About Independent Evaluation at Asian Development Bank
Video | 29 October 2020
- @adbevaluation’s Marvin Taylor: IED’s mandate is to independently and systematically evaluate ADB’s policies, strategies, and operations, and to provide evidence for Board decision making and improvement of ADB’s operations.
- @adb_hq’s ED Zhijun Cheng: IED plays a key role in ensuring the effectiveness of ADB, as it works towards its goals of poverty reduction and achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific.
This video highlights the role of independent evaluation as a tool that supports both accountability and learning. It also endeavors to understand what works, what doesn’t and why to increase the effectiveness of development assistance.
The Independent Evaluation Department (IED) provide an objective assessment of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) operations and its results and generate and disseminate evaluation lessons.