Evaluation Guidelines and Tools

15-Jan-2015

Directives sur la préparation des rapports d’audit des performance de projets, 1988

15-Jan-2014

Quality of Project Results’ Reporting at the ADB, 2008-09

We owe thanks to the OPEV and Operations Complex staff and consultants who have contributed to the preparation of this synthesis report. The synthesis report was prepared by Patrick G. Grasso (independent evaluator) under the supervision of Foday Turay (Task-Manager). Judith Ofori, Abdirazak Awale (late), Labidi Mourad, Habib Kamoun and Oladeji O. Ojo, all independent consultants, prepared the background documents consisting of reviewed individual project completion reports (CPRs) and sector synthesis reports.
15-Jan-2014

DAC Guidelines and Reference Series - Quality Standards for Development Evaluation

15-Jan-2014

Revised Guidelines on Project Completion Report (PCR) Evaluation Note - PPER

The Report of the Development Committee Task Force on Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) entitled « Serving a changing world » dated 15 March 1996, identified several evaluationrelated issues concerning project design and implementation that are of broad concern to the MDBs and Multilateral Financial Institutions, and recommended that, in order to make the MDB’s results understandable and comparable, the MDBs should (i) develop a common methodology for evaluating their portfolios; (ii) identify and disseminate best practices in evaluating techniques ; and (iii) make a determined effort to...
15-Jan-2014

Monitoring and Evaluation of Poverty Reduction Strategies in Regional Member Countries-Training Needs Assessment

Since the 1990’s, OPEV has partnered with others to support Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) capacity development of RMCs through a variety of advocacy and knowledge sharing activities. With the initiation of the Poverty Reduction Strategy approach and other Harmonization, Coordination and results-based management initiatives, the need for M&E has increased limitations in M&E capacity.
15-Jan-2014

Evaluation Guidelines for Private Sector Lines of Credit Operations

In line with the instruction of CODE, OPEV developed, in 2004, Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines for Private Sector Department (OPSD) to be applied for direct lending operations in RMCs. Considering the growing size of Lines of Credit (LOCs) operations of the OPSD, it is now timely to also prepare specific evaluation guidelines to be used for LOCs extended to private financial intermediaries (PFIs). The 2004 Guidelines for direct lending and these Guidelines for LOCs operations are in line with the Multilateral Development Bank/ Evaluation Cooperation Group (MDB/ECG) Good Practice...
15-Jan-2014

Towards an Integrated System for Evaluation of Development Effectiveness - Results Based Management

One of the main recommendations of the CODE members regarding preparation of the three-year OPEV work programmes was to make the evaluation process forward-looking by establishing linkages between the results of the appraisal and the conception of new Bank operations and policies. To that end, the 1999-2001 programme has been formulated in such a way as to conduct activities from which pertinent lessons can be drawn to contribute effectively to improving the quality of Bank assistance. This new approach consists in focussing on aspects of development effectiveness, in conducting studies of...
15-Jan-2014

Design and Assistance to the Implementation of a «Results-Based Management and Evaluation System of Development Effectiveness»

Results-based management (RBM), also known as performance management, has been adopted by many governments and donor agencies to provide a coherent framework for learning and accountability in a decentralized environment. First a management system and second a performance reporting system, RBM supports the on-going corporate transition from an annual budget exercise to a strategy-driven corporate planning cycle, and from an internal management focus on inputs and outputs to an outward-looking orientation centered on achieving results through partnerships. RBM emphasizes development...
15-Jan-2014

Manual - Monitoring and Evaluation Guidelines Private Sector Projects Funded by ADB

Annual Private Sector Portfolio Evaluation Report: Synthesis report on private sector evaluations elaborated by OPEV. The report provides an overview of trends and issues related to the quality of portfolio of private sector projects and evaluation results. Annual Supervision Report (ASR) is a monitoring report elaborated by OPSD according to a standard format for each project each year.
15-Jan-2014

Revised Guidelines on Project Completion Report (PCR) Evaluation Note and Project Performance Evaluation Report (PPER)

The Report of the Development Committee Task Force on Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) entitled « Serving a changing world » dated 15 March 1996, identified several evaluationrelated issues concerning project design and implementation that are of broad concern to the MDBs and Multilateral Financial Institutions, and recommended that, in order to make the MDB’s results understandable and comparable, the MDBs should (i) develop a common methodology for evaluating their portfolios; (ii) identify and disseminate best practices in evaluating techniques ; and (iii) make a determined effort to...
15-Jan-2014

Glossary of Key Terms in Evaluation and Results Based Management

Evaluation is a field where development partners work closely together and need to use a common technical vocabulary, despite widely differing linguistic backgrounds. Accordingly, the OECD-DAC Network on Development Evaluation has developed a glossary of key terms in evaluation and results-based management to help to clarify concepts and to promote consistent use of common terms in these areas. The glossary was originally published in 2002 in English, French and Spanish and has since been made available in Chinese, Dutch, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Kiswahili, Turkish and Swedish...