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Evaluation Lessons of a Global Financial Crisis for Asia and ADB
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
This brief discusses the potential risks to Asia from a crisis in Europe, and provides lessons from evaluations of crisis response support prepared by the Asian Development Bank and other international financial institutions.
Connecting the Dots for Greater Development Impact
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
Links play a vital role in the patterns of development. These involve projects and programs in different areas, at different times, done by different players. Development processes will benefit if these critical but often overlooked links are better connected and recognized.
Intense Climate-Related Natural Disasters in Asia and the Pacific
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
The frequency of intense floods and storms is increasing globally and in Asia and the Pacific amid the specter of climate change, pointing to the need for better mitigation and adaptation to natural disasters. What lessons have we learned so far about how we can better face this issue?
Sharpening the Operational Focus on Inclusive Growth
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
Governments are finding that even when economic growth benefits the poor, there are cases when inequality--in terms of opportunities and outcomes--may continue to worsen. Such inequality can make growth socially and politically unsustainable. This brief studies the key drivers of sustained inclusive growth and how operations be assessed to ensure that they feature attributes of inclusive growth.
ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
This brief highlights lessons and recommendations from an independent evaluation report that assesses the Asian Development Bank's support for disaster prevention and recovery programs during 1995–2011.
Participatory Irrigation Management
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
In development, participation is defined as a process through which stakeholders influence and share control of development initiatives and of decisions and resources that affect them. This brief strives to answer the question: how can participation contribute to the sustainable management of irrigation and drainage systems for agriculture?
Success Factors in Implementing Primary and Secondary Education Projects
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education
This synthesis draws lessons from various independent evaluations and self-evaluations (project/program completion reports) of successful primary and secondary education programs and projects funded by the Asian Development Bank.
Successful Engagement with Civil Society Organizations
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
Civil society organizations have played different roles in Asian Development Bank operations, such as serving as partners in project implementation, providing assistance to recipients of ADB support, acting as cofinanciers, monitoring and evaluating ADB-assisted activities, and participating in policy advocacy. This synthesis focuses on lessons from successful engagement of CSOs in operations fina
Improving Project Success through Effective Communication and Participation
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
This synthesis provides key lessons on the importance of communication in facilitating development work, as reflected in the applications of participatory approaches in project preparation, design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation in Asian Development Bank operations.
Lessons Learned from ADB's Response to the Global Economic Crisis of 2008-2009
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Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development
This synthesis distills the lessons and key findings from a real-time evaluation study on the Asian Development Bank's response to the global economic crisis of 2008–2009.