Past Evaluations

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.

Date: 01/10/2015

The Nigeria Country Strategy and Program Evaluation (CSPE) is being undertaken by the Independent Development Evaluation (IDEV) as part of the Comprehensive Evaluation of the African Development Bank’s Development Results (CEDR). Nigeria is the Bank’s largest country of operation in West Africa and has one of the Bank’s most diversified portfolios, as it covers a wide variety of sectors. The assessment considers projects implemented during the period of 2004-2014 in addition to some projects approved in 2003, amounting to approximatively 2.3 billion UA.

Date: 29/09/2015

This summary report presents the results of an independent evaluation of the efficiency and effectiveness of the African Development Bank’s administrative budget management. The evaluation’s overarching objective was to assess the extent to which the management of the Bank’s administrative budget provides efficiency and effectiveness in delivering on its strategic priorities and areas where further improvements may be possible. The evaluation also assessed the extent to which key actions recommended by the 2012 review of budget reform had been implemented.

Date: 28/09/2015

This summary report presents the results of an independent evaluation of the formulation, management, and implementation of the African Development Bank Group’s policies and strategies – the core regulatory instruments that govern the Bank’s operational and institutional activities and programs. The primary purpose of this evaluation was to formulate recommendations for improvement in the preparation and implementation of the Bank’s policies and strategies to enhance its development effectiveness.