31-October-2011

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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