Evaluation Resources

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.

This special evaluation study aims to provide a systematic and rigorous assessment of economic and sector work efforts within ADB.

This study assesses the extent to which participatory development processes enhanced the effectiveness and sustainability of ADB's projects and recommend appropriate participatory development methodology and institutional changes.

This special evaluation study was designed to analyze which aspects of the public expenditure management cycle ADB's technical assistance addresses and which approaches it uses for building capacities.

This special evaluation study reviews the effectiveness of involving NGOs/CBOs in ADB lending and technical assistance operations and determine whether such involvement helps address issues and priorities of ADB's development agenda more effectively.

This special evaluation study assesses the design, implementation experience, and operational performance of ADB’s institutional strengthening programs in Kazakhastan and the Kyrgyz Republic, and their contribution to capacity building.

This study reviews the effectiveness of ADB's midterm review (MTR) process and identify broad lessons and recommend implementable steps and action plans to be taken by the ADB and DMCs toward improving the effectiveness of the MTR process.