Evaluation Resources

Results 11-20 of 209 for Agriculture and natural resources

This performance evaluation report assesses the performance and impact of the project and generates a series of findings, lessons and recommendations to contribute in the future design and implementation of similar ADB projects. 

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project which aims to promote production and marketing of high-value crops and to build capacity and partnerships among NGO and the public sector to provide training and credit for small-scale farmers in Bangladesh. IED overall assessment: Successful

This paper examines the causes and consequences of the recent escalation and volatility of world food prices, and the implications for Asia and for the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It warns that if the problems of agricultural productivity are not addressed, it is quite possible that food security will be a recurrent world and regional concern in the coming decades, potentially jeopardizing Asia’s economic growth.

This Learning Lessons focuses on crucial lessons for effective value chains based on ADB’s support and experience in this area.

On 4 February 2013, the Director General, Independent Evaluation received the following response from the Managing Director General on behalf of the Management.

This Learning Curves summarizes the impact evaluation study which quantifies the economic and noneconomic impacts of shallow tubewell irrigation in Nepal. It reviews the environmental impacts on project’s beneficiaries, analyzes effectiveness and sustainability of water user groups, and generates findings, lessons and recommendations.

This impact evaluation study quantifies the economic and noneconomic impacts of shallow tubewell irrigation in Nepal. It reviews the environmental impacts on project’s beneficiaries, analyzes effectiveness and sustainability of water user groups, and generates findings, lessons and recommendations. 

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project, which aimed to protect and improve the standard of living of rural people at risk because of sugar sector restructuring by increasing sustainable livelihoods, on- and off-farm. IED overall assessment: Unsuccessful

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project, which was envisioned to directly benefit about 204,900 households in West Henan by increasing the incomes of predominantly poor farmers through job creation in pig breeding and water supply. IED overall assessment: Successful

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project, which aimed to sustain and improve agricultural practices through better natural resources management, enhance community infrastructure, and improve rural livelihood opportunities and alternatives. IED overall assessment: Successful