Independent Evaluation Department of the Asian Development Bank: A Self-Evaluation | Asian Development Bank

Independent Evaluation Department of the Asian Development Bank: A Self-Evaluation

Evaluation Document | 1 August 2017

This self-evaluation of the Independent Evaluation Department has been undertaken to take stock of the relevance and effectiveness of the department's evaluation products and processes, and to to strengthen its effectiveness and impact.

The Independent Evaluation Department (IED), through its accountability and learning mandates, conducts evaluation activities to help the Board of Directors, ADB Management, and decision makers in Asian Development Bank’s developing member countries to understand whether resources have been well spent, and whether the planned outcomes have been achieved. Its strategic goal is to accelerate ADB’s development effectiveness through independent evaluation.

The self-evaluation has been undertaken to take stock of the relevance and effectiveness of IED’s evaluation products and processes, and to identify opportunities to enhance the quality and influence of the evaluations and strengthen IED’s effectiveness and impact. 

Contents 

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Key Findings
  • Main Issues and Proposed Actions
  • Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Appendixes