Development Effectiveness and Results

In the Spotlight

  • Standard Explanatory Data Indicator Definitions

    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.

  • Papua New Guinea: Development Effectiveness Brief

    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.

  • Development Effectiveness Review 2015 Report

    The Development Effectiveness Review Report tracks development progress in Asia and the Pacific and monitors ADB's effectiveness. Overall, ADB delivered their targeted results for 13 of the 17 indicators in 2015.

  • Together We Deliver 2015: Partnerships against Poverty

    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.

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Fast Facts

67%2011-2013total completed ADB operations rated both successful and likely sustainable
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82%2013share of ADB operations that achieved intended outcomes, exceeding the 80% target
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