Evaluation Highlights

Date: 21/10/2015

This report presents the findings of an evaluation of the Bank Group’s Equity Investments. This evaluation was conducted in order to inform Bank’s decisions on the future use of equity investments by identifying lessons and potential areas for improvement. As such, the purpose of the evaluation is two-fold: 1) assess the relevance and performance of the Bank’s equity investments; and 2) identify lessons, recommendations and areas for improvement.

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IDEV, PE Highlight_WEB.PDF 236.63 KB
Date: 08/09/2015

This evaluation reviews the assistance provided by the African Development Bank (the Bank) to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) from 2006 to 2013. The evaluation assessed the relevance, additionality, effectiveness, sustainability, and efficiency of SME assistance operations, as well as the Bank’s approach to SME development. The exercise involved a combination of desk work, including review of all relevant documents from various sources, and field work, including missions to six countries (Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Tanzania, Togo, and Zambia).

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IDEV SME Highlight_WEB.PDF 256.49 KB
Date: 01/09/2015

The performance of the Bank’s intervention strategies and programs in Cameroon over the 2004–2013 period is considered moderately satisfactory on the whole.

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2015 Cameroon Country Strategy Evaluation Highlight.pdf 279.31 KB
Date: 01/10/2014

This evaluation assesses the Bank Group’s assistance in Madagascar during the 2002–2012 period and its contribution to the country’s development. The underlying issues of the evaluation are relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact, sustainability and the performance of key stakeholders. In addition to literature reviews, the evaluation is backed by sector reviews and field visits to projects. It also takes into account the completion report of the CSP 2005–2009.