Ongoing Evaluations

Date: 16/10/2017

Program based operations (PBOs), formerly called “policy based operations” and popularly known as “budget support”, involve providing (fungible) funds directly to a country’s national treasury to support the national budget. Guided by its PBO Policy, approved in 2012, the African Development Bank (AfDB) uses both general and sector budget support instruments.

Date: 05/10/2017

The African Development Bank supports development in Cabo Verde through interventions in the areas of public financial management, government modernization, improving the business climate and economic competitiveness. The Bank also contributes to infrastructure development, targeting air transport, energy and ICT. Water resources mobilization, watershed management and climate change adaptation interventions are also included in the Bank’s portfolio in the country to respond to the high drought vulnerability of the country.

Date: 21/05/2017

The Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank is undertaking an evaluation of the Congo Basin Forest Fund (CBFF). This is a ten-year program established in 2008, with a possibility of extension in 2018. The CBFF aims at alleviating poverty and mitigating climate change by reducing the rate of deforestation in the Congo Basin through the sustained management of the Congo Basin Forest Resources for increased benefits accruing to the Congo Basin Governments and forest-dependent communities. 38 projects have been approved so far.

Date: 02/05/2017

The Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) of the African Development Bank is undertaking a comparative study of Board processes, procedures, practices and the extent to which they could contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the Board of Executive Directors in fulfilling its mandate. The primary objective of the study is to draw lessons and good practices emerging from other Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) and from relevant reviews and evaluations for the information of and consideration by the Bank’s Board.