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The Asian Development Fund Operations: A Decade of Supporting Poverty Reduction in the Asia and Pacific Region
ADB established the Asian Development Fund (ADF) for concessionary lending to poorer developing member countries. The ADF's purpose is to promote economic and social development in those developing member countries.
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The evaluation is meant to deepen the understanding of the results-based approach and management requirements. Managing for results depends not only on technical methodology, but also on the way the development cooperation programme is organised and managed.
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The evaluation focuses on the roads, maritime, and civil aviation subsectors, and emergency assistance related, covering 96% transport portfolio in the Pacific. It also discusses the extent of and potential for regional cooperation in the Pacific transport sector.
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The study, which began in 2006, capitalised on the start of Al Amana’s activities in rural areas and aimed to quantitatively measure the economic impacts of microcredit in remote rural areas.
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Is there a clear policy behind the Norwegian support to human rights? What results have been achieved? The purpose of the evaluation was to know more about the nature and effect of Norwegian support to human rights.
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Within the global context of an increased acknowledgement of the importance of Conflict Prevention by the international community since the 1990’s, the Commission has significantly increased its focus on such activities between 2001 and 2010.
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Given that Managing for Development Results (MfDR) mainstreaming activities are still ongoing, the primary evaluative focus of the study is on the process and institutional changes within ADB, rather than on actual results on the ground, which would largely be premature at this stage.
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La perception du rôle de l'assistance technique résidente, et les attentes en la matière, sont différentes suivant les acteurs. Si les bénéfices apportés par une expertise technique font l’unanimité, l’usage qui en est fait renvoie à des objectifs multiples.
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Has donors’ approach to anti-corruption work been adapted to circumstances in different countries? What are the results of support for combating corruption? These were some of the questions that this joint evaluation sought to answer.
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The 18 month pilot programme, International Citizen Service is supporting young British citizens to contribute to development through international volunteering and generating knowledge to inform future youth volunteering programmes.