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Evaluation is central to good corporate governance. ӯƱ continually reviews its operations to assess their effectiveness, learn from past experience, and improve the development of future policies, strategies, programs, and projects.

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Sector-wide Evaluation: ӯƱ Energy Policy and Program, 2009C2019

Economies benefit from abundant access to energy that is efficient, secure, equitable, and environmentally and financially sustainable. Much progress has been made in improving access to electricity in the Asia and Pacific region. Even so, energy

Evaluation Document

ӯƱ Support for PublicCPrivate Partnerships, 2009C2019

With increased urbanization, an acceleration in the pace of economic change, and increased demands on government budgets, growing infrastructure deficits have emerged in many of Asian Development Bank (ӯƱ) developing member countries (DMCs). Due to both h

Evaluation Document

Knowledge Solutions for Development: An Evaluation of ӯƱs Readiness for Strategy 2030

In 1966, the Asian Development Bank (ӯƱ) was created to foster economic growth and cooperation in Asia and the Pacific. The past five decades have seen remarkable progress in this endeavor, with economic growth leading to a precipitous drop in p

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Project evaluations show that greater electricity access leads to income and education gains

Studying and evaluating the results of projects and programs is crucial for policy planning and decision-making.?

Learning from past lessons to address the present crisis

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  • COVID-19 Crisis: EIB Group's Support to EU Response
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    COVID-19 Crisis: EIB Group's Support to EU Response

    Jan Willem van der Kaaij?and Sabine Bernab of the Operations Evaluation Unit of the European Investment Bank (EIB) talks about how the EU and EIB are responding to the coronavirus crisis.

  • COVID-19: Early Lessons for Evaluation
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    COVID-19: Early Lessons for Evaluation

    Charles Collyns of the Office of Evaluation and Oversight at the IMF and Jose Deras of the Central American Bank for Economic Integration discuss?early COVID-19 pandemic evaluation lessons for countries and development institutions.

  • Engaging with Operations while Maintaining Independence
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    Engaging with Operations while Maintaining Independence

    Ivory?Yong-Pr?tzel of the Inter-American Development Bank and Todor Dimitrov of the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank talks about how independent evaluation units should engage with operations while maintaining their independence.

  • Remote Approaches to Evaluations in Times of COVID-19
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    Remote Approaches to Evaluations in Times of COVID-19

    Juha Uitto of GEFs Independent Evaluation Office and Fabrizio Felloni of IFADs Independent Office of Evaluation discuss how they are fulfilling their evaluation work to adapt to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Publications and Documents

29 Oct 2020 | Evaluation Document

Bangladesh: Sylvan Agriculture Limited PRAN Agribusiness Project

The project was developed to support PRAN-RFL Group (PRAN)?expansion of its agribusiness and food processing?operations into new businesses of starch, liquid glucose, packaged flour, and frozen foods through a?new PRAN group company,?Sylvan Agriculture

27 Oct 2020 | Evaluation Document

Armenia: Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project

The Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project aimed to improve public health and the?environment for beneficiaries in 29 project towns and 160 villages through provision of improved?access to safe, reliable, and sustainable water supply and? sanitatio

27 Oct 2020 | Evaluation Document

ӯƱ Support for PublicCPrivate Partnerships, 2009C2019

With increased urbanization, an acceleration in the pace of economic change, and increased demands on government budgets, growing infrastructure deficits have emerged in many of Asian Development Bank (ӯƱ) developing member countries (DMCs).

23 Oct 2020 | Evaluation Document

Regional: Facilitating Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Foreign Direct Investment Flows: An ASEAN+6 Case Study

This technical assistance (TA) project was aimed to promote inter-subregional foreign direct investment (FDI) flows, especially by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This report validates the completion report's assessment of the TA.

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Director, Sector and Projects Division
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