Evaluation Resources

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: Successful

Validates the completion report’s assessment of the program which was designed to assist the Government of Viet Nam in addressing key agriculture constraints related to productivity, profitability, and competitiveness with emphasis on small farmers and small and medium-sized enterprises. IED overall assessment: Successful

This project performance evaluation report assesses the Project aimed at improving basic rural infrastructure to increase agricultural and off-farm production, raise personal incomes, facilitate access to markets and basic services, and reduce poverty.

Validates the completion report's assessment of the project aimed at increasing farm income and raising the value of agricultural production of tea and fruit in selected provinces in Viet Nam. IED overall assessment: Successful

Validates the completion report's assessment of the project designed to rehabilitate degraded forests and barren lands and to improve management of watersheds in Viet Nam. IED overall assessment: Successful.

This special evaluation study reviews ADB assistance portfolio of rural road associated projects from 1996 to 2007; differentiates inclusive growth and inclusive development through a literature review; and presents case studies.

Successful Projects in the Agriculture and Natural Resources Sector 2002-2004 is a condensed reference on "successful" ADB projects on the agriculture and natural resources sector as evaluated by the Independent Evaluation Department.

These case studies focused on the use of geographic and household targeting to channel funds to poor regions or deliver benefits to poor households. However, extending its use to investments projects aimed at poverty reduction does not seem appropriate because interventions need to be tailor-made based on a thorough understanding of the primary causes of poverty in the particular project areas.

This special evaluation study assesses the extent to which the ADB fisheries policy (1997) guides and influences the design and implementation of ADB-assisted projects and technical assistance grants.

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.