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  • 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.
  • 16 Apr 2018

    2018 Annual Evaluation Review

    The 2018 Annual Evaluation Review (AER) adds new perspectives to the development effectiveness discussion in two areas. First, it introduces a new section on ADB’s development results by distilling key findings from its high-level evaluations to analyze changes that have taken place due to ADB’s interventions, particularly achievements in the institution’s strategic agendas, drivers of growth, and country programs.
  • 28 Mar 2018

    Sector-wide Evaluation: ADB’s Support for the Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Rural Development Sector

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This paper sets out the rationale, approach, and methodology for an independent evaluation of the support of Asian Development Bank (ADB) for agriculture, focusing on the agriculture, natural resources, and rural development (ANRRD) sector. The purpose of the evaluation is to assess ADB’s support to agriculture and provide guidance for more effective support in the future. The focus of the evaluation will be on the ANRRD sector, with non-ANRRD investments limited to a characterization.
  • 6 Feb 2018

    Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative

    This evaluation of the Pacific Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI), 2007–2017, examines whether the initiative has been successful in improving the enabling business environment of the 14 ADB Pacific developing member countries (DMCs).
  • 5 Feb 2018

    People’s Republic of China: Clean Bus Leasing

    ONGOING EVALUATION. The evaluation will assess the development impact and adequacy of the program towards achieving its objectives and derive lessons which can assist in the design and implementation of future ADB private sector operations, particularly similar investments (leasing) structures, in the subsector of clean buses in the PRC or others.
  • 31 Jan 2018

    Viet Nam: Financial Sector Deepening Program

    The Financial Sector Deepening Program was formulated to address key constraints to deepening of the finance sector. These included the development of a money market, actions to improve the depth and liquidity of the capital market, and efforts to strengthen institutions and capacity of the nonbank finance sector. The program utilized a programmatic approach with two subprograms to focus on the development of a money market and deepening of the capital market, both basic building blocks of finance sector development.
  • 31 Jan 2018

    Indonesia: Financial Market Development and Integration Program

    The Financial Market Development and Integration Program was formulated to support the government’s key reforms under the Capital Market and Nonbank Financial Industry Master Plan (CMNMP) 2010–2014. The CMNMP aimed to deepen the capital market, expand access to nonbank financing, and broaden the investor base. The plan’s functional focus was increasing linkages among the contractual savings subsector, and funding arrangements that are compliant with Islamic sharia law and the traditional capital markets.
  • 30 Jan 2018

    Sector Assistance Program Evaluation for the Pakistan Power Sector

    ONGOING EVALUATION. The evaluation will provide an independent assessment of ADB’s operations that support Pakistan power sector reforms and infrastructure development, and draw lessons for addressing the financial sustainability and other challenges that the sector faces.The evaluation will assess and inform the ADB Board and Management on ADB’s experience in supporting Pakistan’s power sector during the study period, and providing guidance on further engagement in the future.