This synthesis outlines the key findings of 33 evaluations of support for private sector development (PSD) undertaken by bilateral and multilateral institutions over the past five years. The purpose of the synthesis is to inform the strategic direction, design, and implementation of future PSD initiatives so as to leverage the sector’s role in spurring economic growth and advancing development effectiveness in Africa.
The Country Strategy and Program Evaluation (CSPE) for Zambia is being carried out as part of the Comprehensive Evaluation of the African Development Bank’s Development Results (CEDR). It covers 3 Bank Country Strategy Papers for Zambia over the period 2002-2015 and a total of 39 projects, amounting to approximately 660 million UA. The projects include 32 national operations and 7 multinational operations targeting regional integration.
In 2006, the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved funding of USD 84m for Phase I of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Programme (RWSSP) in the United Republic of Tanzania. Phase II of AfDB funding, contributing USD 65m, ran from 2011 to 2015. The RWSSP is a contribution to Component 2 (Rural Water Supply and Sanitation) of the national Water Sector Development Programme (WSDP), 2006 –
This evaluation examines the African Development Bank’s assistance to Tunisia over the 2004–2015 period as well as its contribution to the country’s development. It aims to draw lessons from past performance to improve the Bank’s future strategy and operations in Tunisia. Between 2004 and 2015, the Bank financed 58 projects in Tunisia worth over USD 3.4 billion.
This study aimed to (i) make an independent evaluation of the outcomes of the Bank’s development assistance in Morocco over the period 2004–2014; (ii) examine the causes and factors of success and failure; and (iii) make recommendations for potential improvements. The evaluation was based on the criteria of relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability, and spanned slightly over two successive CSPs.