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  • May 2015

    Inspiring ADB's Future

    The Asia and Pacific region continues to grow economically, but also faces daunting challenges. Economic growth remains essential for poverty reduction in a region that is home to more than half of the world’s poor. Furthermore, there needs to be attention to growing inequalities, the reality of runaway climate change and weaknesses in governance—all three in turn threaten to block growth itself. Taken together, there needs to be greater emphasis on generating more productivity and impact, not just more investment and outputs.
  • May 2015

    Indonesia: Participatory Irrigation Sector Project

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This evaluation approach paper presents the proposed evaluation design for the Participatory Irrigation Sector Project (PISP). It contains background information of the country and project, evaluation objectives, methodology, process and timeframe.  
  • May 2015

    People’s Republic of China: Joint Project Performance Evaluation Report for the Sanjiang Plain Wetlands Protection Project

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This approach paper sets out the scope and approach of this evaluation, the requisite data sources, and the tentative resource and schedule requirements. The evaluation will be undertaken as a joint evaluation exercise with the Ministry of Finance of the People's Republic of China.
  • May 2015

    Indonesia: Country Partnership Strategy Final Review Validation

    This report validates the findings of the Indonesia country partnership strategy (CPS) final review. It assesses the quality of the self-evaluation and identifies lessons and recommendations to inform the new CPS.
  • April 2015

    Response to Nepal's Earthquake: Ten Lessons from Evaluations

    On April 25, Nepal was hit by the worst catastrophe in almost a century. A 7.9-magnitude earthquake, followed by a series of major aftershocks, reduced parts of the Kathmandu Valley to rubble. More than 5,000 people are known to have died in this catastrophe, and that number could rise significantly as the news about the devastation in the rural areas has just to come in. 
  • April 2015

    2014 Annual Portfolio Performance Report

    The annual portfolio performance report (APPR) is a Management report that details the state of the sovereign and nonsovereign portfolios of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). 
  • April 2015

    2015 Annual Evaluation Review

    This report examines ADB’s operational performance in 2014 and follow-up to evaluation recommendations. This report focuses on urban water supply and sanitation operations in a series of sustainability analysis.
  • March 2015

    Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS): Regional Communicable Diseases Control Project

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This project performance evaluation report aims to assess the performance of the first phase of Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) program of grants provided to Ministries of Health in Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Viet Nam.
  • March 2015

    Philippines: Acquisition and Rehabilitation of the Masinloc Coal-Fired Thermal Power Plant

    During the 1980s and early 1990s, the Philippines’ power sector suffered major electricity supply shortages. In response to the shortages, the National Power Corporation (i) invested substantially in costly fast-track diesel and oil-fired power plants, (ii) implemented new public sector generation projects including Masinloc, and (iii) completed 27 contracts for construction of independent power plants.
  • March 2015

    Best PCR and XARR Awards

    Good quality self-evaluations can be an important feedback mechanism for operational departments that helps strengthen ADB’s future projects and programs. In recognition, Independent Evaluation is awarding well-prepared project completion reports (PCRs) for sovereign projects and extended annual review reports (XARRs) for nonsovereign projects that were validated by Independent Evaluation in 2012-2013.