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Evaluation Documents

  • September 2017

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

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This paper lays out the validation plan for the Solomon Islands Country Partnership Strategy (CPS), 2012–2016. The report will identify lessons and recommendations for ADB’s future activities in the upcoming country operations business plans (COBPs). The validation will assess ADB’s strategy and program using the five criteria of relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, sustainability, and development impacts.
  • September 2017

    Turkmenistan: Country Operations Final Review Validation, 2002–2016

    This report provides an independent assessment and validation of the Turkmenistan 2002–2016 country operations final review prepared as a self-evaluation by the Central and West Asia Department of the Asian Development Bank. It assesses ADB and borrower performance, the quality of the self-evaluation, and identifies issues and provide recommendations for the preparation of CPS, 2017–2021. 
  • September 2017

    Fiji: Suva–Nausori Water Supply and Sewerage Project

    To address the deficiencies in water supply and sewerage systems, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Fiji prepared a public sector investment project to enhance human development, particularly for the urban poor, by improving water supply and sewerage services and introducing incremental institutional reforms to improve the efficiency and sustainability of the improved services. In January 2009, Fiji government asked ADB to provide supplementary financing to cover anticipated cost overruns for the original loan.
  • September 2017

    Lessons from ADB’s Country Partnerships 2010–2017 A Synthesis of Evaluations

    ONGOING EVALUATION. The purpose of the country partnership strategy (CPS) evaluation synthesis is to provide a digest of the lessons learned on what works and what doesn’t in country partnerships, their strategies and programs.
  • September 2017

    Maldives: Economic Recovery Program

    ONGOING EVALUATION. This evaluation approach paper presents the background, issues to be addressed, a proposed approach, and schedule for preparing a project performance evaluation report of the Economic Recovery Program in Maldives. The report will assess the extent to which the reforms achieved under the program strengthened public financial management in Maldives, through assessment of the program’s institutional impacts and sustainability.
  • August 2017

    Azerbaijan: East–West Highway Improvement Project

    The east–west highway corridor forms part of the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC) corridor. However, owing to lack of resources for maintenance and overloading of trucks, the east–west highway, which had been developed primarily under the former Soviet Union, was in poor condition at appraisal. The poor condition of the road network was a major impediment to economic development in the six regions of west Azerbaijan (Agstafa, Ganja, Goranboy, Gazakh, Goygol, and Yevlakh).
  • August 2017

    Sri Lanka: Secondary Towns and Rural Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation Project

    With the benefit of Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) experience in the sector, a project was designed to focus on major investments in selected secondary towns and in small community-based rural water supply schemes. The original project was presented in 2002 and this was approved in 2003. The project was to be completed in 2009, but in late 2004, the Indian Ocean tsunami significantly impacted parts of the country, including much of the project area. The project was further hampered when armed conflict resumed in 2005.
  • August 2017

    Indonesia: Second Local Government Finance and Governance Reform Program (Subprograms 1 and 2)

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a $300 million program loan and a $30 million project loan to the government for the first Local Government Finance and Governance Reform Sector Development Program (LGFGR1) in 2005 to enhance the development effectiveness and public service delivery efficiency of local governments. As a continuing program of the reform progress, the Second Local Government Finance and Governance Reform Program (LGFGR2) was designed in 2008 to tackle major policy issues in a medium- to longer-term framework.
  • August 2017

    Cambodia: Strengthening Technical and Vocational Education and Training Project

    Lack of access to formal training on a national basis, weak links with industry, lack of entrepreneurial focus, poor quality control, and inadequate institutional financing were identified as limiting factors affecting the quantity and quality of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) system in Cambodia. The government of Cambodia and ADB agreed on an intervention to support efforts to improve the technical and vocational education and training systems, as articulated in the Strengthening Technical and Vocational Education and Training.