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This independent evaluation examines how ADB can position itself to improve access to climate finance, develop capacity in developing countries to attract and utilize climate finance, and scale up and mainstream support for climate change responses. The report provides insights into how ADB’s various initiatives have progressed, from the perspective of enhancing its ability to access and leverage climate finance.
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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.
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The collective impact of these projects was to maintain and refocus the attention of governments and civil society on mainstreaming environmental issues in the renewed development efforts after the Asian financial crisis.
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This program performance evaluation report presents the findings of an evaluation of the Environment and Social Program in the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
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Economic development is required for poverty reduction. At the same time, development could also lead to increased greenhouse gas pollution caused by the resulting growth in vehicular traffic, energy use and other activities.
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The Asian Development Bank's Shanxi Environment Improvement Project was selected for evaluation by the Independent Evaluation Department 3 years after completion to provide lessons and recommendation to future projects of this nature.
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The Global Environment Facility (GEF), established in 1991, provides grants and concessional funds to address the world’s global environmental issues.