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Fostering Regional Integration in Africa: An Evaluation of the Bank’s Multinational Operations, 2000-2010
Financing multinational operations became one of the top priorities of Bank policies and strategies in 1998. OPEV’s evaluation of the Bank’s multinational operations finds that the Bank has developed an increasingly coherent strategic and operational framework to guide its assistance towards regional integration in Africa. Over the last decade, multinational operations grew significantly, from 6% in 2000 to over 15% in 2010.
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Agricultural Water Management: An Evaluation of the African Development Bank’s Assistance in Ghana and Mali, 1990-2010
The objective of the evaluation was to evaluate past experiences, draw lessons, and formulate recommendations to inform and guide the Bank‘s future investments in this sub-sector; as well as to provide timely insight into specific issues relevant to the Bank‘s renewed focus on agricultural water in Africa.
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An Independent Evaluation of the Assistance of the African Development Bank to Fragile States 1999-2010
This independent evaluation of the African Development Bank’s assistance to fragile states, acknowledges that the Bank has made progress and had a positive impact. However, it calls for a “change in direction” to allow the Bank’s vision for its work in fragile situations to be implemented in practice. The Bank now needs to reorganize and plan to strengthen support to member countries that are going through periods of instability.
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This evaluation synthesis examines experiences in mainstreaming gender equality across multilateral and bilateral donor organizations, based on evaluations from these organizations. It highlights trends in findings, challenges facts and good practices. It provides valuable insights for policy and operational change strategies.
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The 2013 Annual Evaluation Review assesses the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) operational performance in 2012, and synthesize lessons on development effectiveness for ADB and member countries. The review also provides an update on actions taken in relation to evaluation findings.
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Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the International Monetary Fund - Annual Report 2013
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Improved outcomes for women and children as more education, lower fertility rates, higher nutritional status, and lower incidence of illness, among other outcomes, have broad benefits. After more than a decade of effort, these goals have proved difficult to attain and are unlikely to be achieved by 2015.
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The overall objective of the short training course on Gender and Climate Change (G&CC)was to build knowledge and understanding of the causes of climate change and its impacts on development and gender relations in Uganda on one hand; and, to build local capacity in Uganda to design and implement gender-responsive climate change policies, strategies and programmes by using analytical and critical thinking skills on the other.
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This evaluation reviews the establishment and implementation of 28 bilateral and thematic trust funds monitored and partly administered by the Bank’s Partnerships and Cooperation Unit (ORRU). It assesses the procedural effectiveness of the implementation of the Trust Funds: it attempts to set forth the scope and scale of the procedural issues; distinguish at what stage in the process problems are most critical.
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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.