Evaluation Resources

Results 1-10 of 209 for Agriculture and natural resources

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project, which aimed to improve agricultural production and wage-earning opportunities in selected project areas in Lao People’s Democratic Republic. IED overall assessment: Successful

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project, which aimed to induce economic growth, promote food security, and reduce poverty through increased agricultural production in the project areas in Lao People’s Democratic Republic. IED overall assessment: Successful

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project, which aimed to increase on-farm productivity, profitability and incomes of farmers in Chui Oblast in Kyrgyz Republic. IED overall assessment: Successful

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project, which aimed to increase the productivity and incomes of rural communities and improve access to rural potable water supply systems. IED overall assessment: Less than successful

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project, which aimed at enhanced access to land, water, markets, services, agricultural inputs, technologies, and jobs for people living in barani or rural areas outside Pakistan's extensive irrigation system. IED overall assessment: Successful

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project, which aimed at sustainable management of market-driven inland fisheries and aquaculture by 2010. IED overall assessment: Successful

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project, which aimed to increase innovations in agricultural production, marketing, and agribusiness by poor farmers. IED overall assessment: Successful

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project which aims to increase agricultural production and crop diversification through user participation in irrigation improvement and management in the Philippines. IED overall assessment: Less than successful

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the program and project which aims to address the low productivity and limited marketing channels—by way of a policy loan for deepening and refining the policy and legal framework for agriculture, and an investment loan providing support services for production and marketing, as well as credit. IED overall assessment: Less than successful

This Topical Report is based on Food Security Challenges in Asia, a study by Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It looks at the causes and consequences of the recent escalation and volatility of world food prices, and the implications for Asia and for 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.