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  • Validation of Mongolia Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2017–2020
    21 Apr 2021

    Validation of Mongolia Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2017–2020

    The Independent Evaluation Department (IED) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has validated the Mongolia country partnership strategy (CPS) final review, 2017–2020. The validation concluded that the program was successful on the borderline. It found the program was relevant, effective, less than efficient, likely sustainable, and with satisfactory development impact. The final review rated ADB’s program successful: highly relevant, effective, less than efficient, and likely sustainable, with a satisfactory development impact.
  • 17 Feb 2021

    Validation of Timor-Leste Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2016–2020

    ONGOING EVALUATION. IED will conduct a validation of the assessments and findings of the final review of the Timor-Leste Country Partnership Strategy (CPS), 2016-2020, the objective of the validation is to inform ADB’s future operations and its forthcoming CPS, 2023–2027. 
  • 16 Feb 2021

    Validation of Afghanistan Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, Mid-2015–Mid-2020

    ONGOING EVALUATION. IED will conduct a validation of the assessments and findings of the final review of the Afghanistan Country Partnership Strategy (CPS), 2017-2021, the objective of the validation is to inform ADB’s future operations and its forthcoming CPS, 2021–2025 for Afghanistan. The validation will assess active operations from mid-2015 to mid-2020, to ensure continuity from the previous final review that included operations from 2009 to mid-2015.
  • Tajikistan: Validation of Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2016-2020
    8 Jan 2021

    Tajikistan: Validation of Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2016-2020

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Tajikistan country partnership strategy (CPS), 2016–2020 aimed to support the government to achieve sustained and inclusive growth that would be less susceptible to external shocks and create higher-paying jobs. It laid out three pathways toward this end: (i) reducing infrastructure bottlenecks in the transport and energy; (ii) improving the investment climate and developing skills; and (iii) integrating support for food security, water resources management, and climate change adaptation.
  • Validation of Pacific Approach Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2016–2020
    1 Dec 2020

    Validation of Pacific Approach Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2016–2020

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Pacific Approach country partnership strategy (CPS), 2016–2020 serves as the operational framework for ADB operations for the Pacific region and the overall partnership strategy for the 11 smaller Pacific island countries (PIC-11): the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Kiribati, Nauru, Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. It outlined a three-pronged thematic strategy focusing on reducing costs, managing risks, and enabling value creation.
  • Maldives: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review Update, 2014–2019
    31 Aug 2020

    Maldives: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review Update, 2014–2019

    The series of Asian Development Bank (ADB) interim country partnership strategies for Maldives, 2014–2019 aimed to support the country’s objective of establishing an environmentally sustainable and economically inclusive society. ADB’s country program sought to contribute to improving connectivity and expanding access to public infrastructure and services; better economic management and revenue enhancement; micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises development; and more recently, to improving solid waste management. 
  • Pakistan: Validation of Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2015-2019
    13 Aug 2020

    Pakistan: Validation of Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2015-2019

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Pakistan country partnership strategy (CPS), 2015–2019 aimed to reduce poverty by creating opportunities for higher, inclusive, and sustained growth through interventions in two strategic pillars: (i) infrastructure development to improve economic connectivity and productivity for jobs and better access to basic public services; and (ii) institutional reforms to cover policy, regulatory, and administrative systems, as well as public financial management.
  • People’s Republic of China: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2016–2020
    21 May 2020

    People’s Republic of China: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2016–2020

    The Country Partnership Strategy: People’s Republic of China, 2016–2020 sought to support the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in its efforts to foster environmental protection and climate change mitigation and adaptation, regional cooperation and integration, inclusive economic growth, knowledge cooperation, and institutional and governance reform.
  • Papua New Guinea: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2016–2020
    1 Apr 2020

    Papua New Guinea: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2016–2020

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) country partnership strategy (CPS), 2016–2020 for Papua New Guinea (PNG) sought to assist the country in planning and implementing a successful conversion of its resource wealth into inclusive and environmentally sustainable economic growth. ADB’s sovereign program, comprising approved, completed, and ongoing loans, grants, and technical assistance (TA), totaled $2.11 billion during the period 2016 to May 2019. Transport was the sector receiving the largest amount of support (72% of total financing), followed by health (15%), and energy (9%). 
  • Cambodia: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2014–2018
    14 Oct 2019

    Cambodia: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2014–2018

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Cambodia country partnership strategy (CPS), 2014–2018 aimed to reduce poverty and vulnerability through interventions in two strategic pillars of rural–urban–regional links and human and social development, and one facilitating pillar−public sector management (PSM). The program focused on six sectors: agriculture, natural resources and rural development (ANR); education; finance; PSM; transport; and water and other urban infrastructure and services (WUS). The program made a notable contribution to the Greater Mekong Subregion vision for interconnection.

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