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  • April 2016

    Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Validation of Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2012–2016

    This report validates the country partnership strategy final review (CPSFR) for Lao People's Democratic Republic country partnership strategy for 2012–2016. This report assesses the quality of the self-evaluation and identifies lessons and recommendations to inform the new CPS. The CPSFR and this validation will contribute to the development of ADB's next country partnership strategy (CPS) for Lao PDR for 2017–2021.
  • April 2016

    Country Assistance Program Evaluation for India

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This paper sets out an approach for an independent evaluation of ADB support for India. The evaluation will provide an independent assessment and rating of the performance of ADB’s country programs and identify factors affecting performance, and draw forward-looking lessons and make recommendations for the next country partnership strategy for India. 
  • April 2016

    ADB’s Engagement with Middle-Income Countries

    ONGOING. The evaluation of Asian Development Bank’s (ADB’s) engagement with middle-income countries (MICs) is set against the backdrop that since 2006, the number of countries in the middle-income category in the Asia and Pacific region has increased from 24 to 36, and now comprise 90% of ADB’s eligible borrowers. It is anticipated that more countries will join this income category in the next 5–10 years.
  • April 2016

    2016 Annual Evaluation Review

    The report assesses the performance of ADB operations based on findings of recent evaluations, and draws out the priorities for ADB in coming years. It also reviews the institution’s efforts to achieve environmentally sustainable growth and to implement evaluation recommendations.
  • March 2016

    Sri Lanka: Plantation Development Project

    In 2002, ADB appraised the Plantation Development Project in Sri Lanka for $114.4 million, of which ADB was to fund the equivalent of $30.0 million. It approved an Asian Development Fund loan equivalent to $20.0 million and a loan equivalent to $10.0 million from its ordinary capital resources to help finance the project. The project’s intended impact was to make the plantation sector sustainable over the long term without further external assistance.
  • March 2016

    Philippines: Electricity Market and Transmission Development Project

    After the East Asian financial crisis of 1997, the Government of the Philippines began a program to restructure the power sector and make the country’s electricity reliable, accessible, affordable, and sustainable. This effort was embodied by the Electric Power Industry Reform Act (EPIRA) of 2001. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved the Electricity Market and Transmission Development Project in 2002 to support the government’s restructuring and privatization plans. ADB approved a $40.0 million loan to National Power Corporation that was to account for 38% of project financing.
  • March 2016

    Bangladesh: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2011–2015

    This report validates the country partnership strategy final review (CPSFR) for Bangladesh’s country partnership strategy for 2011–2015. This report assesses the quality of the self-evaluation and identifies lessons and recommendations to inform the new CPS. The CPSFR and this validation will contribute to the development of ADB's next country partnership strategy (CPS) for Bangladesh for 2016–2020.
  • March 2016

    Indonesia: Participatory Irrigation Sector Project

    The Participatory Irrigation Sector Project in Indonesia was approved on 19 December 2003 with an estimated cost of $126.0 million equivalent. The project was financed by two loans to a value of $73.0 million from the Asian Development Bank and a $15.0 million grant from the Government of the Netherlands.
  • March 2016

    Thematic Evaluation Study on ADB’s Support to Gender and Development

    ONGOING. This thematic evaluation study will examine ADB’s support for gender and development. Specifically, it aims to assess (i) the relevance of ADB’s gender and development policy and its strategic priorities in promoting gender equity in the region, in light of pressing gender gaps constraining the region’s development; (ii) the responsiveness of ADB’s country strategies and operations to promoting gender equity and women’s empowerment; and (iii) the results of ADB’s operations in realizing gender equity outcomes and targets.
  • February 2016

    Effectiveness of Asian Development Bank Partnerships

    Partnerships are more essential than ever before for achieving development effectiveness. They leverage financing, expertise, and knowledge for investment and development. They help organizations to close gaps and avoid duplications in their programs, support scaled-up operations, and promote harmonized approaches for better development results. ADB has expanded the attention it gives to partnerships in recent years. It has increased the number of partnerships it is involved in, and achieved a good measure of success.

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