Summary of the Analytical Study for the Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Safeguards in Different Financing Modalities (Draft for Consultation)

Institutional Document | February 2023

This consultation document provides a summary of the analytical study on Safeguards in Different Financing Modalities. The draft is open for comments until 31 May 2023.

This desk review summarizes the challenges in implementing safeguard requirements across ADB’s diverse lending modalities and financial instruments. It also presents issues that may be considered under the revised Safeguard Policy. This document will inform stakeholder consultations held as part of the Safeguard Policy review and update process.


  • Introduction
  • Methodology for the Framing Study
  • Safeguards Issues and Challenges in the Use of the Different Financing Modalities
  • Next Steps

Additional Details

  • Safeguards
  • 8.5 x 11

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