Independent Evaluation Director General in the News


Title Publication/Website Date
ADB: PH can be at frontier of adapting cleaner energy ABS-CBN News 12 Sep 2014
How evaluation can spur development innovation Devex 11 Sep 2014
How Asia-Pacific can spell the future (or failure) of climate change efforts Devex 10 Sep 2014
ADB keen on innovation to drive Asia-Pacific development Devex 8 Sep 2014
How impact evaluations can have the biggest (positive) impact Devex 8 Sep 2014
Rain and bamboo shoots 6 Sep 2014
Cringing in the rain Bacolod Sun Star 5 Sep 2014
How much do impact evaluations cost? Devex 4 Sep 2014
The truth about independent evaluation Devex 4 Sep 2014
Gov’t neglect of impact evaluations of dev’t projects led to failures, says Neda 3 Sep 2014
Phl threatened by more disastrous rains – ADB study Philippine Star 2 Sep 2014
Yolanda-type typhoons every 2 years feared Business Mirror 1 Sep 2014
Shell convenes Asia’s leading minds to address Global Energy-Water-Food Nexus Challenge Shell Global website 6 Feb 2014


Title Publication/Website Date
Typhoon Haiyan should spur climate change action The Guardian 18 Nov 2013
News Analysis: Haiyan underscores need for Philippine climate adaptation Xinhuanet  14 Nov 2013
ADB urges govt to push for more ‘climate adaptation’ in disaster preparedness The Manila Times 12 Nov 2013
Poor most vulnerable to disasters, ADB exec Manila Standard Today 12 Nov 2013
Security forces pour into typhoon-hit towns Business World 11 Nov 2013
ADB to extend short-, medium-term assistance to ‘Yolanda’-affected areas Business Mirror 11 Nov 2013
ADB on food security in Asia: No time for complacency Rappler 2 Nov 2013
ADB: Declining farm output threatens Asian growth The Manila Times 31 Oct 2013
Beating climate change impact with preparedness The Nation 29 Sep 2013
More funds should go to disaster preparedness Business Mirror 20 Aug 2013
Asia Weekly: Leading light China Daily 9 Aug 2013
Spurt in natural disasters linked to population density The Hindu 3 Aug 2013
Saving Gaia Primenews Asia (via Facebook) 5 Jun 2013


Title Publication/Website Date
Philippines is 2nd most disaster-prone country in Asia –study GMA News Online 27 Dec 2012
Local Communities Stake Claim in Protecting Disaster-Prone Asia Inter Press Service 25 Dec 2012
Too big to flood? Megacities face a future of major storm risks The Guardian 17 Dec 2012
Asia and the economics of natural disasters Aljazeera 12 Dec 2012
Floods deaths down but economic losses significant United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction 11 Dec 2012
New threats to progress: the ADB evaluates its work on disaster prevention and recovery Climate-Eval 10 Dec 2012
Good governance for sustainable development FutureGov Asia Pacific 12 Jul 2012
Video: Panel discussion on Innovative Collaborations Driving Inclusive Sustainable Growth at Rio 20+ YouTube 4 Jul 2012
Climate change, the new threat to economic growth The Economic Times of India 5 May 2012
Climate inaction will block economic growth The Korea Herald 23 Apr 2012
Video: Panel discssion on Demanding Prosperity for People and Planet at the Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship YouTube 30 Mar 2012