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The joint country strategy initiative originated in 2004 when the four largest donors in Bangladesh—Asian Development Bank (ADB), Department for International Development (DFID), Japan, and the World Bank—agreed to synchronize the timing of their individual country assistance strategies.
This issue of the Learning Curves summarizes the evaluation study on ADB's approaches to partnering and harmonization in the context of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness.
This issue of the Learning Curves summarizes the special evaluation study on the Effect on Microfinance Operations on Poor Rural Households and the Status of Women to determine how effective its projects had been in reducing rural poverty and improving the status of women.
This issue of the Learning Curves summarizes the evaluation on small-scale freshwater rural aquaculture development to identify and assess the major channels of effects for livelihoods and poverty reduction of small-scale freshwater rural aquaculture.
This special evaluation study reviewed and analyzed current and future nutrition and food fortification related issues and explores the strengths and weaknesses of regional technical assistance as a modality in addressing nutrition issues and initiativ...
This special evaluation study looks at small-scale aquaculture from the viewpoint of poverty reduction and identify the main factors that enable fish farming to generate livelihoods and reduce poverty.
This special evaluation study assesses the impact of ADB's poverty reduction measures, and how effectively poverty reduction objectives were incorporated into project design.
This study looks at how well did ADB incorporate poverty reduction issues into its country operational strategies and projects and how well are the monitoring and evaluation systems of ADB-financed projects.
This report evaluates the performance of the Pabna Irrigation and Rural Development Project aimed at increasing agricultural production and improving farm income, employment and living standards of farm families in Bangladesh.
This report evaluates the performance of the Northwest Rural Development Project designed to address rural poverty in the districts of Kushtia, Pabna and Rajshahi by increasing agricultural production and employment opportunities in Bangladesh.