evaluation will examine ADB’s governance policies and plans and appraisal of its governance operations over the past decade. By evaluating ADB’s governance experience and drawing on lessons and evidence from the wider global experience, the evaluation will provide guidance to strengthen the effectiveness of ADB’s future work in this area. The evaluation findings will feed directly into the 2014 midterm review of Asian Development Fund XI.
This technical assistance performance evaluation report covers six facility-type technical assistance projects approved by ADB for the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The report is focused on the working this facility-type technical assistance approach, how it evolved, its present status, and the contributions of subprojects to the government’s policy reforms and capacity development efforts. The report identifies lessons and offers recommendations to ADB on whether and how to plan and manage similar modes of engagement with governments in upper- and middle-income countries that have relatively strong in-country capacities.
ONGOING EVALUATION. This country assistance program evaluation aims to provide an assessment and rating of the performance of ADB’s support to Pakistan and identify factors affecting such performance, and draw forward-looking lessons and make recommendations for the next country partnership strategy of Pakistan.
ONGOING EVALUATION. This evaluation will assess the performance of ADB’s decentralization measures for quality service delivery and development effectiveness of ADB’s operations in its developing member countries. The evaluation will provide policy recommendations on decentralization measures moving forward for the effective implementation of the corporate Strategy 2020.
A safe system approach to road safety offers a holistic view of road transport systems, and considers interactions between several elements. This paper offers lessons for improving road safety and shares good road safety practices by drawing on various publications.
ONGOING EVALUATION. The Independent Evaluation Department’s (IED) 2013 Annual Evaluation Review will assess the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) operational performance in 2012, and synthesize lessons on development effectiveness for ADB and member countries. The review will also provide an update on actions taken in relation to evaluation findings.
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international and national organizations.
On 15 January 2013, the Director General, Independent Evaluation department, received the following response from the Managing Director General on behalf of the Management on the Special Evaluation Study on Real-time Evaluation of the Multitranche Financing Facility.