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  • August 2017

    Asian Development Bank’s Support for State Owned Enterprise Reform

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This approach paper sets out the approach and methodology for an independent assessment of ADB’s engagements on state-owned enterprise (SOEs) reforms. The evaluation aims to inform the ADB Board and Management on ADB’s experience to date with SOE reforms, and provide guidance for engagement with SOEs in the foreseeable future. It also aims to draw lessons for expanding future engagement with SOEs, including support to SOEs through the nonsovereign public sector financing modality. 
  • August 2017

    Topical Paper: Contribution of ADB Sanitation Projects

    ONGOING EVALUATION. The main objective of this evaluation paper is to highlight the lessons and suggestions, by reviewing the completed projects (of approved loans since 2003) across all the regions in the last 10 years or so. It will highlight experiences of successes and failures surrounding ADB’s support in the sanitation subsector.
  • August 2017

    Independent Evaluation Department of the Asian Development Bank: A Self-Evaluation

    The Independent Evaluation Department (IED), through its accountability and learning mandates, conducts evaluation activities to help the Board of Directors, ADB Management, and decision makers in Asian Development Bank’s developing member countries to understand whether resources have been well spent, and whether the planned outcomes have been achieved. Its strategic goal is to accelerate ADB’s development effectiveness through independent evaluation.
  • July 2017

    ADB Support for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This paper sets out the approach and methodology for an independent evaluation of ADB's support for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The evaluation will assess the performance of ADB support for SMEs in addressing sector constraints and delivering target outputs and outcomes, draw factors contributing to success and lessons from experience, and make recommendations to help enhance the performance of ADB’s future support for SMEs.
  • July 2017

    Bangladesh: Secondary Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project

    The project aimed to improve the living conditions and health standards in participating secondary towns in Bangladesh, and to improve sustainability and efficiency of pourashava water utilities.
  • July 2017

    Papua New Guinea: Civil Aviation Development Investment Program (Tranche 1)

    In December 2009, the Board of Directors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $480 million multitranche financing facility (MFF) to support a planned $640 million investment program for Papua New Guinea's aviation sector. The MFF was considered highly suitable for financing the investment program because of low commitment charges that would be levied on PNG and physical implementation would be slow based on previous experience in PNG projects.
  • July 2017

    Pakistan: Flood Emergency Reconstruction Project

    The government requested for an emergency assistance loan from ADB in February 2011 with a 3-year implementation period aimed at restoring damaged infrastructure in the Sindh province, following the priorities identified in the damage and needs assessment report.
  • July 2017

    Nepal: Rural Finance Sector Development Cluster Program (Subprogram 2)

    Addressing the shortcomings in the rural finance sector meant developing an enabling environment for the sector through policy, legal, regulatory, and institutional reforms.
  • July 2017

    ADB Support for Social Protection: Responding to Shocks and Risks

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This approach paper discusses the rationale, details of the four selected technical assistance projects, evaluation scope, approach, and data sources, tentative schedule and resource requirements, and dissemination of the findings of the proposed TA Performance Evaluation Report.
  • July 2017

    India: MFF-Madhya Pradesh Power Sector Investment Program (Tranche 4)

    From 2002–2006, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) helped the Government of Madhya Pradesh to improve the energy sector policy and governance and promote efficiency gains and loss reduction. These efforts were coordinated with those of other development partners to maximize the value of sector reforms and physical investments. In continuing the support for Madhya Pradesh, the multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) modality was deemed to be particularly well suited for the investment program given the need for a flexible, multi-step approach to implementation.

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