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  • 21 Jun 2019

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

    Bhutan’s country partnership strategy (CPS), 2014–2018 aimed to support the country as it transitioned to middle-income status. The country program of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) over the CPS period sought to contribute to economic growth, expand connectivity infrastructure, and address the quality of life in rapidly growing urban centers. Its focus on energy, transport, and urban development exhibited continuity with earlier CPS programs.
  • 20 Mar 2019

    Fiji: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2014-2018

    The Asian Development Bank country partnership strategy (CPS), 2014–2018 for the Republic of Fiji had three key objectives: (i) raising Fiji’s growth potential by encouraging private sector investment, (ii) making growth more inclusive and improving service delivery, and (iii) reducing volatility and building resilience. ADB’s sovereign financing, including cofinancing in the form of loans, grants, and technical assistance during 2014–2018 amounted to $142.5 million.
  • 30 Jan 2019

    Georgia: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2014-2018

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) country partnership strategy (CPS) for Georgia, 2014–2018 aligned with country priorities and sought to foster inclusive economic growth, enhancing regional connectivity and ensuring environmentally sustainable growth. ADB’s program amounted to $1.9 billion, with transport operations accounting for 43.1% of financing, water and other urban infrastructure and services operations for 27.7%, public sector management operations for 13.1%, finance operations for 9.4%, and energy operations for 6.6%. 
  • 24 Sep 2018

    Kyrgyz Republic: Validation of Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2013–2017

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) country partnership strategy (CPS), 2013–2017 for the Kyrgyz Republic aligned with country priorities and set the main objective as poverty reduction through inclusive economic growth. ADB’s program comprised loans, grants, and technical assistance (TA), approved, completed and ongoing, during 2013–2017, amounted to $1.1 billion. By sector, transport accounted for 37% of financing; energy comprised 29%, water and other urban infrastructure services, 15% education 8%, public-sector management 7%, and finance 5%. 
  • 31 Aug 2018

    Uzbekistan: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2012–2016

    The Country Partnership Strategy (CPS), 2012–2016 for Uzbekistan was aligned with the priorities of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of transforming the country into a modern, market-oriented economy. Prioritizing investments in transport, energy, finance, and water and other urban infrastructure and services, and in agriculture and natural resources largely supported the country program’s relevance to the overall goal of diversifying the Uzbek economy.
  • 1 Jun 2018

    Solomon Islands: Country Partnership Strategy Final Review Validation, 2012–2016

    The main objectives of the Country Partnership Strategy (CPS), 2012–2016 were poverty reduction and the creation of a more diversified and productive economy, in line with country priorities. The Asian Development Bank sovereign financing, including cofinancing, to the Solomon Islands in the form of loans, grants, and technical assistance during 2012–2016 amounted to $138.91 million, 76% of which was dedicated to transport, 16% to energy, and 8% to public sector management.
  • 22 Nov 2017

    Philippines: Country Partnership Strategy Final Review Validation, 2011–2016

    Asian Development Bank’s country partnership strategy (CPS), 2011–2016 was designed to support the Philippines to achieve high, inclusive, and sustainable growth. The CPS promoted four program objectives: (i) improved investment climate and private sector development; (ii) more efficient, effective, and equitable social services delivery; (iii) reduced environmental degradation and vulnerability to climate change and disasters; and (iv) strengthened governance and reduced corruption.
  • 18 Sep 2017

    Turkmenistan: Country Operations Final Review Validation, 2002–2016

    This report provides an independent assessment and validation of the Turkmenistan 2002–2016 country operations final review prepared as a self-evaluation by the Central and West Asia Department of the Asian Development Bank.
  • 11 May 2017

    Kazakhstan: Country Partnership Strategy Final Review Validation, 2012-2016

    This report provides an independent assessment and validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review (CPSFR) prepared by ADB’s Central and West Asia Department (CWRD) for the Kazakhstan country partnership strategy (CPS), 2012–2016. It assesses ADB and borrower performance, the quality of the self-evaluation, and identifies issues and provide recommendations for the preparation of CPS, 2017–2021. 
  • 24 Mar 2017

    Afghanistan: Validation of Country Partnership Strategy Final Review 2009-mid 2015

    This report provides an independent assessment and validation of the Afghanistan 2009 to mid-2015 Country Partnership Strategy Final Review (CPSFR) prepared as a self-evaluation by the Central and West Asia Department of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It reviews the performance of the country partnership strategy (CPS) and provides lessons and recommendations for the design and implementation of the next CPS for Afghanistan.

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