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This document, adopted by the ADB Board of Directors in October 2020, contains the main understandings and recommendations reached during the Asian Development Fund (ADF) 13 negotiation meetings.
The Asian Development Fund (ADF) 13 donors’ report summarizes the outcome of the ADF 13 replenishment negotiations between Asian Development Bank (ADB) Management and ADF donors and presents the agreed policy and financing frameworks for the period covering 2021–2024.
This document, adopted by the ADB Board of Directors in June 2016, contains the main understandings and recommendations reached during the Asian Development Fund (ADF) 12 negotiation meetings.
This document, adopted by the ADB Board of Directors in June 2012, contains the main understandings and recommendations reached during the ADF XI negotiation meetings.
This document, adopted by the ADB Board of Directors on July 2008, contains the main understanding and recommendations reached at the four ADF X negotiation meetings.
On 25 August 2004, the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank adopted the Resolution for the Eighth Replenishment of the Asian Development Fund and Third Regularized Replenishment of the Technical Assistance Special Fund (or ADF IX), covering the 4-year period 2005 to 2008.
The main understandings and recommendations emanating from the negotiations on ADF IX are contained in this document.
In November 2000, donors to the Asian Development Fund (ADF) recommended $5.645 billion as the level of ADF operations for the four-year period 2001-2004. Portugal and Singapore joined as donors to the ADF.
Key recommendations of the ADF VIII Donors' Report:
As ADF commitment authority was nearing exhaustion, donors have agreed to the sixth replenishment (ADF VII) to finance ADB's concessional operations during the four-year period 1997-2000. This report presents detailed views of the donors concerning the need for concessional assistance in Asia and the Pacific, the objectives of ADB's concessional operations during the ADF VII period (1997-2000), the long-term vision for ADF operations, and financial management and burden-sharing. Issues were also identified during the negotiations and need further examination, such as the terms of ADF loans, a formal graduation policy in ADB, and the criteria for ADF access and allocation.
This report provides details of the donors' understandings on the ADB's ADF lending operations during the ADF VI period, the allocation of ADF resources, the agreed burden-sharing among donors, and the recommended terms and conditions of the replenishment.
This report of the Board of Directors to the Board of Governors concerning the replenishmentof the Asian Development Fund (ADF V). The report explains the main features of the replenishment arrangements and outlines several policy issues.