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  • October 2015

    India: Western Transport Corridor Project

    India’s long-standing problems in the highway sector included lack of funding, weak capability to implement projects, poor policy coordination, and delays in decision making. The government took actions to fill up the financing gap, such as increasing the funds for highway development and facilitating private sector participation.
  • October 2015

    Indonesia: Capital Market Development Program Cluster

    The program was formulated as two single-tranche subprograms anchored on the government’s medium-term reform agenda and its financial sector reform programs. The program’s goal was to promote the financial sector’s diversification and resilience. Subprogram 1 undertook reforms to strengthen transparency and information disclosure essential to build confidence in capital markets and institutions, facilitate regulatory oversight, and in turn, to promote price discovery and market liquidity.
  • October 2015

    Pakistan: Punjab Millennium Development Goals Program

    In December 2008, ADB approved the Government of Pakistan’s request for support to attain Punjab’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), especially MDGs 4 and 5 relating to children and women’s health. The expected outcome of the program was to improve access to quality health services and make them more equitable. The program was designed as a cluster of three subprograms. Subprogram 1 was approved in December 2008 for a single tranche loan of $100 million.
  • October 2015

    Thematic Evaluation Study on ADB’s Efforts on Regional Cooperation and Integration

    The rapid growth in much of developing Asia has reduced income poverty and moved many countries to middle-income status. To continue advancing, however, the region must tackle the increasingly complex challenges of, among others, slowing economic growth, rising inequality, runaway climate change, and weak governance.
  • October 2015

    Viet Nam: Upper Secondary and Professional Teacher Development Project

    The government was faced with the challenge of increasing the number of qualified teachers and improving teacher-training quality and methods in teacher-training institutes, which would improve upper secondary and professional secondary teaching. In 2005, the government requested the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support the improvement of teacher education in the teacher-training institutes. The Upper Secondary and Professional Teacher Development Project was designed with this purpose in mind.
  • October 2015

    Kyrgyz Republic: Investment Climate Improvement Program

    The Investment Climate Improvement Program was formulated to help create the conditions for sustainable economic growth and employment-generating investments. Three single-tranche subprograms comprised the program, which included policy reforms on business regulation, access to finance, enhancing workers’ skills, and public–private partnerships. These reforms were expected to improve the business environment and investment climate.
  • October 2015

    Tuvalu: Strengthened Public Financial Management Program

    On 22 November 2012, ADB approved a $2.35 million grant for a stand-alone policy-based program, the Strengthened Public Financial Management Program. The program supported a subset of the government’s policy reform matrix actions. The government had met conditions of the policy reform matrix upfront before the Strengthened Financial Management Program was approved. Since 2012, ADB had been supporting the program and was coordinating with other development partners.
  • October 2015

    Indonesia: Power Transmission Improvement Sector Project

    In the energy sector, the strategies of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) were to make more energy available in a least-cost and environment-friendly manner and improve access to it for all, particularly the poor. ADB’s Country Assistance Plan 2001–2003 for Indonesia outlined support in the electricity subsector, particularly in Java-Bali and the outer islands.
  • October 2015

    Country Assistance Program Evaluation for Sri Lanka

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This paper sets out an approach for an independent evaluation of ADB support for Sri Lanka. The main purpose of the evaluation is to inform the preparation and design of the new country partnership strategy (CPS) that will guide ADB Sri Lanka operations from 2017 to 2021. The evaluation will review performance against ADB strategic development objectives, analyze project performance and pipelines, draw forward looking lessons, and make recommendations to help improve ADB operational performance.
  • October 2015

    Sri Lanka: Distance Education Modernization Project

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This project performance evaluation report will assess the performance of Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) loan provided to the Ministry of Population Development and Implementation in Sri Lanka to increase educational opportunities throughout Sri Lanka for secondary school graduates who cannot enter conventional universities due to limited capacity. Findings and lessons drawn from this evaluation will feed into the 2016 country assistance program evaluation for Sri Lanka.