ADB in South Asia

ADB works with 6 developing member countries to help build resilience against economic shocks, deliver sustainable services, and promote inclusive and sustainable growth.

South Asia: Results of ADB-Supported Operations

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of contributions to 7 Operational Priorities of Strategy 2030 from operations reported in project completion reports, technical assistance completion reports, and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

These results are also presented on the annual Development Effectiveness Review. The review covers all operations financed by ADB's ordinary capital resources and the Asian Development Fund, ADB's concessional lending window.


South Asia: Results of ADB-Supported Operations, 2010-2018

Indicator Achieved Result
Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction (tCO2-equivalent per year) 2,543,967
Energy saved (gigawatt-hour equivalent per year) 145
Distribution lines installed or upgraded (km) 64,069
Installed energy generation capacity (MW equivalent) 14,813
Installed energy generation capacity, Renewable (MW equivalent) 5,101
New households connected to electricity 2,768,342
New households connected to electricity, Rural 2,249,415
New households connected to electricity, Urban 518,927
Transmission lines installed or upgraded (km) 8,715
Indicator Achieved Result
Use of roads built or upgraded (average daily vehicle-kms in the first full year of operation) 44,585,541
Roads built or upgraded (km) 46,363
Expressways and national highways built or upgraded (km) 5,323
Provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (km) 35,173
Roads built or upgraded, Rural (km) 35,197
Roads built or upgraded, Urban (km) 5,918
Indicator Achieved Result
Households with new or improved water supply 4,355,692
Households with new or improved water supply, Rural 736,965
Households with new or improved water supply, Urban 3,618,727
Households with new or improved sanitation 1,064,984
Households with reduced flood risk 1,933,662
Land improved through irrigation, drainage and/or flood management (hectares) 546,633
Waste water treatment capacity added or improved (m3 per day) 358,080
Water supply pipes installed or upgraded (length of network in km) 17,521
Indicator Achieved Result
Microfinance loan accounts opened or end borrowers 4,280,442
Microfinance loan accounts opened or end borrowers, Female 3,673,401
Microfinance loan accounts opened or end borrowers, Male 399,878
Small and medium-sized enterprise loan accounts opened or end borrowers reached 1,228,363
Indicator Achieved Result
Students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities 23,251,203
Students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities, Female 11,703,855
Students benefiting from new or improved educational facilities, Male 11,547,348
Students educated and trained under improved quality assurance systems 46,209,266
Students educated and trained under improved quality assurance systems, Female 23,658,536
Students educated and trained under improved quality assurance systems, Male 22,550,731
Students educated and trained under improved quality assurance systems, TVET 1,205,829
Teachers trained with quality or competency standards 1,869,578
Teachers trained with quality or competency standards, Female 652,235
Teachers trained with quality or competency standards, Male 1,217,345
Teachers trained with quality or competency standards, TVET 6,855
Indicator Achieved Result
Cross-border transmission of electricity (gigawatt-hours per year) 4,358
Cross-border cargo volume facilitated (tons per year) 9,491,065

Source: Asian Development Bank. 2018 Development Effectiveness Review (April 2019)

Note: Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Sources: ADB project and/or program completion reports issued in 2010-2018, staff estimates, and ADB Strategy and Policy Department.

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