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

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Project Design Quality, Supervision, and Monitoring Imperative for Ensuring Project Effectiveness: Independent Evaluation

News Release | 13 April 2022

Project Design Quality, Supervision, and Monitoring Imperative for Ensuring Project Effectiveness: Independent Evaluation

Adequate project design quality, close supervision, and active monitoring are crucial for improving the project effectiveness of both public and private sector operations of ADB, says an independent evaluation report released today.

2022 Annual Evaluation Review: Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations and Small Island Developing States

Evaluation Document | 12 April 2022

2022 Annual Evaluation Review: Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations and Small Island Developing States

The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID‐19) continues to impact the world including Asian Development Bank (ADB) member countries. Amid the pandemic, ADB continues to support its member countries in addressing the impact of COVID‐19. This year&rsq

Breaking Down Silos Key to ADB Achieving the Goals of its Strategy 2030: Independent Evaluation Report

News Release | 21 February 2022

Breaking Down Silos Key to ADB Achieving the Goals of its Strategy 2030: Independent Evaluation Report

The Asian Development Bank needs to ensure greater collaboration across its organization to meet the thematic goals of its corporate strategy, Strategy 2030, says a report. 

ADB Should Take Stronger Leadership Role for Effective Climate Action in Asia and Pacific Region — Independent Evaluation Report

News Release | 11 October 2021

ADB Should Take Stronger Leadership Role for Effective Climate Action in Asia and Pacific Region — Independent Evaluation Report

ADB should take a stronger leadership role on climate action in Asia and the Pacific, a region which is both a high contributor to global greenhouse gas accumulation and a casualty of the impacts of climate change and weather-related...

Learning from past lessons to address the present crisis

News and Events

  • Evaluation Guru 4: Program Evaluation
    IED Video, Video | 10 January 2022
    Evaluation Guru 4: Program Evaluation

    Evaluation Guru, a video series produced by ADB’s Independent Evaluation Department aims to enhance evaluation capacities in ADB’s member countries. The fourth episode talks about Program Evaluation.

  • Moving towards a Sustainable, Inclusive, and Resilient Recovery
    Video, IED Video | 27 October 2021
    Moving towards a Sustainable, Inclusive, and Resilient Recovery

    IED’s Saleha Waseem talks to Director General IEG Alison Evans and former Director General IED Marvin Taylor-Dormond on how offices of independent evaluations can support their organizations strengthen the use and potential of SDGs.

  • Evaluation Guru 3: What is Independent Evaluation?
    IED Video, Video | 23 September 2021
    Evaluation Guru 3: What is Independent Evaluation?

    Evaluation Guru, a video series produced by ADB’s Independent Evaluation Department proposes to enhance evaluation capacities in ADB’s member countries. The third episode talks about Independent Evaluation.

  • Evaluation Guru 2: Country Program Evaluations
    IED Video, Video | 31 August 2021
    Evaluation Guru 2: Country Program Evaluations

    Evaluation Guru, a video series produced by ADB’s Independent Evaluation Department proposes to enhance evaluation capacities in ADB’s member countries. The second episode talks about Country Program Evaluations.

  • Evaluation Guru: Evaluating Private Sector Operations
    IED Video, Video | 27 July 2021
    Evaluation Guru: Evaluating Private Sector Operations

    Evaluation Guru is a video series which takes the multimedia approach to meeting the growing demand for evaluation capacity development in ADB’s client countries. The first episode talks about how to evaluate Private Sector Operations.

Past Events


Recent Evaluations

08 Dec 2022 | Evaluation Document

Nauru: Improving Public Investment Management Program

The program built on progress made under previous ADB-financed, policy-based programs and technical assistance (TA) to improve the management of public expenditure and assets and governance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs). The planned program outcome

08 Dec 2022 | Evaluation Document

Papua New Guinea: Town Electrification Investment Program – Tranche 1

The program sought to substitute high-cost diesel power generation with sustainable renewable energy power generation in provincial urban centers.

08 Dec 2022 | Evaluation Document

People’s Republic of China: Gansu Jiuquan Integrated Urban Environment Improvement Project

The project was designed to promote environmentally sustainable and socioeconomically inclusive urban development in Jiuquan by upgrading urban infrastructure and services.

08 Dec 2022 | Evaluation Document

India: Uttarakhand Urban Sector Development Investment Program (Tranche 2 and Multitranche Financing Facility)

The multitranche financing facility (MFF) was to support the delivery of the Uttarakhand Urban Sector Development Road Map, enable flexibility in investment decisions based on the needs and constraints of each city, and allow implementation based on th

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Emmanuel JIMENEZ (Mr)
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Nathan SUBRAMANIAM (Mr)
Director, Sector and Projects Division
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