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Supporting Good Governance in the Pacific
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
This brief distills key lessons from a 2011 special evaluation study that explored governance and development in the Pacific region, and assessed Asian Development Bank support for governance and public sector management in the past decade.
ADB's Emergency and Rehabilitation Assistance on Flood-Affected Areas
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
The climate change phenomenon has contributed to severe weather disturbances over the past years, inflicting serious damage on vulnerable groups of people. This synthesis provides key lessons drawn from project evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development
Attaining Health Outcomes through Synergies of Rural Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
Water and sanitation issues claims lives through diseases and associated illnesses. About 3.6 million people die each year from water-related diseases. This synthesis draws key lessons from evaluations and completion reports of Asian Development Bank-financed rural water supply and sanitation projects.
Managing for Development Results
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development
The Asian Development Bank introduced the Managing for Development Results (MfDR) agenda in 1999 to boost development effectiveness under its overarching goal of poverty reduction. This edition of Learning Lessons highlights key lessons in mainstreaming that agenda, and makes recommendations for securing better development effectiveness using the agenda.
Lessons Learned from ADB's Response to the Global Economic Crisis of 2008-2009
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general
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.
Improving Project Success through Effective Communication and Participation
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
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.
Successful Engagement with Civil Society Organizations
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / general, Nonfiction » Social Science » Developing & Emerging Countries
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
Success Factors in Implementing Primary and Secondary Education Projects
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Education, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / elementary & secondary
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.
Participatory Irrigation Management
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / sustainable development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
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?
ADB’s Response to Natural Disasters and Disaster Risks
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Development / economic development, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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.