• 28-December-2013

    English, PDF, 1,740kb

    People’s Republic of China: Gansu Clean Energy Development Project

    This performance evaluation report presents the independent evaluation of the Gansu Clean Energy Development Project in the People’s Republic of China. It identifies the lessons from the project which can then be used to assist in the design and implementation of future ADB private sector operations in the region.

  • 28-December-2013

    English, PDF, 2,011kb

    Pakistan: Punjab Road Development Sector Project

    This performance evaluation report assesses the performance and impact of the project and generates a series of findings, lessons and recommendations to contribute in the future design and implementation of similar ADB projects.

  • 28-December-2013

    English, PDF, 903kb

    Pakistan: Road Sector Development Program (Policy loan)

    This performance evaluation report assesses the performance and impact of the program and generates a series of findings, lessons and recommendations to contribute in the future design and implementation of similar ADB projects.

  • 28-December-2013

    English, PDF, 652kb

    Cambodia: (Cambodia) Power Transmission Lines Co., Ltd., Power Transmission Project

    This performance evaluation report assesses ADB’s support to the project as highly successful based on the criteria of development impact and outcome and, from ADB’s side, investment profitability, work quality, and additionality. A lesson from this project and ADB’s wider engagement in Cambodia’s energy sector is long-term sector engagements help facilitate enabling environments, as it has in Cambodia’s energy sector.

  • 21-November-2013

    English, PDF, 1,927kb

    Food Security in Asia: No Time for Complacency

    This topical report is based on Food Security Challenges in Asia, a study by ADB's Independent Evaluation. It looks at the causes and consequences of the recent escalation and volatility of world food prices, and the implications for Asia and for ADB. It warns that if the problems of agricultural productivity are not addressed, it is quite possible that food security will be a world and regional concern in the coming decades.

  • 12-November-2013

    English, PDF, 838kb

    Country Assistance Program Evaluation for Pakistan

    This second independent evaluation of the ADB program in Pakistan (the first was in 2007) covers operations and policy dialogue during 2002–2012. The focus is on the results of two country strategies, one covering 2002–2006 and the other 2009–2013. The evaluation assesses the performance of ADB operations, and provides lessons and recommendations for ADB’s new country partnership strategy (CPS), scheduled for approval in 2014.

  • 8-November-2013

    English, PDF, 907kb

    Papua New Guinea: Smallholder Support Services Pilot Project

    This performance evaluation report assesses the performance and impact of the project and generates a series of findings, lessons and recommendations to contribute in the future design and implementation of similar ADB projects.

  • 24-October-2013

    English, PDF, 1,208kb

    Corporate Evaluation Study on ADB's Decentralization: Progress and Operational Performance

    This evaluation focuses on the performance of ADB’s decentralization for quality service delivery and development effectiveness and provides policy recommendations.

  • 10-October-2013

    English, PDF, 3,464kb

    Learning Lessons: Enhancing the Contribution of the Private Sector to Inclusive and Environmentally Sustainable Growth

    This Learning Lessons distills lessons from ADB’s experience with a view to informing the selection, design, and monitoring of future private sector operations.

  • 10-October-2013

    English, PDF, 901kb

    Food Security Challenges in Asia

    This paper examines the causes and consequences of the recent escalation and volatility of world food prices, and the implications for Asia and for the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It warns that if the problems of agricultural productivity are not addressed, it is quite possible that food security will be a recurrent world and regional concern in the coming decades, potentially jeopardizing Asia’s economic growth.

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