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Evaluation is central to good corporate governance. ADB 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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Video | 27 Oct 2021

Moving towards a Sustainable, Inclusive, and Resilient Recovery

IED’s Saleha Waseem talks to Director General IEG Alison Evans and former Director General IED Marvin Taylor-Dormond on how offices of independent evaluations can support their organizations strengthen the use and potential of SDGs.

News Release | 11 Oct 2021

ADB Should Take Stronger Leadership Role for Effective Climate Action in Asia and Pacific Region — Independent Evaluation Report

ADB should take a stronger leadership role on climate action in Asia and the Pacific, a region which is both a high contributor to global greenhouse gas accumulation and a casualty of the impacts of climate change and weather-related...

Evaluation Document | 29 Sep 2021

ADB Support for Action on Climate Change, 2011–2020

The last decade has been profound for climate impacts in the Asia and Pacific region and globally, bringing home the reality of the climate crisis. For many of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) developing member countries (DMCs), and the Pacific a

Video | 23 Sep 2021

Evaluation Guru 3: What is Independent Evaluation?

Evaluation Guru, a video series produced by ADB’s Independent Evaluation Department proposes to enhance evaluation capacities in ADB’s member countries. The third episode talks about Independent Evaluation.

Learning from past lessons to address the present crisis

News and Events

  • Moving towards a Sustainable, Inclusive, and Resilient Recovery
    Video, IED Video | 27 October 2021
    Moving towards a Sustainable, Inclusive, and Resilient Recovery

    IED’s Saleha Waseem talks to Director General IEG Alison Evans and former Director General IED Marvin Taylor-Dormond on how offices of independent evaluations can support their organizations strengthen the use and potential of SDGs.

  • Evaluation Guru 3: What is Independent Evaluation?
    Video, IED Video | 23 September 2021
    Evaluation Guru 3: What is Independent Evaluation?

    Evaluation Guru, a video series produced by ADB’s Independent Evaluation Department proposes to enhance evaluation capacities in ADB’s member countries. The third episode talks about Independent Evaluation.

  • Evaluation Guru 2: Country Program Evaluations
    Video, IED Video | 31 August 2021
    Evaluation Guru 2: Country Program Evaluations

    Evaluation Guru, a video series produced by ADB’s Independent Evaluation Department proposes to enhance evaluation capacities in ADB’s member countries. The second episode talks about Country Program Evaluations.

  • Evaluation Guru: Evaluating Private Sector Operations
    Video, IED Video | 27 July 2021
    Evaluation Guru: Evaluating Private Sector Operations

    Evaluation Guru is a video series which takes the multimedia approach to meeting the growing demand for evaluation capacity development in ADB’s client countries. The first episode talks about how to evaluate Private Sector Operations.

  • Boosting Collaboration in Evaluation in Times of Crisis
    IED Video | 12 April 2021
    Boosting Collaboration in Evaluation in Times of Crisis

    IED’s Veronique Salze-Lozac’h and OECD’s Megan Chouane talk about how evaluators can collaborate better to address the COVID-19 crisis.

Past Events


Recent Evaluations

31 Dec 2021 | Evaluation Document

People's Republic of China: Mobilizing Pension Fund Financing for Public–Private Partnerships

This policy and advisory technical assistance (TA) requested by the Government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) was intended to help promote the participation of pension fund financing in public–private partnerships (PPP).

31 Dec 2021 | Evaluation Document

Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Support for Governance and Capacity Development

The technical assistance (TA) project aimed to enhance the effectiveness of public governance and administration and improved service delivery of the Government of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) through the implementation of budget refo

31 Dec 2021 | Evaluation Document

Strengthening Resilience to Climate Change in the Health Sector in the Greater Mekong Subregion

The objective of the technical assistance (TA) project was to strengthen the national health systems of Cambodia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), and Viet Nam to prepare, coordinate, and respond to climate-induced health threats.

31 Dec 2021 | Evaluation Document

Strategies to Support Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the People’s Republic of China and Mongolia

This small-scale research and development TA (RDTA) aimed to strengthen small and medium enterprise (SME) policies in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and Mongolia by supporting empirical studies especially for the tertiary sector.

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Independent Evaluation Department
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Nathan SUBRAMANIAM (Mr)
Director, Sector and Projects Division
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