Blog posts tagged to "development effectiveness"

  • Why US-ADB partnership remains strong after 51 years

    Published on Tuesday, 20 March 2018

    ADB-financed projects are good for American businesses and for developing countries in Asia-Pacific, explains Vice-President Stephen Groff.

  • High-voltage transmission systems will distribute electricity from new mega solar parks to the interstate grid.

    New approach to ADB procurement and safeguards for better project results

    Published on Monday, 09 October 2017

    Using country systems for procurement and safeguards, a first for ADB in India, recognizes the country’s remarkable progress over the past 30 years.

  • Participants chat between sessions at the forum in Seoul.

    How and why we network Asian think tanks

    Published on Thursday, 11 August 2016

    Networking enhances peer learning, strengthens collective capacities, bridges the gap between research and policy advice, and eventually contributes to the effectiveness of public policies in developing Asia.

  • Contractors build a cable tunnel for the new switchyard at the Nurek Hydroelectric Power Plant in Tajikistan.

    Top 5 surprising independent evaluation results

    Published on Monday, 04 January 2016

    Although evaluation findings often confirm strongly held and highly intuitive views in areas like project design, sometimes there are unexpected results.

  • A student at a primary school in Bangladesh.

    What’s next for the GPEDC in the post-2015 world?

    Published on Monday, 03 August 2015

    In the run-up to its second high-level meeting in Kenya next year, the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation will need to consider some difficult questions on what to focus on for the post-2015 world.

  • Why partnering with the private sector is key to inclusive growth

    Published on Monday, 18 August 2014

    Over the past couple of decades, no one can deny that the Asia and Pacific region has represented a remarkable success story. Absolute poverty levels have fallen significantly and the region is on course to achieve a number of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).