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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.
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Given that Managing for Development Results (MfDR) mainstreaming activities are still ongoing, the primary evaluative focus of the study is on the process and institutional changes within ADB, rather than on actual results on the ground, which would largely be premature at this stage.
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The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI) commenced operations in Tokyo, Japan, following an inaugural meeting December 1997, as a subsidiary body of the Asian Development Bank to contribute to the development of Asia and within the purview of ADB’s functions and directions.
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The special evaluation study assesses the support provided by the Asian Development Bank to countries in fragile and conflict-affected situations.
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For multilateral development banks, projects are conceived primarily as investment interventions. Assessment of sustainability is centered on the continuity of project outcomes over the life of the project.
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This 2010 Annual Evaluation Review reports on the accomplishments of the Independent Evaluation Department of the Asian Development Bank in 2009, highlighting key lessons identified from the department's evaluations.
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The Independent Evaluation Department of the Asian Development Bank has been tracking and reporting on the implementation of its recommendations since 1982. The objective is to increase the use of evalution findings in decision making.
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This sector synthesis report presents evaluation findings in the irrigation and drainage sector; identifies the key factors affecting project performance; and highlights the major issues.
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This special evaluation study assesses the effectiveness of Asian Development Bank support for public sector reforms in Pacific developing member countries.
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This is the first special evaluation study on the Asian Development Bank's technical assistance for justice reform in its developing member countries.