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24/04/2014 2012 - Evaluation of the Assistance of the AfDB to Fragile States
15/01/2014 Human and Social Development - Criticals Factors in Three Succesfull Adjustment Programmes
15/01/2014 Energy & Power - Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia: Energy sector impact study
The purpose of the study was to assess the socio-economic impact of the sixteen ADB electricity-sector interventions on the target end-user groups in the three countries. The projects, in general, have been effectively...Read more

Categories: Energy & Power, Transport

15/01/2014 Transport - A Study on Sectoral and Project Performance Indicators
Performance indicators (PIs) are essential in the transport as well as other sectors to improve the quality of Bank Group portfolio. Their need arises from the increasing emphasis being placed by the Borrowers and the Bank Group...Read more

Categories: Transport

15/01/2014 Human and Social Development - Evaluation of Bank Group Policy - Based Lending Operations, 1986 - 97
In response to the directives of ADF VI mid-term review, Management, in 1993 commissioned a study on Bank Group experience in policy-based for the period 1986-1993. The study was carried out by a team of two consultants. The...Read more
15/01/2014 Environment - Evaluation of the Performance and Effectiveness of the African Development Bank's Environmental Policy and Environment Assesment Procedure
This is the first review of the implementation and effectiveness of the Bank’s environmental policy since it was approved by the Board in 1990. During the past nine years many changes have taken place including a major...Read more

Categories: Environment

15/01/2014 Human and Social Development - Bank's Experience in Poverty Reduction Projects
Multiple-component rural development projects of the eighties were difficult to implement, certainly due to institutional weaknesses and the inadequate human resource capacity in borrowing countries. However, that fact does not...Read more
15/01/2014 Economic & Financial Governance - Lines of Credit Impact Study, 10 May 1993
15/01/2014 Human and Social Development - Term Review of the Microfinance Initiative for Africa (AMINA) of the African Development Fund (ADF), 9 October 2000
AMINA was unable to achieve its strategic objective due to a number of flaws in the design of the pilot program. The contradictions in the design were exacerbated by poor internal program management, including lack of strategic...Read more
15/01/2014 Human and Social Development - Review of Bank's Experience with regard to Rural Finance
The review of the Bank’s experience was conducted on an initial sample of 20 projects in 15 RMCs distributed in all the regions of intervention, over a 15-year period (1983-1998). However, some ten projects fulfilling the...Read more
15/01/2014 Agriculture & Agro-industries - Review of Bank Experience in Agricultural Sector Adjustment Programmes
15/01/2014 Human and Social Development - Review of the Bank’s Experience in the Financing of Rural Health - Presentation Note
This document present the comments by the Operations Complex and an Action Plan on the Review of the Bank’s Experience in Rural Health (ADB/BD/IF/99/11 -ADF/BD/WP/99/15) distributed on 02 February 1999Read more

Categories: Health

15/01/2014 Water Supply & Sanitation - Review of Bank Experience in Financing Rural Water Supply Projects
15/01/2014 Human and Social Development - Review of the Bank's Experience in the Financing of Dam Projects
Total Bank loans to the 10 projects examined under this review amounts to UA 122.07 million, representing an average of 15.9% of the project costs. Bank financing went primarily to civil engineering (8 out of the 10 projects). It...Read more

Categories: Energy & Power, Transport

15/01/2014 Independent Evaluation of the Decentralisation Strategy and Process at the African Development Bank
15/01/2014 Human and Social Development - Review of the Bank’s Experience in the Financing of Rural Health
The sectoral goals and objectives of rural health projects have, on the whole, been consistent with the health care policies of the Bank and member countries, even for projects approved prior to the adoption of the Bank’s Health...Read more

Categories: Health

15/01/2014 Information & Communication Technology - Review of Bank Experience in the Telecommunications Sector
As stated in the report, the unstable sectoral, technological and policy environment has rendered outdated all operational lessons and recommendations based on this review and specific to the sector. Taking that warning into...Read more
15/01/2014 Human and Social Development - Review of Road and Railway Transport Projects - Recommandations and Follow - up Actions
The document present the Matrix of Recommandations and Follow-up actions of the Review of Road and Railway Transport ProjectsRead more

Categories: Transport

15/01/2014 Human and Social Development - Review of the Performance Evaluation Reports of Structural Adjustment Programmes in Mali and Morocco
On the whole, the programmes under review obtained encouraging outcomes but their macro-economic performance remained poor, and required further structural reforms to stabilize the macro-economic framework. The performance was...Read more
15/01/2014 Human and Social Development - Review of Post Evaluation Reports of Education Projects in the Scientific, Technical and Vocation Training Sector
The physical implementation (infrastructure, furniture and equipment) of education projects, particularly those of the scientific, technical and vocational training sub-sector, is satisfactory. However, the problems of...Read more

Categories: Education