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.

  • ADB’s Engagement with Middle-Income Countries
    11 Nov 2016

    ADB’s Engagement with Middle-Income Countries

    Middle-income countries in Asia and the Pacific face several evolving development challenges, including poverty, inequality, unplanned urbanization, environmental degradation and climate change, low productivity and lack of competitiveness, macroeconomic instability, and insufficient economic diversification. At the same time, these countries have displayed dynamism that has created new opportunities.
  • Effectiveness of Asian Development Bank Partnerships
    22 Feb 2016

    Effectiveness of Asian Development Bank Partnerships

    Partnerships are more essential than ever before for achieving development effectiveness. They leverage financing, expertise, and knowledge for investment and development. They help organizations to close gaps and avoid duplications in their programs, support scaled-up operations, and promote harmonized approaches for better development results. ADB has expanded the attention it gives to partnerships in recent years. It has increased the number of partnerships it is involved in, and achieved a good measure of success.
  • ADB Support to Regional Cooperation and Integration
    22 Oct 2015

    ADB Support to Regional Cooperation and Integration

    The rapid growth in much of developing Asia has reduced income poverty and moved many countries to middle-income status. To continue advancing, however, the region must tackle the increasingly complex challenges of, among others, slowing economic growth, rising inequality, runaway climate change, and weak governance.
  • Corporate Evaluation Study on Asian Development Fund X and XI Operations
    28 Sep 2015

    Corporate Evaluation Study on Asian Development Fund X and XI Operations

    Most countries benefiting from the Asian Development Fund (ADF) have seen moderate rates of economic growth and reduction of income poverty in the recent decade. But continuing challenges in fragile and conflict affected situations, substantial income and non-income disparities, environmental degradation, in addition to persistent pockets of extreme poverty, call for renewed and more effective development efforts in these countries.
  • Corporate Evaluation: ADB Support to Pacific Small Island Countries
    3 Mar 2015

    Corporate Evaluation: ADB Support to Pacific Small Island Countries

    This evaluation assesses the relevance of the Pacific Approach in the Pacific small island states, the extent to which it was implemented and whether it has made a difference to results.
  • Corporate Evaluation Study: ADB Trade Finance Program
    26 Nov 2014

    Corporate Evaluation Study: ADB Trade Finance Program

    Trade has long been recognized as an important tool for generating economic growth, for fostering competitiveness and integrating countries into the global market. Trade enhances a country’s access to goods, services, and technologies. Trade has been an engine of growth and poverty reduction in Asia and Pacific region. Trade finance provided by banks is a means and/or guarantee of payment, for international trade transactions. Trade finance has been described as the lifeblood of international trade because of the vital role it plays in assisting firms in managing trade risks.
  • Safeguards Operational Review: ADB Processes, Portfolio, Country Systems, and Financial Intermediaries
    16 Oct 2014

    Safeguards Operational Review: ADB Processes, Portfolio, Country Systems, and Financial Intermediaries

    Examines the effectiveness of ADB’s approach to strengthening and applying country safeguard systems by its developing member countries, as well as the implementation of safeguard requirements for financial intermediary projects.
  • Corporate Evaluation Study: Role of Technical Assistance in ADB Operations
    24 Sep 2014

    Corporate Evaluation Study: Role of Technical Assistance in ADB Operations

    This corporate evaluation study assesses the strategic relevance of technical assistance (TA) within ADB and how TA and the associated management processes within ADB can better contribute to development effectiveness.
  • Thematic Evaluation Study of ADB Support for Enhancing Governance in its Public Sector Operations
    3 Sep 2014

    Thematic Evaluation Study of ADB Support for Enhancing Governance in its Public Sector Operations

    This report assesses ADB support for enhancing governance and draws on lessons and evidence from the broader global experience. The evaluation provides guidance to strengthen the effectiveness of future work in this area.
  • Real-Time Evaluation of ADB’s Initiatives to Support Access to Climate Finance
    7 May 2014

    Real-Time Evaluation of ADB’s Initiatives to Support Access to Climate Finance

    This evaluation examines how ADB can position itself to improve access to climate finance, develop capacity in developing countries to attract and utilize climate finance, and scale up and mainstream support for climate change responses.

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