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This special evaluation study aims to identify how private equity funds operations could contribute better to private sector development, focusing on investments administered by the Private Sector Operations Department in ADB's developing member countries. The evaluation covers from the commencement of ADB's PEF operations in 1983 to 31 December 2007.
This special evaluation study examined the strategic management of technical assistance (TA) at the corporate, country, and sector levels; country level factors affecting performance and corporate level factors influencing TA results.
This special evaluation study evaluates ADB's 1998 policy on Indigenous Peoples, and case studies were undertaken of ongoing and completed projects with Indigenous Peoples Development Plans.
This study evaluates ADB's 1995 policy on involuntary resettlement. Sixteen case studies of projects with involuntary resettlement were done in the People's Republic of China, India, and the Philippines, aided by small surveys of affected persons.
This special evaluation study aims to provide an independent assessment of the effectiveness of ADB's environmental safeguards.
This special evaluation study (SES) assesses ADB's cooperation with CSOs, derives lessons, and collates good practices of country CSOs’ involvement in ADB operations.
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.
This special evaluation study provides feedback on the performance of the bottom-up, participatory approaches, including an assessment of initial results and effectiveness in overcoming the conventional problems.
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 study seeks examines the reasons for establishing the ADF, the objectives, policies, and strategies governing the use of the ADF, the performance of projects funded under the ADF and the implications for ADB's current strategic direction and operations.