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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.

In the Spotlight

Speech | 6 Sep 2021

Transformational Evaluation in Turbulent Times - Marvin Taylor-Dormond

Speech by Marvin Taylor-Dormond, Director-General, Independent Evaluation Department, ADB, at the 2021 Asian Evaluation Week “Transformational Evaluation: Moving from Uncertainties to Resilience”, 6 September 2021

Video | 31 Aug 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.

Video | 27 Jul 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.

Evaluation Document | 24 May 2021

Country Assistance Program Evaluation for Bangladesh

Bangladesh is celebrating 50 years of independence. Over this period, impressive development targets have been reached and, before the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Bangladesh was recording the highest rates of growth in its economic history and

Learning from past lessons to address the present crisis

News and Events

  • Evaluation Guru 3: What is Independent Evaluation?
    Video, IED 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
    Video, IED 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
    Video, IED 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.

  • Boosting Collaboration in Evaluation in Times of Crisis
    IED Video | 12 April 2021
    Boosting Collaboration in Evaluation in Times of Crisis

    IED’s Veronique Salze-Lozac’h and OECD’s Megan Chouane talk about how evaluators can collaborate better to address the COVID-19 crisis.

  • About Independent Evaluation at Asian Development Bank
    IED Video | 29 October 2020
    About Independent Evaluation at Asian Development Bank

    This video highlights the role of independent evaluation as a tool that supports both accountability and learning. It also endeavors to understand what works, what doesn’t and why to increase the effectiveness of development assistance.

Past Events


Recent Evaluations

22 Sep 2021 | Evaluation Document

Technical Assistance Completion Report Validation: Observations and Emerging Lessons

This synthesis paper provides observations and emerging lessons from technical assistance completion report (TCR) validations.

13 Sep 2021 | Evaluation Document

Kyrgyz Republic: Strengthening Government Capacity for Managing Development Projects

The main objective of the capacity development technical assistance (CDTA) was to strengthen government’s capacity to manage development projects.

13 Sep 2021 | Evaluation Document

Kyrgyz Republic: Second Vocational Education and Skills Development Project

The project built upon the achievements of the first Vocational Education and Skills Development Project, which supported reforms to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the primary technical and vocational education and training (TVET) system. 

13 Sep 2021 | Evaluation Document

People’s Republic of China: Railway Energy Efficiency and Safety Enhancement Investment Program (Multitranche Financing Facility and the Five Tranches)

The investment program was to introduce modern technology for enhanced energy efficiency, environmental sustainability, and safety on a network basis in the southwestern railway lines, as well as to support institutional development and enhance staff c

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Independent Evaluation Department
Asian Development Bank
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Marvin TAYLOR (Mr)
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Joanne ASQUITH (Ms)
Director, Thematic and Country Division
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Nathan SUBRAMANIAM (Mr)
Director, Sector and Projects Division
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