Corporate Evaluation: ADB’s Technical Assistance Operations, 2014–2023

Evaluation Document | 15 September 2023

ONGOING EVALUATION. The evaluation will assess the relevance, effectiveness, and efficiency of Asian Development Bank’s (ADB’s) technical assistance (TA) operations in supporting Strategy 2030 objectives and the DMCs’ needs. For this purpose, the evaluation will cover the TA operations approved and committed during 2014–2023. The evaluation will also be utilizing findings from Independent Evaluation Department’s (IED) TA completion report validation (TCRV) system, which has now been mainstreamed. Through this assessment, relevant lessons and recommendations will be identified to inform future directions which will support updating and streamlining the TA policies, especially in the context of ADB’s New Operating Model (NOM).