Evaluation Resources

Results 1-10 of 110 for Special Evaluation Studies

This corporate evaluation study assesses the strategic relevance of technical assistance (TA) within ADB and how TA and the associated management processes within ADB can better contribute to development effectiveness. The evaluation also generates a series of findings and recommendations to guide ADB in its use of TA. 

ONGOING EVALUATION. This thematic evaluation study aims to assess the progress made by ADB in promoting regional cooperation and integration and to provide lessons and recommendations for future ADB activities on this area, as well as to feed into future IED corporate evaluations (such as the thematic evaluation on the effectiveness of ADB’s partnerships). The final report is expected to be delivered in 2015. 

This report assesses ADB support for enhancing governance and draw on lessons and evidence from the broader global experience. The evaluation provides guidance to strengthen the effectiveness of future work in this area. The findings will also feed into the midterm review of Asian Development Fund (ADF) XI, to take place in late 2014.

This independent evaluation examines how ADB can position itself to improve access to climate finance, develop capacity in developing countries to attract and utilize climate finance, and scale up and mainstream support for climate change responses. The report provides insights into how ADB’s various initiatives have progressed, from the perspective of enhancing its ability to access and leverage climate finance. 

This study assesses ADB’s operations in promoting inclusive growth during 2000–2012. This is a timely exercise as it comes at the halfway mark of Strategy 2020’s term. The study looks at how ADB set and monitored its institutional priorities for promoting inclusive growth at the corporate level and through its country operations. 

The midterm review of Strategy 2020 provides the Asian Development Bank (ADB) a precious opportunity to draw on its vast experience over the first 5 years of the strategy’s implementation. This evaluation report views the three strategic agendas of inclusive growth, environmental sustainability, and regional integration set out in 2008 as being highly relevant for the second half of Strategy 2020. The thrust of this evaluation is to press on actions and results on the ground—with determination and a reinvigorated sense of urgency—that will make the pursuit of the threefold agenda much more effective going forward.

This thematic evaluation study seeks to understand how ADB has been contributing towards private sector development by improving the enabling environment for private sector businesses to identify ways of enhancing such efforts in line with Strategy 2020 objectives.

This evaluation focuses on the performance of ADB’s decentralization for quality service delivery and development effectiveness and provides policy recommendations.

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.

This evaluation examines the costs and benefits associated with the multitranche financing facility modality, by considering efficiency gains or cost reductions as well as gains in development effectiveness. The evaluation reviews whether lessons or initial outcomes before it was mainstreamed led to any changes in policy for the facility or operating requirements to improve its effectiveness. The study also provides insights into the future design of multitranche financing facility interventions.

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