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Validations of Project Completion Reports

Validations of project completion reports to improve accountability for achieving results, quality of completion reports, and independence of project ratings.

  • 18 Sep 2019

    Viet Nam: Power Transmission Investment Program – Tranche 2

    Designed as multitranche financing facility (MFF), the $730 million Power Transmission and Investment Program was approved in December 2011. Its objective was to enhance the transmission network’s capacity to balance power loads in northern, central, and southern Viet Nam, supporting the government’s development of the national power sector. The MFF was to be implemented in four tranches.
  • 9 Aug 2019

    India: Rural Roads Sector II Investment Program (Project 5 and Multitranche Financing Facility)

    In 2000, the Government of India established the Prime Minister’s Rural Roads Program, also known as the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), to address the issue of inadequate road connectivity. To implement this, the government requested ADB for a multitranche financing facility (MFF) of $750 million over a 5-year period to assist in the upgrading or construction of 30,000 km rural roads in the states of Assam, Orissa, and West Bengal.
  • 29 Jul 2019

    Armenia: Infrastructure Sustainability Support Program (Phase 2)

    Upon the request of the Government of Armenia, ADB in 2014 initiated a program of support to improve public financial management (PFM) in infrastructure with the preparation of the Infrastructure Sustainability Support Program (ISSP). The program focused on institutional reforms to align government agencies in the road and water sectors with their responsibilities and avoid duplication of effort.
  • 25 Jul 2019

    People’s Republic of China: Beijing–Tianjin–Hebei Air Quality Improvement– Hebei Policy Reforms Program

    In 2014, seven of the 10 cities with the worst air quality in the People's Republic of China were located in Hebei. Among the pollutants, the levels of particulate matter less than 2.5 micrometers in diameter (PM2.5) drastically exceeded the air quality standard established by the World Health Organization by a factor of 9.3. In 2010, the socioeconomic impact of the poor air quality in the PRC was estimated at 1.3 million premature deaths per year and a reduction of the national gross domestic product in the range of 9.7%–13.2%.
  • 25 Jul 2019

    Kazakhstan: CAREC Corridor 3 (Shymkent–Tashkent Section) Road Improvement Project

    The project aimed to rehabilitate a 37 km road, which is a main artery in South Kazakhstan. The Shymkent–Tashkent road section is within the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) Corridor 3, one of the six priority transport corridors being developed under the CAREC Transport and Trade Facilitation Strategy (2007). This road starts from the Shymkent City bypass, extends toward the Uzbekistan border, and connects with the CAREC Corridor 1, which links Western Europe with the People’s Republic of China. It is an important conduit for both regional and international traffic.
  • 24 Jul 2019

    Uzbekistan: Small Business and Entrepreneurship Development Project

    The project was formulated to address the need to improve the ability of small businesses, including those of women, to operate, expand, access finance, and benefit from economic opportunities. The participating commercial banks (PCB) were envisaged to benefit from increased long-term finance and stronger institutional capacity, which will enable them to better meet the demand for financial services of small businesses, including women’s small businesses and rural small enterprises.
  • 19 Jul 2019

    Cambodia: Promoting Economic Diversification Program

    The program aimed to expand and diversify the private sector through an improved business environment where the private sector operates efficiently and effectively. The planned outputs of the program included (i) increased competition in the domestic market and improved regulatory efficiency; (ii) improved investment climate; and (iii) strengthened trade policy and facilitation. The program utilized a cluster approach consisting of three subprograms and reforms in macroeconomic stability, investment climate, and trade policy and facilitation.
  • 19 Feb 2019

    India: Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Investment Program (Tranche 1)

    The Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Investment Program was designed to assist the state in increasing economic growth, reducing poverty, and sustaining improvements in urban environment and in the quality of life in 15 medium-sized urban local bodies. The program was designed as a multitranche financing facility (MFF) and aimed to deliver essential municipal infrastructure and services, including improvements in water supply, wastewater management, solid waste management, urban drainage, urban transport and roads, and social infrastructure.
  • 28 Jan 2019

    Nepal: Strengthening Public Management Program

    In September 2012, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved the policy-based Strengthening Public Management Program (SPMP) with a grant of $25.0 million to be disbursed in two tranches,1 and a technical assistance (TA) grant of $3.0 million, subsequently bolstered by additional financing to $6.6 million.2 The program aimed to improve the effectiveness of public goods and services delivery in Nepal as demonstrated by increased access to basic health care services and improved adult literacy rates by 2015.
  • 28 Jan 2019

    India: Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program (Project 1)

    The Government of India and Uttarakhand State Government saw that increased investment in road infrastructure would lead to improved personal mobility and accessibility, thus, reducing poverty and increasing personal incomes. The state government prepared its $1.2 billion 10-year Road Development Program (RDP) that covered seven sequential projects for implementation between 2007 and 2017. The aim was to improve roads to national standards and maintain the 16,800-kilometer (km) state road network in good condition.