ADB Support for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Evaluation Document | 31 July 2017

ONGOING EVALUATION. This paper sets out the approach and methodology for an independent evaluation of ADB's support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The evaluation will assess the performance of ADB support for SMEs in addressing sector constraints and delivering target outputs and outcomes, draw factors contributing to success and lessons from experience, and make recommendations to help enhance the performance of ADB’s future support for SMEs. The evaluation will be based on the portfolio of ADB’s SME sovereign and nonsovereign operations approved during 2005–2016.