Corporate and Thematic Evaluation

Corporate and Thematic Evaluation extract and aggregate data and information on a specific theme, e.g., nongovernment and civil society organizations, participation, governance, gender, environment, capacity building. This may involve different modalities, sectors, or countries.

  • Evaluation of ADB Support for the Greater Mekong Subregion Program, 2012–2020
    8 Dec 2021

    Evaluation of ADB Support for the Greater Mekong Subregion Program, 2012–2020

    The evaluation assessed the performance and results of ADB support for the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Program during 2012–2020.
  • ADB Support for Action on Climate Change, 2011–2020
    29 Sep 2021

    ADB Support for Action on Climate Change, 2011–2020

    The last decade has been profound for climate impacts in the Asia and Pacific region and globally, bringing home the reality of the climate crisis. For many of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) developing member countries (DMCs), and the Pacific and atoll nations in particular, the climate crisis poses an existential threat.
  • 18 Dec 2020

    Evaluation of the One ADB Approach

    ONGOING EVALUATION. Strategy 2030 explicitly defined in 2018 the One ADB approach, committing to reinforce the uneven but increasing efforts to promote collaboration under implementation since at least 2010.31 ADB is now undertaking further initiatives on RMs’ role, cultural transformation, and integration of sovereign and nonsovereign operations, complementing past reforms of knowledge operations and departments.
  • ADB Support for Public–Private Partnerships, 2009–2019
    27 Oct 2020

    ADB Support for Public–Private Partnerships, 2009–2019

    With increased urbanization, an acceleration in the pace of economic change, and increased demands on government budgets, growing infrastructure deficits have emerged in many of Asian Development Bank (ADB) developing member countries (DMCs). Due to both historical underinvestment and poor maintenance of existing infrastructure assets, new solutions are being sought as countries seek to attract the private sector to address this infrastructure investment gap.
  • Knowledge Solutions for Development: An Evaluation of ADB’s Readiness for Strategy 2030
    29 Jul 2020

    Knowledge Solutions for Development: An Evaluation of ADB’s Readiness for Strategy 2030

    In 1966, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) was created to foster economic growth and cooperation in Asia and the Pacific. The past five decades have seen remarkable progress in this endeavor, with economic growth leading to a precipitous drop in poverty in Asia and the Pacific. Most developing member countries have now left low-income status.
  • Effectiveness of the 2009 Safeguard Policy Statement
    15 May 2020

    Effectiveness of the 2009 Safeguard Policy Statement

    The Asia and the Pacific region has experienced tremendous economic growth and progress towards poverty reduction; however, this remains associated with serious and increasingly complex social and environmental challenges including global challenges. Protecting the environment and people from widening inequalities, including increased vulnerabilities due to climate change events and acute impacts from climate induced disasters, is more important than ever.
  • ADB’s Multitranche Financing Facility, 2005–2018: Performance and Results Delivered
    14 Nov 2019

    ADB’s Multitranche Financing Facility, 2005–2018: Performance and Results Delivered

    The multitranche financing facility (MFF) was introduced by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in 2005 in the aftermath of the 1997 Asian financial crisis when ADB lending had stagnated because of both supply constraints and weak demand. At the time, member countries were concerned about the high costs of ADB lending, limited choice of instruments, and the perception that there was a deteriorating quality of service associated with ADB financing.
  • Relevance and Results of Concessional Finance: Asian Development Fund XI and 12
    23 Sep 2019

    Relevance and Results of Concessional Finance: Asian Development Fund XI and 12

    The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) concessional finance window, the Asian Development Fund, is approaching 50 years of existence. Over that time, it has allocated funding to the poorest countries in Asia and the Pacific, rewarded good performance, and provided exceptional support to the region’s smallest countries as well as those affected by fragility and conflict. It has added finance for specific development objectives for regional and global public goods and crisis response and introduced grants to help countries suffering debt distress.
  • ADB Private Sector Equity Investments
    31 Jan 2019

    ADB Private Sector Equity Investments

    Equity is an important financial instrument in the development of the private sector. It helps foster good corporate governance, risk management, and the adoption of environmental and social standards in private enterprises through demonstration effects that have an effect well beyond the targeted companies. Equity support that culminates in a successful initial public offering (IPO) may also contribute to broadening the financial capital markets in the country.
  • State-Owned Enterprise Engagement and Reform
    6 Nov 2018

    State-Owned Enterprise Engagement and Reform

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) recognizes the importance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) to its developing member countries, and the need to support the strengthening of their governance, mitigate their fiscal impact, improve their operational efficiency and commercial viability, and improve consumers’ access to quality and affordable services.

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