Evaluation Resources

This edition of Learning Lessons focuses on the recommendations from Independent Evaluation’s study Inclusion, Resilience, Change ADB’s Strategy 2020 at Mid-Term for ADB to increase its impact. Broadly, the report found that ADB’s strategic agenda remains relevant, but the institution needs to adapt its business model—and most importantly harness its financial and human resources and partnerships—to better deliver on that agenda.

This edition of Learning Lessons reviews and analyzes lessons drawn from evaluation of Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) support to the education sector over the last 10 years.

This brief discusses the potential risks to Asia from a crisis in Europe, and provides lessons from evaluations of crisis response support prepared by ADB and other international financial institutions.

This edition of Learning Lessons discusses evaluative evidence that points to the vital role links play in the patterns of development. These involve projects and programs in different areas, at different times, and the work of different players. Development processes will benefit if these critical but often overlooked links are better connected.

How can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture? This edition of Learning Lessons provides some lessons from evaluations of ADB-supported irrigation and drainage projects.

drainage projects, with a focus on participatory irrigation management.

This Japanese translation of Learning Lessons highlights the key lessons and issues in mainstreaming the Managing for Development Results Agenda within ADB, and make recommendations for ensuring better development effectiveness of operations in the future.

This edition of Learning Lessons highlights the key lessons and issues in mainstreaming the Managing for Development Results Agenda within ADB, and make recommendations for ensuring better development effectiveness of operations in the future.

This edition of Learning Lessons illustrates how lessons from evaluation can augment ongoing efforts for mitigating risks (inclusive of governance and non-governance risks) and enhance the development effectiveness of ADB assistance in the electricity sector.

This synthesis focuses on lessons from successful engagement of civil society organizations (CSOs) in ADB-financed operations.
 

This synthesis provides key lessons on the importance of communication in facilitating development work, as reflected in the applications of participatory approaches in project preparation, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in ADB operations.