Ongoing Evaluations

Date: 07/12/2017

In order to support the development efforts of Guinea-Bissau (GB), the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved in 2014 the Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for the 2015-2019 period. This strategy aims, through its two pillars, to contribute to the resilience of government institutions and to foster investments that can generate economic benefits that promote inclusive growth. As of October 30, 2017, the Bank's active portfolio in Guinea-Bissau amounted to UA 37.45 million for 8 projects covering the social, governance, energy and agriculture sectors and one multinational energy project.

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.