Project Performance Evaluation Reports

Project Performance Evaluation Reports (PPERs) evaluate the design, implementation, and performance of projects and programs. They are prepared about 3 years after project completion.

  • 17 May 2022 | Evaluation Document

    Project Performance Evaluation Report for Grant 0245-TAJ: Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Corridor 3 (Dushanbe-Uzbekistan Border) Improvement Project

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This project performance evaluation report (PPER) will assess the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Corridor 3 (Dushanbe–Uzbekistan Border) Improvement Project (ADB Grant 0245) in the Republic of Tajikistan (the project). The project sought to support the government’s improvement of the road between Dushanbe–Uzbekistan border from 5 to 62 kilometers (kms).
  • 31 Mar 2022 | Evaluation Document

    Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund, 2009–2021

    The Independent Evaluation Department was requested by Asian Development Bank (ADB) Management to evaluate its Asia Pacific Disaster Response Fund (APDRF) projects approved from 2009 (when the fund started) to 2021, to provide inputs to the Board to aid future fund replenishment decisions.
  • Tajikistan: Khatlon Province Flood Risk Management Project
    18 Oct 2021 | Evaluation Document

    Tajikistan: Khatlon Province Flood Risk Management Project

    This report presents the findings of an independent evaluation of the Khatlon Province Flood Risk Management Project in Tajikistan, supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Khatlon Province Flood Risk Management Project was developed to reduce flood risks in Khatlon province, which embraces the Pyanj River and the Kyzylsu and Yakhsu tributaries. The project aimed to reinforce river embankments protecting the Chubek irrigation system, which serves an important irrigated area for agricultural production.
  • Armenia: North-South Road Corridor Investment Program—Tranche 1
    21 Jul 2021 | Evaluation Document

    Armenia: North-South Road Corridor Investment Program—Tranche 1

    This report presents the findings of an independent evaluation of the North–South Road Corridor Investment Program (Tranche 1) in Armenia, supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The project was financed by a multitranche financing facility (MFF) with a total loan amount of $500 million. The MFF aimed to improve the entire North–South Road Corridor, the 550- kilometer (km) Agarak–Kapan–Yerevan–Bavra road crossing Armenia from its southern border with Iran to its northern border with Georgia.
  • Uzbekistan: Land Improvement Project
    17 Feb 2021 | Evaluation Document

    Uzbekistan: Land Improvement Project

    The project aimed to improve agricultural land quality and productivity in Bukhara, Kashkadarya, and Navoi provinces, covering 162,300 hectares (ha) of land experiencing severe land degradation in Uzbekistan. Overall, the evaluation assessed the project successful. The project resulted in significant reductions in soil salinity that have continued to diminish since project completion. Shallow groundwater tables have been significantly reduced, indicating that another problem, waterlogging, has been addressed.
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic: Greater Mekong Subregion - Nam Theun 2 Hydroelectric Project
    21 Dec 2020 | Evaluation Document

    Lao People's Democratic Republic: Greater Mekong Subregion - Nam Theun 2 Hydroelectric Project

    The Greater Mekong Subregion—Nam Theun 2 Hydroelectric Project in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) supported construction of a dam and associated hydropower generation facilities with installed capacity of 1,070 megawatts (MW) on the Nakai Plateau in the central region of Lao PDR, as well as mitigation and management of the project’s social and environmental impacts. The project aimed to help Lao PDR achieve sustainable growth and poverty reduction.
  • Bangladesh: Sylvan Agriculture Limited PRAN Agribusiness Project
    29 Oct 2020 | Evaluation Document

    Bangladesh: Sylvan Agriculture Limited PRAN Agribusiness Project

    The project was developed to support the PRAN-RFL Group (PRAN) to expand its agribusiness and food processing operations into new businesses of starch, liquid glucose, packaged flour, and frozen foods through a new PRAN group company, Sylvan Agriculture Limited (SAL). The project’s intended impacts were to help sustain high agricultural growth by connecting farmers to markets for processed food locally and abroad, boost exports of agricultural and processed food products, and strengthen national food security by improving nutrition with affordable, high-quality foods.
  • Armenia: Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project
    27 Oct 2020 | Evaluation Document

    Armenia: Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project

    The Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project aimed to improve public health and the environment for beneficiaries in 29 project towns and 160 villages through provision of improved access to safe, reliable, and sustainable water supply and  sanitation services. Overall, the evaluation assessed the project successful.
  • Bangladesh: Jamuna-Meghna River Erosion Mitigation Project
    20 Oct 2020 | Evaluation Document

    Bangladesh: Jamuna-Meghna River Erosion Mitigation Project

    The Jamuna-Meghna River Erosion Mitigation Project was developed to sustain economic growth and poverty reduction and to provide livelihood security in areas threatened by riverbank erosion. It sought to mitigate progressive riverbank erosion through the construction of riverbank protection, in response to the dynamic behavior and morphological changes of the Jamuna and Meghna rivers. The project introduced an adaptive approach: geotextile bags (geo-bags) were used to protect the riverbank in a phased manner, a new technical solution for Bangladesh.
  • CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Zhambyl Oblast Section) [Western Europe–Western People’s Republic of China International Transit Corridor] Investment Program and Taraz Bypass Project (Kazakhstan)
    08 Oct 2020 | Evaluation Document

    CAREC Transport Corridor 1 (Zhambyl Oblast Section) [Western Europe–Western People’s Republic of China International Transit Corridor] Investment Program and Taraz Bypass Project (Kazakhstan)

    The Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Transport Corridor 1 (Zhambyl Oblast Section) Investment Program and Taraz Bypass Project in Kazakhstan was designed to support the development of an efficient transport system with improved road efficiency and safety in Kazakhstan’s Zhambyl Oblast. The corridor is part of Kazakhstan’s western Europe–western People’s Republic of China international transit corridor investment program, which runs from Khorgos, through Almaty and Shymkent, to the Russian Federation’s western border.

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