Evaluation Resources

This special evaluation study assessed the ADB's Poverty Reduction Technical Assistance Trust Fund against their objectives; gauged the contributions and the links to the achievement of ADB's strategic objectives; looked for positive outcomes; evaluated performance with country case studies (in the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Nepal, and People's Republic of China); and drew lessons to make recommendations.

This special evaluation study examines how rural poor selected strategies to rise out of poverty, how various factors influenced their selection of the strategies, how sustainable the poverty exit was, and how effective poverty reduction interventions have been.