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Validates the completion report's assessment of the project aimed to promote sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction by providing economic railway transportation in the less developed areas of southern Jiangxi and western Fujian provinces in the People's Republic of China. IED overall assessment: Successful.
This issue of the Learning Curves summarizes the evaluation of ADB's Poverty Reduction Trust Funds which are assessed in terms of its objectives, contributions and links to the achievement of ADB's strategic objectives.
The case studies presented in this report were conducted in preparation of the special evaluation study (SES) of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) 1995 Policy on Involuntary Resettlement (IR). This SES was conducted by the Operations Evaluation Department (OED) upon the request of the Development Effectiveness Committee (DEC) of ADB’s Board of Directors.
This study looks back at the main achievements, issues, and challenges faced by the People’s Republic of China road subsector during the study period from 1997 to 2005.
The evaluation of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) road and railway projects in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) took into account changes in ADB’s role and objectives. Growth was the overarching goal of ADB interventions prior to the country operational strategy (COS), 1997–2003.
This study reviews evidence from project implementation, completion, and post-evaluation reports on the performance of the link- and local-roads components attached to Asian Development Bank (ADB) road and railway projects in the People’s Republic of China (PRC).
Sixteen projects in four countries (India, People's Republic of China, Philippines, and Viet Nam) were selected as case studies to assess the performance of the environmental safeguard system in practice.
This issue of the Learning Curves summarizes the evaluation study on the effectiveness of poverty targeting to provide insights into factors determining the effectiveness of poverty reduction interventions.
This special evaluation study analyzes completed projects and technical assistance grants, reviews whether the urban sector strategy targets are being addressed, and assesses ongoing urban 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.