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The 2013 Annual Evaluation Review assesses the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) operational performance in 2012, and synthesize lessons on development effectiveness for ADB and member countries. The review also provides an update on actions taken in relation to evaluation findings.
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This Learning Lessons reviews and analyzes lessons drawn from evaluation of Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) support to the education sector over the last 10 years.Lessons presented in this synthesis are not prescriptive. When viewed properly from a contextual perspective, they can help deepen understanding of ADB’s sector experience and provide inputs into the design and delivery of future projects.
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The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have been seen as the world’s greatest promise to help bring about socioeconomic development. As the deadline to achieve the MDGs approaches, governments, civil society organizations, and development institutions are looking back to learn from the MDG experience to inform their position in the post-2015 development context.
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This technical assistance performance evaluation report covers six facility-type technical assistance projects approved by ADB for the People’s Republic of China (PRC). The report identifies lessons and offers recommendations to ADB on whether and how to plan and manage similar modes of engagement with governments in upper- and middle-income countries that have relatively strong in-country capacities.
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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.
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The project performance evaluation assesses project’s performance as well as the long-term impacts of the project and its sustainability. It examines the project's contribution to the decentralization and deconcentration reforms in Cambodia as well as its contribution to the development of stronger governance and audit systems.
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The evaluation rates ADB’s overall performance successful as ADB’s three country strategies during the evaluation period (1994–2010) identified the right objectives consistent with ADB’s corporate strategies and with the government’s priorities in addressing the country’s major constraints.
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ADB’s assistance to the transport sector in Sri Lanka is rated as relevant. It supported the government’s primary objective of promoting economic growth and has also been consistent with ADB’s country and sector strategies.
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This study assesses ADB's support for promoting good governance in Pacific developing member countries from 2000 to 2010. It is an input to the forthcoming evaluation of the Pacific Approach and provides lessons and recommendations for the next Pacific strategy.
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ADB established the Asian Development Fund (ADF) for concessionary lending to poorer developing member countries. The ADF's purpose is to promote economic and social development in those developing member countries.