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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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News Release | 13 Apr 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.

Evaluation Document | 12 Apr 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

News Release | 21 Feb 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. 

News Release | 11 Oct 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?
    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.

Past Events


Recent Evaluations

19 May 2022 | Evaluation Document

Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Economic Policy Support for Enhancing Productivity and Employment

The technical assistance (TA) aimed to help the Government of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to improve its investment policy and promote business innovation, workplace skills development, and employment facilitation.

17 May 2022 | Evaluation Document

India: Supporting Public–Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development

The technical assistance (TA) aimed to improve public sector capacity to develop and implement infrastructure public–private partnership (PPP) projects in India. The expected impact was increased availability of infrastructure through PPPs.

17 May 2022 | Evaluation Document

People’s Republic of China: Qingdao Rural Waste-to-Energy Project

The technical assistance (TA) was designed to enhance and strengthen the capacity of the executing agency and the implementing agency to prepare for the ensuing project, which aimed to demonstrate a comprehensive utilization of agricultural and livesto

17 May 2022 | Evaluation Document

Developing Capacity of Public Sector Internal Audit Institutions

The technical assistance (TA) aimed to further develop and strengthen the capacity of public sector internal audit institutions in selected developing member countries. This report validates the completion report's assessment of the TA.

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Independent Evaluation Department
Asian Development Bank
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Emmanuel JIMENEZ (Mr)
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Sona SHRESHTHA (Ms)
Deputy Director General
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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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