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  • 29 Jun 2018

    Pakistan: Power Transmission Enhancement Investment Program—Tranche 1

    The National Transmission & Despatch Company (NTDC), a state-owned corporation began commercial operations in late 1998. It took over all properties, rights and assets, obligations, and liabilities of the 220 kilovolt (kV) and 500 kV grid stations and transmission lines and/or network owned by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA). The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) regulates NTDC’s tariff. NTDC’s investment needs to overcome existing capacity constraints was estimated to be $3.9 billion during the 10-year period of FY2007–FY2016.
  • 18 Jun 2018

    Policy-Based Lending 2008–2017: Performance, Results, and Issues of Design

    Policy-based lending (PBL) provides developing member countries with fast-disbursing budget support while, at the same time, creating an opportunity for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to influence policy reforms to boost growth and poverty reduction.
  • 7 Jun 2018

    Kyrgyz Republic: Emergency Assistance for Recovery and Reconstruction

    In April 2010, the Kyrgyz Republic experienced political disturbances that resulted in many deaths and injuries, property damage, and a change in government. In June 2010, community violence caused greater casualties, internal displacement, and physical damage and losses. The number of households living below the poverty threshold was estimated at 32% in 2009.
  • 5 Jun 2018

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

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This approach paper sets out the background, details of the selected technical assistance (TA) projects including evaluation findings and lessons, evaluation scope and approach, requisite data sources, and tentative resource and schedule requirements of this evaluation. The evaluation will assess to what extent the overall objective of integrating sound environmental system, biodiversity conservation, and climate resilient measures into the GMS Economic Cooperation Program has been achieved.
  • 1 Jun 2018

    Solomon Islands: Country Partnership Strategy Final Review Validation, 2012–2016

    The main objectives of the Country Partnership Strategy (CPS), 2012–2016 were poverty reduction and the creation of a more diversified and productive economy, in line with country priorities. The Asian Development Bank sovereign financing, including cofinancing, to the Solomon Islands in the form of loans, grants, and technical assistance during 2012–2016 amounted to $138.91 million, 76% of which was dedicated to transport, 16% to energy, and 8% to public sector management.
  • 1 Jun 2018

    Leading Factors of Success and Failure in Asian Development Bank Urban Sanitation Projects

    The targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all, and an end to open defecation, by 2030. Their achievement will require significant new financing. For urban Asia, an estimated $130 billion over 10 years in capital investment will be needed until 2030 if countries are to meet the SDGs’ water supply and sanitation targets. 
  • 1 Jun 2018

    Impact of Cost-Shared Water Supply Services on Household Welfare in Small Towns: Ex-Post Impact Evaluation of a Project in Nepal

    Impact evaluations go beyond the standard project assessment criteria and add value by explicitly estimating the development impact of interventions on the intended beneficiaries. This impact evaluation aims to add to the thin evidence on the impact of cost-shared, community-based water supply and sanitation interventions in small towns. It also aims to fill broader knowledge and evidence gaps on the institutional and non-health impacts of water supply and sanitation interventions.
  • 21 May 2018

    Strengthening Safeguard Capacity in the Pacific

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This paper sets out the evaluation approach for the conduct of performance evaluation of five individual technical assistance projects supported by ADB to strengthen country safeguard systems in the Pacific. The findings of the report will help strengthen ADB policy and capacity development support to mitigate the environment and involuntary resettlement impacts of development projects in the Pacific.
  • 15 May 2018

    Country Assistance Program Evaluation for Azerbaijan

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This evaluation approach paper sets out the evaluation approach for the country assistance program evaluation for Azerbaijan, the findings of which will be an input into the preparation and design of the new country partnership strategy (CPS) that will guide ADB operations in Azerbaijan from 2019 to 2023. In particular, the evaluation will (i) provide an independent assessment of the performance of ADB’s country programs and identify factors affecting performance, and (ii) draw forward-looking lessons and make recommendations for the next CPS.
  • 8 May 2018

    Kyrgyz Republic: Validation of Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2013–2017

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This paper lays out the validation plan for the Kyrgyz Republic Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2013–2017. The validation will assess ADB’s strategy and program based on the evaluation criteria of relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability, and development impacts.