Review of the Asian Development Bank's Policy on the Performance-Based Allocation of Asian Development Fund Resources

Institutional Document | November 2004

Before the Policy on Performance-Based Allocation for Asian Development Fund Resources was approved in March 2001, Asian Development Fund (ADF) allocation decisions were based largely on country-specific considerations.

Although performance played a role in decisions, its influence on allocations was not concerted or transparent. Following adoption of the Asian Development Bank


  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • The Performance-Based Allocation Policy
  • Lessons, Issues, and Directions
  • Enhancements to the Policy
  • Implementation
  • Recommendation
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • ADB funds and products
  • Asian Development Fund

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