31-January-2013

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Evaluation Matters - A Quarterly Knowledge Publication of the Operations Evaluation Department of the African Development Bank Group

This special issue of eVALUation Matters brings highlights from the 2012 Evaluation Week. It presents a snapshot of each day’s activities, starting with the warm welcome message delivered by the Director of OPEV, Rakesh Nangia, who praised President Kaberuka for his 'incredible drive to improve everything'.

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.

31-December-2011

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Gabon - Country Assistance Evaluation, 1996-2008

The Gabon Country Assistance Evaluation (CAE) reviews assistance by the African Development Bank to Gabon over the 1996-2008 period, which covers 3 programming cycles, namely 1996-1998, 2003-2005 and 2006-2010, with each based on a Country Strategy Paper (CSP).

8-March-2011

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Country Assistance Evaluation of Sierra Leone, 1999-2009

Since 2008 the government of Sierra Leone appears to have a stronger strategic focus and direction. However there remain major concerns about corruption and fiscally unfavourable agreements with private companies, highlighted by high profile cases in relation to mining agreements.

8-March-2011

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Country Assistance Evaluation of Morocco, 1999-2009

The report found that there has been a positive trend in AfDB participation in policy dialogue, but its capacity and added value in policy dialogue remains limited.

8-March-2011

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Country Assistance Evaluation of Tanzania, 1999-2009

The report shows that decentralisation has increased the efficiency of the policy-based operations implementation, but decision-making authority is still limited at country level.

8-March-2011

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Country Assistance Evaluation of Burkina Faso, 1999-2009

The overall assessment by the report was highly positive. Bank support was judged to have played an important role in supporting policy reform and institutional strengthening.

8-March-2011

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Country Assistance Evaluation of Rwanda, 1999-2009

The report found that the degree of harmonisation and alignment of policy-based operations has improved significantly over the evaluation period. Policy dialogue and strategic engagement by the Rwanda field office also improved.

8-March-2011

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Country Assistance Evaluation of Ethiopia, 1999-2009

The Bank has participated within an increasingly better functioning framework of budget support in Ethiopia reflected in the lesser problems with disbursement that have been encountered.

22-February-2011

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Country Assistance Evaluation of Gabon, 1996-2008

The long delays in fulfilling loan conditions, inadequate quality at entry, problems of implementation capacity caused many delays in achieving results. A slow but gradual improvement can be seen though.

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