• 30-June-2015

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    Strategizing for the “Africa We Want”: Evaluation of the quality at entry of country strategy and regional integration strategy papers

    This report presents the findings of the independent evaluation of the quality at entry of country and regional integration strategies. The Bank has made little progress in achieving its target of 100 percent of Country Strategy Papers rated as satisfactory or better (S+)1. However, quality at entry, measured against moderately satisfactory or better (MS+), has improved over the study period.

  • 28-June-2013

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    Independent Evaluation of Non-Sovereign Operations, 2006-2011

    This evaluation reviewed a portfolio of 137 investments approved by the AfDB Board between 2006-2011, which account for a total approved investment volume of UA 3.9 billion, of which UA 3.5 billion is committed. It assessed four aspects of the NSO portfolio: the strategic alignment of the portfolio; the performance; the risk management framework and the risk exposures, and Institutional efficiency.

  • 31-May-2013

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    Evaluation Matters - The Knowledge Management Issue

    Knowledge Management at the AfDB: “Are we there yet?” And what will it take to ‘get there?’ This is the focus of a Special Edition of eVALUation Matters, released during the 2013 AfDB Annual Meetings in Marrakech. eVALUation matters is a quarterly knowledge publication of the Operations Evaluation Department of the African Development Bank.

  • 31-December-2012

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    Evaluation Matters - Evaluation concerns us all

    An effective and efficient evaluation function is crucial for the African Development Bank’s efforts to continuously strengthen the effectiveness of its development initiatives. This evaluation provides an independent and external assessment, a fresh perspective, but one that is evidence-based.

  • 25-March-2011

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    Evaluation of Policy-Based Operations, 1999-2009

    The evaluation concluded that the Bank has made substantial progress in its use of Polic-Based Operations, moving away from past dependence on the IMF and the World Bank for design of its engagement in structural adjustment operations

  • 2-April-2010

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    Towards Purposeful Partnerships in African Agriculture

    A joint evaluation of the agriculture and rural development policies and operations in Africa of the African Development Bank and the International Fund for Agricultural Development.

  • 2-March-2010

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    Independent Assessment of the Quality at Entry of ADF 2005-2008 Operations and Strategies

    This summary report presents the main findings, conclusions and recommendations of an independent review of quality at entry of African Development Fund operations and strategies for the years 2005 and 2008.

  • 3-February-2010

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    Project Supervision at the African Development Bank 2001-2008: An Independent Evaluation

    While marginally improving in recent years, project supervision still faces an uphill battle at the Bank.

  • 2-June-2009

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    Independent Evaluation of the Decentralisation Strategy and Process at the African Development Bank

    This report summarises the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the independent evaluation of the decentralisation strategy and process at the African Development Bank.

  • 20-February-2006

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    Operations Evaluation Department (OPEV) Annual Report 2005

    In this report, the Operations Evaluation Department (OPEV) presents an overview of its activities for 2005. The future challenges in respect of an effective, independent evaluation function are also highlighted.

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