Evaluation Resources

Results 41-50 of 60 for 2004

This special evaluation study aimed to determine the major causes of cost underruns and overruns of ADB projects, assess the contribution of each major factor to cost variations and recommend ways to improve the reliability of cost estimates.

This technical assistance (TA) performance audit report concentrates on six TAs in improving fiscal management and tax administration in India from 1996 to 2003.

On 29 July 2004, the Director General of the Operations Evaluation Department of the Asian Development Bank received this response from the Managing Director General on behalf of Management on the Annual Report on Loan and Technical Assistance Portfolio Performance For the Period Ending 31 December 2003.

On 23 July 2004, the Director General of the Operations Evaluation Department of the Asian Development Bank received this response from the Managing Director General on behalf of Management on the Project Performance Audit Report on Seventh Power Project in Nepal.

This case study investigates the countrywide significance of freshwater aquaculture, social dimensions of rural poverty among farmers, major aquaculture systems, fish markets, employment in aquaculture, and ADB's support to aquaculture development.

This case study outlines a project-part of a larger project financed by ADB to improve livelihoods in the District-that brought freshwater aquaculture to the poor in an irrigation area. The aim was to capitalize on a low-cost technology based on carp polyculture.

This case study investigates common livelihood conditions of inland freshwater fish farmers in Bangladesh. It describes the pond operations and management, which are semi-intensive in nature, the village nurseries that supply most of the seed, the amounts of organic and inorganic fertilizer used, harvest frequency, yields, and markets.

This case study investigates tilapia markets, prices, marketing channels, access to inputs (fish seed, feed, fertilizers, land, and water), support services, and relevant lessons in freshwater aquaculture Central Luzon.

This case study illustrates biophysical and socioeconomic characteristics of Central Luzon as main producer of tilapia in the country, followed by accounts of technology and management for farming tilapia, profiles of fish farmers, markets, institutions, support services, policy and legal instruments, natural resources management, and environmental issues.

This case study focuses on the technology and management used for tilapia cage farming and nursery operations, profiles of fish farmers and other beneficiaries, and relevant processes pertinent to markets, labor, institutions, support services, policy, legal instruments, natural resources management, and environmental issues pertinent to the lake.