English, PDF, 838kb
This second independent evaluation of the ADB program in Pakistan (the first was in 2007) covers operations and policy dialogue during 2002–2012. The focus is on the results of two country strategies, one covering 2002–2006 and the other 2009–2013. The evaluation assesses the performance of ADB operations, and provides lessons and recommendations for ADB’s new country partnership strategy (CPS), scheduled for approval in 2014.
English, PDF, 907kb
This performance evaluation report assesses the performance and impact of the project and generates a series of findings, lessons and recommendations to contribute in the future design and implementation of similar ADB projects.
English, PDF, 1,208kb
This evaluation focuses on the performance of ADB’s decentralization for quality service delivery and development effectiveness and provides policy recommendations.
English, PDF, 3,464kb
Learning Lessons: Enhancing the Contribution of the Private Sector to Inclusive and Environmentally Sustainable Growth
This Learning Lessons distills lessons from ADB’s experience with a view to informing the selection, design, and monitoring of future private sector operations.
English, PDF, 901kb
This paper examines the causes and consequences of the recent escalation and volatility of world food prices, and the implications for Asia and for the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It warns that if the problems of agricultural productivity are not addressed, it is quite possible that food security will be a recurrent world and regional concern in the coming decades, potentially jeopardizing Asia’s economic growth.
French, PDF, 412kb
Le document de politique d’évaluation énonce les principes, standards et approches d’évaluation auxquels l’AFD se réfère. Son objectif premier est d’afficher, tant au niveau interne qu’externe, l’importance accordée par l’institution à l’évaluation de son action.
English, PDF, 820kb
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency(UNRWA)provides support to 4.9 million refugees in Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the West Bank. The Department for International Development (DFID) is UNRWA's fourth largest donor. This review assesses the impact of DFID’s support on Palestine refugees, the effectiveness of DFID’s engagement with UNRWA and focuses on UNRWA’s provision of support to refugees (except Syria).
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Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have always been leading participants in development and humanitarian activities, in channelling large amounts of development cooperation money from both government funds and other sources into a range of projects and programmes. Like others, they are expected to show the results of their activities and for that purpose they have developed systems for monitoring and evaluation.
English, PDF, 588kb
One way to improve and strengthen aid, according to a number of international aid agencies, is to support recipient governments to ‘take ownership’ of aid activities. In arguing for a stronger ownership of development and aid processes, the focus has primarily been on recipient governments rather than the local populations in villages, towns and cities that are the ultimate target group and end users of most development aid.
English, PDF, 2,745kb
Review of the Danish Demining Group (DDG) Humanitarian Mine Action Support to the National Strategy through Clearance and Enhanced Quality Project in Afghanistan (October 2010 – September 2013)
Demining efforts by the Danish Demining Group and its peers, the 1,861 km2 of minefields and battle areas recorded in 1989 had been reduced by over 70%, including the majority of populated areas. The goal of the evaluated three-year project, is to assist the Government of Afghanistan and the Mine Action Coordinating Committee for Afghanistan (MACCA) in achieving the aims of the Afghanistan Compact and comply with the Ottawa Convention.