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ONGOING EVALUATION. An operational review in phase 1 of this evaluation will examine the effectiveness of ADB’s approach to support the strengthening and effective application of country safeguard systems by its developing member countries, and the degree and effectiveness of the implementation of safeguard requirements for financial intermediary projects.
ONGOING EVALUATION. This thematic evaluation study will assess the strategic relevance of technical assistance within ADB and look at how technical assistance can better contribute to development effectiveness. The study aims to generate findings and recommendations to guide ADB in its future use of technical assistance.
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 evaluation study assesses the alignment of ADB’s corporate strategies to the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) and considers whether setting global targets made a difference to the development results in the region’s developing countries. The study looks at emerging issues for the new development agenda post-2015 to feed into ADB’s contribution to that agenda. It covers ADB’s portfolio from 2002 to 2011.
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.
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.
ONGOING EVALUATION. This thematic evaluation aims to shed light on the challenges and opportunities in promoting inclusive growth by examining ADB’s support to developing member countries in this area. It explores the relevance and responsiveness of ADB’s efforts to encourage inclusive growth and draws lessons for policymaking. The study also needs to look at the issues underpinning inclusive growth, and methods of monitoring and measuring its progress.
This document summarizes the discussion of the Development Effectiveness Committee of the ADB Board of Directors held on 7 December 2012. This meeting discussed the Special Evaluation Study on Knowledge Products and Services: Building a Stronger Knowledge Institution