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The case studies presented in this report were conducted in preparation of the special evaluation study of the Asian Development Bank's 1995 Policy on Involuntary Resettlement.
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The scope of the evaluation included the overall EC co-operation and partnership with India, and in particular the EC-India Country Strategies from 1991 onwards.
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With gross domestic product (GDP) growth averaging about 3.5% per annum for almost four decades after independence, the slow pace of economic growth was of increasing concern to the Government of India.
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The reforms to encourage private sector participation in the state’s infrastructure development were highly successful, with Gujarat being the first state to enact a law to regulate private sector participation.
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This evaluation study reviews trends in foreign direct investment, noting the rapid growth in private capital flows in developing member countries, followed by a severe contraction following the Asian financial crisis.
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The PUMA-CASA Project is part of the Canadian response to the December 2004 tsunami that affected several countries surrounding the Bay of Bengal. The project aims to provide disaster relief to 6 coastal villages of the Tamil Nadu State in India.
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This study evaluates the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) 1995 policy on involuntary resettlement. Sixteen case studies of ongoing and completed projects with significant involuntary resettlement were done in the People’s Republic of China, India, and the Philippines.
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This report evaluates the performance and achievements of ADB's loans to the Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India Limited and Industrial Finance Corporation of India Limited in promoting private sector participation in infrastructure development.
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This report analyzes the Bank's contribution to freer trade in developing countries and makes concrete recommendations on how to boost trade opportunities to better alleviate poverty in the future.
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When conducted at the right time, and when they focus on key issues of concern to policy makers and managers, and when the results are presented in a user-friendly format, evaluations can provide a highly cost-effective way to improve the performance and impact of development policies, programs and projects. But evaluations that fail these criteria may produce no useful results– even when they are methodologically sound. This report