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Documents and Publications on ADB Operations

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Institutional Document | April 2021

ADB Annual Report 2020

This Annual Report sets out the bank's operational and financial results for 2020 as it supported its developing member countries (DMCs) during a year of extraordinary challenges arising from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

Institutional Document | April 2021

2020 Development Effectiveness Review

This publication outlines ADB's performance according to the seven operational priorities and objectives of Strategy 2030, the institution's long-term strategic framework.

Institutional Document | December 2020

Asian Development Bank Sustainability Report 2020

The ADB Sustainability Report 2020 provides detailed information on the economic, social, and environmental impacts of ADB’s operations, activities, and institutional practices for 2018 and 2019.

Institutional Document | July 2018

Strategy 2030: Achieving a Prosperous, Inclusive, Resilient, and Sustainable Asia and the Pacific

Strategy 2030 sets the course for ADB’s efforts to respond effectively to the Asia and Pacific region’s changing needs. 

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ADB Operations Series   Latest Publications

ADB Annual Reports

Yearly reviews of ADB's operations, projects, internal administration, and financial management, and includes a separate report on the activities of the Special Funds of ADB.

ADB Fact Sheets

Updated yearly, the Fact Sheets summarize ADB's partnerships with member economies, providing key facts and figures and an overview of activities and future directions.

Country Partnership Strategies

ADB's primary platform for designing operations to deliver development results at the country level.

Country Operations Business Plans

Describes the consistency of the business plan with the country partnership/regional cooperation strategy, including grants and projects in the pipeline.

Development Effectiveness Review

Assesses ADB's progress in implementing its long-term strategic framework, Strategy 2020, covering all operations financed by ADB's ordinary capital resources and the Asian Development Fund.

Annual Evaluation Reviews

ADB continually reviews its operations to assess their effectiveness, learn from past experience, and improve the development of future policies, strategies, programs, and projects.

Office of Anticorruption and Integrity Annual Reports

Highlights achievements made on case screening and investigations, project procurement-related reviews, and learning and development.

Donor Reports

Targeted at current and prospective official financiers of ADB's grant and loan operations, and explain the wide range of financing options available to partners seeking to expand their commitment to developing the Asia and Pacific region.

ADB Sustainability Reports

Provides information about the Bank's continued work on promoting environmentally sustainable and inclusive growth, and on reducing its corporate footprint. The report responds to and presents information in accordance to the Global Reporting Initiative's reporting guidelines.