Country Sector Reviews and Case Studies

28-May-2019

1987-2003 - Ghana - Review of Bank Assistance to the Transport Sector

The Bank has been engaged in lending and non-lending activities in the Transport Sector of Ghana since 1978. During this time, it has financed three studies and eight projects in the road and railway sub-sectors. By the end of 2003, the loans and grants for the transport sector amounted to UA 127.37 million raised from ADB resources of UA 13.53 million, ADF resources of UA 108.57 million and from NTF resources of UA 5.27 million. This represented about 15 percent of the financing for the country.
30-Apr-2014

2001-2010 - Burkina Faso - Evaluation of Public Financial Management Reform - Final Country Case Study Report

This Country Report has been prepared by Fiscus Limited, UK, in collaboration with Mokoro Ltd, Oxford, as one of three country reports in the Joint Evaluation of Public Financial Management Reform, managed by the African Development Bank, Denmark and Sweden. The evaluation looked at two main questions: (i) where and why do Public Finance Management (PFM) reforms deliver results and (ii) where and how does donor support to PFM reform efforts contribute most effectively to results? Our conclusions are detailed in Summary Table 1 below, which presents our answers to the 12 Evaluation Questions.
15-Jan-2014

2001-2010 - Ghana - Evaluation of Public Financial Management Reform - Final Country Case Study Report

This Country Report has been prepared by Fiscus Limited, UK, in collaboration with Mokoro Ltd, Oxford, as one of three country reports in the Joint Evaluation of Public Financial Management Reform, managed by the African Development Bank, Denmark and Sweden. The evaluation looked at two main questions: (i) where and why do Public Finance Management (PFM) reforms deliver results and (ii) where and how does donor support to PFM reform efforts contribute most effectively to results? Our overall conclusions are presented in the Summary Matrix contained in Annex A, which summarises, for the...
15-Jan-2014

2001-2010 - Malawi - Evaluation of Public Financial Management Reform - Final Country Case Study Report

This Country Report has been prepared by Fiscus Limited, UK, in collaboration with Mokoro Ltd, Oxford, as one of three country reports in the Joint Evaluation of Public Financial Management Reform, managed by the African Development Bank, Denmark and Sweden. The evaluation looked at two main questions: (i) where and why do Public Finance Management (PFM) reforms deliver results and (ii) where and how does donor support to PFM reform efforts contribute most effectively to results? Our conclusions are summarised in Table 1 below, which presents our answers to the 12 Evaluation Questions
15-Jan-2014

2001-2010 - Burkina Faso-Ghana-Malawi - Evaluation of Public Financial Management Reform - Final Synthesis Report

The evaluation of public financial management reform is one of several joint evaluations, undertaken under the umbrella of the OECD’s Development Assistance Committee, which are focused on issues identified as key for using country systems and where looking at donor assistance collectively makes more sense than trying to attribute results to a single actor. The evaluation involved three main components, a literature review (published in 2009) a quantitative study (published in 2011) and finally three country case studies. It is through the three cases – Burkina Faso, Ghana and Malawi –...
15-Jan-2014

2009 - Seychelles - Gender Socialization in the Home its Impact on Boys Achievements in Primary and Secondary Schools

Seychelles is a Small Island developing country with a population of roughly 86,000 and the highest standard of living in Africa. Women have achieved almost full empowerment in public life. Although political representation is relatively low at 24%, women have many advantages over men exemplified by a life expectancy that exceeds that of men by 10 years. Women head 57% of all households, and 54% of them are not in a steady union with a man. Seventy-nine percent of all children are born out of wedlock, and divorce is on the rise. Some of the problems facing the Seychelles are domestic violence...
15-Jan-2014

1993-2004 - Ethiopia - Review of Bank Group Assistance to the Agriculture and Rural Development Sector

The thrust of this performance review is on the results of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB)’s assistance to the Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) Sector in Ethiopia during the period 1993-2004. The objectives are fourfold: establish the record of achievements of the Bank Group assistance to the agriculture and rural development, draw lessons, propose improvements of current and future Bank Group interventions, and provide a benchmark for future assessment of the Bank Group assistance and impacts.
15-Jan-2014

1996-2004 - Cameroon - Review of The Bank Assistance to the Multisector

This report assesses the Bank Group’s assistance to the multi-sector in Cameroon over the 1996-2004 period. Multi-sector assistance covers policy-based loans and grants, technical assistance programs, and institutional support for capacity building. During the period under review, the Bank approved three multi-sector programs and projects in the amount of UA 36.70 million, or 13.73% of its commitments over the same period.
15-Jan-2014

1996-2004 - Ethiopia - Review of Bank Group Assistance to the Public Utility Sector

The objective of this review is to assess the contribution of the Bank’s assistance to the development of the Public Utility Sector of Ethiopia comprising the water, power and telecommunications sub-sectors. The review covered both the lending and non-lending interventions and the assessment was made, in the light of policies, strategies and development programs that existed at the time of design and implementation of the reviewed operations. The contribution of the interventions to cross cutting issues such as social aspects and gender equality, environment, private sector development, and...
15-Jan-2014

1994-2002 - Ghana - Review of Bank Assistance to the Power and Telecommunications Sectors

The objectives of this review are to assess the policies and strategies put in place over the years both by the Government and the Bank in order to guide priority setting for the development of the Power and Telecommunications sectors and the performance of the projects. The standard evaluation benchmarks: Relevance, Efficacy of Bank Assistance, Efficiency of Implementation, Institutional Development Impact, and Sustainability including impact on cross-cutting issues were applied in assessing performance and development effectiveness of the interventions.
15-Jan-2014

1978-2004 - Ghana - Review of Bank Assistance to Water Sector

The Bank has been engaged in lending and non-lending activities in the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector of Ghana. It financed two studies and three projects with a total loans and grants of UA43.74 million (ADB loans of UA22.85million, ADF loan of 19.25million and TAF grant of UA1.64million) between 1978 and mid-2004. This represented about 11 percent of total Bank Group financing in the country.
15-Jan-2014

1990-1998 - Mauritania - Evaluation of Bank Assistance to the Social Sector

This report evaluates Bank Group assistance to Mauritania’s social sectors, notably in education, health and poverty reduction. The evaluation focuses on the Bank’s operations strategies, lending operations and non-lending activities, with special emphasis on Bank interventions in the country since 1990. The criteria used for evaluation were: relevance, efficacy, efficiency, impact on institutional development and sustainability. The methodology adopted was based on available basic documentation and field work. Collecting data for closed projects was a major problem. Only one completion...
15-Jan-2014

1994-2004 - Morocco - Review of the Bank’s Assistance to the Health Sector

Objective, Scope and Methodology of the Evaluation. The evaluation of the Bank’s health policy in Morocco aims at examining the Institutions health policy and strategies as well as the performance of its assistance relating to the lending and non-lending activities in the sector. The evaluation makes it possible to learn lessons with a view to strengthening the Bank’s policy and strategies and improving the quality of future operations. The study bears on the 1994-2004 period and is based on documentary analysis and interviews conducted with the Bank’s experts and with those of Morocco and...
15-Jan-2014

1990-1998 - Algeria - Review of the Bank’s Experience in Supporting Structural Adjustment

This performance evaluation report concerns three reform support programmes financed in Algeria, covering the period 1990-1998 and for which the Bank granted three loans for a total cumulative amount of UA 450 million. The loans concerned are B/ALG/PRE/90/12, B/ALG/PACEF/92/17 and B/ALG/PAS/96/23, for the Economic Reforms Programme (ERP), the Foreign Trade and Tax Reform programme (PACEP) and SAP, each for UA 150 million.