Evaluation of ADB’s Procurement System, 2014–2021

Evaluation Document | 5 May 2022

ONGOING EVALUATION. This evaluation approach paper sets out a methodology to assess the relevance and effectiveness of the reforms introduced by ADB’s Procurement Policy Framework (PPF).  The evaluation comes after 5 years of PPF implementation. Findings on its first 5 years (2017– 2021) of implementation can provide valuable insights to its potential long-term effectiveness and the space to make timely course corrections in its content, approach, and implementation where necessary. This evaluation is included in the Independent Evaluation Department’s (IED) 2021–2023 work program approved by ADB’s Board of Directors and will be conducted in line with its mandate to evaluate ADB policies and related business processes.