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  • November 2014

    Cambodia: Tonle Sap Sustainable Livelihoods Project

    The investment rationale of the Tonle Sap Sustainable Livelihoods Project was derived from an attempt to tackle poverty in the Tonle Sap region, where poverty rate is higher than the country as a whole and where rural livelihood assets were affected by worsening environmental trends around Tonle Sap. Natural capital, forests, fish, wildlife, and the entire biosphere, in fact, was under pressure due to the excessive and growing pressure of human exploitation.
  • November 2014

    India: Assam Governance and Public Resource Management Sector Development Program

    The government of Assam faced fiscal- and governance-related structural problems. Its fiscal position was weak due to stagnation in tax and nontax revenues and growing recurrent expenditures. Subsidies for loss-making public sector enterprises and increasing pension liabilities added to the fiscal strain. From the central government perspective, inadequate fiscal consolidation at state level was seen as having the potential to undermine the sustainability of recent economic performance and the delivery of promised economic prospects.
  • November 2014

    India: Karnataka Urban Development and Coastal Environmental Management Project

    Urban growth in coastal districts of Karnataka had far exceeded the capacity of existing infrastructure and services with resulting negative impacts on human welfare, economic growth, and the natural environment. In response to this, the project design focused on improving the living conditions in 10 urban centers located along the west coast of the state with a total population of about 1 million at the time of project preparation.
  • November 2014

    Tajikistan: Agriculture Rehabilitation Project

    This performance evaluation report assesses the performance and impact of the program and generates a series of findings, lessons and recommendations to contribute in the future ADB operations in the agriculture sector.
  • October 2014

    Georgia: Municipal Services Development Project– Phase 2

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved in 2008 a loan for a Phase I project to finance the rehabilitation of water supply and sewerage, development of solid waste management systems, rehabilitation of municipal roads, and improvement of municipal transport. However, several urgent urban transport subprojects were not included under PhaseI as the resources were committed to other priority subprojects and municipalities. Thus, Phase 2, which this validation is reviewing, was conceived to cover these subprojects.
  • October 2014

    Bangladesh: Second Participatory Livestock Development Project

    ADB has been involved in various livestock development projects in Bangladesh, such as the Participatory Livestock Development Project, in recognition of the role of the livestock sector in reducing poverty and the need to improve the capacity of Department of Livestock Services in the delivery of services. Building on the achievements of previous ADB projects, the Second Participatory Livestock Development Project was intended to broaden livestock development opportunities for the rural poor households. 
  • October 2014

    Viet Nam: Health Care in the Central Highlands Project

    This health care project in Viet Nam was to support the implementation of a new government initiative—the Prime Minister’s Decision 139 that aimed to establish the Health Care Fund for the Poor (HCFP). It emphasized the capacity development of the provincial health departments for planning, financing, and managing health services.
  • October 2014

    India: Rural Road Sector II Investment Program (Project 1)

    Validates the completion report’s assessment of the program, which aimed to improve connectivity of rural communities of India to markets, district headquarters, and other centers of economic activity via the road investment program. IED overall assessment: Successful.
  • October 2014

    Tajikistan: Regional Customs Modernization and Infrastructure Development Project

    Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project, which aimed to improve efficiency and transparency of customs service, and trade facilitation and promotion of regional customs cooperation in Tajikistan. IED overall assessment: Successful.
  • October 2014

    Sri Lanka: Tsunami-Affected Areas Rebuilding Project

    Validates the completion report’s assessment of the project, which aimed to restore basic social infrastructure, community services, and livelihood in the tsunami-affected areas of Sri Lanka. IED overall assessment: Successful.