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  • 16 Apr 2019

    2019 Annual Evaluation Review: Performance and Scorecards

    The 2019 Annual Evaluation Review (AER) comes in the midst of two important tasks following the approval of Strategy 2030 in 2018: the preparation of a new corporate results framework for the first half of Strategy 2030’s 12-year implementation period (2019–2024), and the formulation of the seven key operational priority plans (2019–2030). Strategy 2030 represents an important milestone and has created great expectations, but the new strategic goals and directions that it sets out still need to be properly operationalized.
  • 20 Mar 2019

    Fiji: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2014-2018

    The Asian Development Bank country partnership strategy (CPS), 2014–2018 for the Republic of Fiji had three key objectives: (i) raising Fiji’s growth potential by encouraging private sector investment, (ii) making growth more inclusive and improving service delivery, and (iii) reducing volatility and building resilience. ADB’s sovereign financing, including cofinancing in the form of loans, grants, and technical assistance during 2014–2018 amounted to $142.5 million.
  • 19 Feb 2019

    India: Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Investment Program (Tranche 1)

    The Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Investment Program was designed to assist the state in increasing economic growth, reducing poverty, and sustaining improvements in urban environment and in the quality of life in 15 medium-sized urban local bodies. The program was designed as a multitranche financing facility (MFF) and aimed to deliver essential municipal infrastructure and services, including improvements in water supply, wastewater management, solid waste management, urban drainage, urban transport and roads, and social infrastructure.
  • 7 Feb 2019

    Core Environment Program and Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Initiative in the Greater Mekong Subregion

    This real-time evaluation assessed the performance of the technical assistance (TA) support provided by the Asian Development Bank to the Core Environment Program and Biodiversity Conservation Corridors Initiative in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS). The evaluation focused on the first two phases (Phase 1 completed in 2012, and Phase 2 in 2018) of the program and includes the six countries of the GMS: Cambodia, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam, and parts of the People's Republic of China.  
  • 4 Feb 2019

    Bangladesh: Chittagong Port Trade Facilitation Project

    This project performance evaluation report assesses the performance of the Chittagong Port Trade Facilitation Project and highlights the lessons that can be learned from it. The evaluation is intended to be a contribution to a forthcoming review of transport operations of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), a sector-wide evaluation study.
  • 31 Jan 2019

    Sector Assistance Program Evaluation for the Pakistan Power Sector

    Pakistan has endured a severe energy crisis over the past decade, with long blackouts and industries unable to operate at optimal levels because of the inadequate power supply. The share of oil-fired power plants in the energy mix for power generation in Pakistan contributes disproportionately to the high average cost of power supply, impacting on the welfare of the overall population, particularly the poor.
  • 30 Jan 2019

    Georgia: Validation of the Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2014-2018

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) country partnership strategy (CPS) for Georgia, 2014–2018 aligned with country priorities and sought to foster inclusive economic growth, enhancing regional connectivity and ensuring environmentally sustainable growth. ADB’s program amounted to $1.9 billion, with transport operations accounting for 43.1% of financing, water and other urban infrastructure and services operations for 27.7%, public sector management operations for 13.1%, finance operations for 9.4%, and energy operations for 6.6%. 
  • 28 Jan 2019

    Nepal: Strengthening Public Management Program

    In September 2012, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved the policy-based Strengthening Public Management Program (SPMP) with a grant of $25.0 million to be disbursed in two tranches,1 and a technical assistance (TA) grant of $3.0 million, subsequently bolstered by additional financing to $6.6 million.2 The program aimed to improve the effectiveness of public goods and services delivery in Nepal as demonstrated by increased access to basic health care services and improved adult literacy rates by 2015.
  • 28 Jan 2019

    India: Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program (Project 1)

    The Government of India and Uttarakhand State Government saw that increased investment in road infrastructure would lead to improved personal mobility and accessibility, thus, reducing poverty and increasing personal incomes. The state government prepared its $1.2 billion 10-year Road Development Program (RDP) that covered seven sequential projects for implementation between 2007 and 2017. The aim was to improve roads to national standards and maintain the 16,800-kilometer (km) state road network in good condition.
  • 15 Jan 2019

    Indonesia: Infrastructure Reform Sector Development Program (Subprograms 1, 2, and 3, and an Infrastructure Project Development Facility)

    As a sector development program, it would introduce relevant reforms that would result in higher demand for and implementation of public–private partnerships (PPPs) across a range of sectors in Indonesia. The project loan would establish an infrastructure project development facility (IPDF), which would alleviate one of the most critical constraints impeding infrastructure development, namely, the lack of adequate project preparation.