Development Effectiveness and Results
In the Spotlight
Standard explanatory data indicators (SEDIs) allow ADB to systematically assess broader performance data while avoiding undue proliferation of indicators. Although not formally part of the framework, it enables ADB to provide consistent and reliable performance information to external stakeholders, assess performance more rigorously to identify bottlenecks and inform action planning, and collect baseline data for future indicators.
ADB has scaled up its assistance to Papua New Guinea for power infrastructure, with an emphasis on clean energy solutions, in line with the government’s prioritization of power sector development.
Strong partnerships create better development outcomes. Fourteen stories from across Asia and the Pacific demonstrate how the hard work of ADB’s developing member countries in partnership with ADB project teams and other partners continues to change people’s lives.
Providing the right development aid is not only about the size of the loan or the number of roads or schools built. It is about knowing the loan is improving people’s lives in a sustainable way.
It is about ensuring that the school educates children with skills to support a country’s economic future, or that when a new highway is built, it not only spurs growth and fosters trade but also brings tangible benefits to surrounding communities.