Development Effectiveness and Results
In the Spotlight
The Development Effectiveness Review 2019 reports on ADB's progress in achieving the priorities of its corporate strategy using the indicators in the corporate results framework, 2019–2024 as the yardstick.
This edition focuses on how Asian Development Fund (ADF) grants are uplifting the lives of millions of the most vulnerable people in Asia and the Pacific.
ADB has approved a new corporate results framework to better assess its performance in achieving a more prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific. The framework is aligned with Strategy 2030, ADB’s long-term corporate strategy to respond effectively to the region's changing development needs.
Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year. View on the
Providing the right development aid is not only about the size of the loan or the number of roads or schools built. It is about knowing the loan is improving people’s lives in a sustainable way.
It is about ensuring that the school educates children with skills to support a country’s economic future, or that when a new highway is built, it not only spurs growth and fosters trade but also brings tangible benefits to surrounding communities.