3-September-2010

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Viet Nam: Rural Infrastructure Sector Project

Agriculture and rural development are critical to Viet Nam's development, as 80% of the country's poor live in the rural areas, and the greater part of the rural population is primarily engaged in farming.

7-July-2010

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Performance of ADB Assistance to Agriculture and Natural Resources - Evidence from Post-Completion Evaluations

Cross-country studies show that growth in gross domestic product originating from agriculture is at least twice as effective in reducing property as the growth of gross domestic product originating outside of agriculture.

17-December-2009

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Agriculture and Natural Resources Sector in Nepal

The main purpose of this sector assistance program evaluation is to assess the performance of the Asian Development Bank assistance to the agriculture and natural resources sector in Nepal.

2-September-2009

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Agriculture and Rural Development Sector in Cambodia

This sector assistance program evaluation has been designed as an independent review of ADB's assistance to that sector and as an input into the country assistance program evaluation.

4-December-2008

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Policy Implementation and Impact of Agriculture and Natural Resources Research

The Agriculture and Natural Resources Research (ANRR) Policy paper of 1995 articulated the Asian Development Bank's approach to supporting research in the agriculture and natural resources sector.

7-May-2006

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Pathways Out of Rural Poverty and the Effectiveness of Poverty Targeting

This special evaluation study (SES) arises from the increasing importance the Asian Development Bank (ADB) places on poverty reduction, which has become the overarching goal of its operations.

7-December-2005

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Sector Assistance Program Evaluation for the Agriculture and Natural Resources Sector in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic

This report by the Operations Evaluation Department (OED) evaluates 20 years (1986–2005) of Asian Development Bank (ADB) support to agriculture and natural resources (ANR)development in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR).

27-December-2004

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Effectiveness of Participatory Approaches: Do the New Approaches Offer an Effective Solution to the Conventional Problems in Rural Development Projects?

This special evaluation study (SES) was initiated in view of the consequent proliferation of participatory approaches in the new generation of rural development projects and the widely reported poor performance of earlier rural development projects using top-down and supply-driven approaches.