• 5-March-2014

    English, PDF, 2,675kb

    ADB's Support for Inclusive Growth

    This study assesses ADB’s operations in promoting inclusive growth during 2000–2012. This is a timely exercise as it comes at the halfway mark of Strategy 2020’s term. The study looks at how ADB set and monitored its institutional priorities for promoting inclusive growth at the corporate level and through its country operations.

  • 12-February-2014

    English, PDF, 3,532kb

    Inclusion, Resilience, Change: ADB’s Strategy 2020 at Mid-Term

    The midterm review of Strategy 2020 provides the Asian Development Bank a precious opportunity to draw on its vast experience over the first 5 years of the strategy’s implementation. This evaluation report views the three strategic agendas of inclusive growth, environmental sustainability, and regional integration set out in 2008 as being highly relevant for the second half of Strategy 2020.

  • 31-October-2011

    English, , 886kb

    The Asian Development Fund Operations: A Decade of Supporting Poverty Reduction in the Asia and Pacific Region

    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.

  • 25-October-2011

    English, , 1,689kb

    Managing for Development Results

    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.

  • 14-July-2011

    English, , 540kb

    Performance of the Asian Development Bank Institute: Research, Capacity Building and Training, and Outreach and Knowledge Management

    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.

  • 4-June-2009

    English, , 49kb

    Bangladesh: Meghnaghat Power Project

    The Meghnaghat Power Project has demonstrated how to plan, prepare, and implement a successful power plant privately owned and operated by an independent power producer in Bangladesh.

  • 2-July-2008

    English, , 309kb

    Best Practices in Irrigation and Drainage: Learning from Successful Projects

    A Case Study from the 2006 Annual Evaluation Review In 2004, the Asian Development Bank updated the sector and thematic classification and identified irrigation and drainage (ID) as one of the subsectors under the agriculture and natural resources sector.

  • 5-February-2008

    English, , 200kb

    Partnering and Harmonization: Review of ADB Harmonization Strategies and Activities in Selected Programming Operations

    A Case Study from the 2007 Special Evaluation Study on the Asian Development Bank's Approaches to Partnering and Harmonization: In the Context of the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness