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  • 19 Sep 2018

    Validation of Fiji Country Partnership Strategy Final Review, 2014–2018

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This validation plan provides the objectives, procedures, resource requirements and timelines for the validation of the findings and assessments of the final review of the Fiji Country Partnership Strategy (CPS), 2014–2018 . The validation will inform ADB’s future operations and its forthcoming CPS for 2019–2023 for Fiji.
  • 19 Sep 2018

    Solomon Islands: Transport Sector Development Project

    In December 2010, ADB approved an Asian Development Fund (ADF) grant of $12 million for the Transport Sector Development Project that aimed to improve access to socioeconomic opportunities by rehabilitating and maintaining land, sea, and air transport infrastructure. The governments of Australia and New Zealand offered significant parallel grant cofinancing of $30 million each. The Government of the Solomon Islands was to provide $12.5 million to the National Transport Fund (NTF), which was also supported by development partners’ contributions.
  • 19 Sep 2018

    Kazakhstan: Countercyclical Support

    In early 2014, a long-term development strategy—Kazakhstan 2050—was launched to transform the economy into one that is diversified, private sector-driven, and developed. In response to the crisis, the government undertook a range of countercyclical measures, including finance for income-generating activities, increased infrastructure spending, and restructuring of the banking sector. The Nurly Zhol program for infrastructure development approved in April 2015 to support and stabilize economic growth and employment included anti-crisis measures for sectors facing export declines.
  • 19 Sep 2018

    People’s Republic of China: Risk Mitigation and Strengthening of Endangered Reservoirs in Shandong Province Project

    The PRC's Ministry of Water Resources reflected the high priority given by the government to strengthening reservoirs by establishing the National Reservoir Strengthening Program (NRSP) in 2001. Although the aim was to complete NRSP during the Eleventh Five-Year Plan (2006–2010) period, it was also intended that reservoir rehabilitation would continue beyond the program. More than 30,000 unsafe reservoirs were in need of rehabilitation. Also, class I and II reservoirs were not part of the NRSP but were expected to deteriorate and will need rehabilitation.
  • 19 Sep 2018

    Tajikistan: Nurek 500 kV Switchyard Reconstruction Project

    In December 2008, the government signed a $54.77 million grant agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to fund the construction of a new 500 kilovolt (kV) GIS for the Nurek hydroelectric power plant. The fund was relent to Barki Tojik Open Joint Stock Holding Company (BT) at an interest rate of 5% per annum over a period of 25 years, including a 5-year grace period with the foreign exchange risk being borne by BT. The proceeds were from ADB’s Special Funds.
  • 5 Sep 2018

    Indonesia: Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Project Phase II

    This report presents the findings of an evaluation of Indonesia’s Coral Reef Rehabilitation and Management Project (COREMAP) Phase II. The project aimed to introduce and implement coastal resource management through (i) strengthening the capacity of provincial and district institutions to formulate coral reef management policies and strategies; and (ii) developing community-based resource management by improving monitoring, control, and surveillance, promoting social infrastructure, and supporting microenterprises. 
  • 4 Sep 2018

    Corporate Evaluation of the Safeguard Policy Statement

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This paper sets out the approach and methodology for an evaluation of the effectiveness of Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS) in achieving ADB’s safeguard objectives.
  • 4 Sep 2018

    Maldives: Economic Recovery Program

    The Economic Recovery Program in Maldives aimed for the recovery and sustainable growth of the economy over the medium term by supporting structural reforms. It sought to create greater fiscal space in the government budget by diversifying the tax base and rationalizing expenditures, improving debt management, and privatizing state-owned enterprises. This evaluation assessed the program successful overall although the sustainability of some outcomes was considered less than likely. 
  • 3 Sep 2018

    Uzbekistan: Surkhandarya Water Supply and Sanitation Project

    The project was designed to improve water supply and sanitation services and improve hygiene through the replacement of aging and deteriorating infrastructure, hygiene promotion, and institutional support.
  • 28 Aug 2018

    Support for Small and Medium- Sized Enterprises, 2005–2017: Business Environment, Access to Finance, Value Chains, and Women in Business

    Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the backbone of many developing economies in the world. Given their substantial share in national employment and gross domestic product, policy makers and development practitioners perceive them as major instruments for poverty reduction and inclusive economic growth. At the same time, while research is not conclusive on the matter, policy makers often note that multiple policy and market failures disproportionately hinder their productive participation in market activity.