Asian Development Bank – 10th Replenishment of the Asian Development Fund 2015-2016

Reporting Organization:Asian Development Bank
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 95,380,249
Timeframe: May 24, 2013 - March 31, 2015
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Asian Development Bank

Participating Organizations


Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Region - Total Budget Allocation

Southeast Asia - $ 31,790,236.99 (33.33%)

South Asia - $ 26,010,193.90 (27.27%)

East Asia - $ 23,120,172.36 (24.24%)

Central Asia - $ 14,459,645.75 (15.16%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Primary Health Care (5 %)

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Law, Governance & Public Policy (38 %)

Economic Development & Empowerment (19 %)

Other (17 %)

Education (8 %)

Environment & Climate Change (8 %)

Food Security & Agriculture (5 %)

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This contribution represents Canada’s institutional support to the tenth replenishment of the Asian Development Fund, of the Asian Development Bank. Established in 1973, the Asian Development Fund provides low interest loans and grants to the poorest countries in the Asia-Pacific region. These funds are used to: improve infrastructure, such as building or upgrading roads and providing better water and electricity supply to more households; support policy development and reform on public sector management, laws and regulations; improve people’s access to quality health and primary and secondary education; support environmentally sustainable investments in local economies; and promote good governance and build capacity to better manage development and regional cooperation. Please note that “2015-2016” refers to calendar years 2015 and 2016 (two annual disbursements) Canada is the 7th largest shareholder of the Asian Development Bank (as of December 2012) and is the 6th largest contributor overall to the Asian Development Fund. The total value of Canada’s contribution to the Tenth replenishment of the Asian Development Fund is $190.7 million.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adult men Adolescent females Adolescent males Children, girls Children, boys Under-5 children Newborns Older adults, women Older adults, men
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

The expected intermediate outcomes for this project include: (i) An overall reduction in poverty in the Bank’s developing member countries, with improved quality and access of education; strengthened public sector management; new households connected to electricity; additional roads built and/or upgraded; and, additional; households with new or improved water supply; and, (ii) increased regional cooperation and integration in the Asia-Pacific region.

Achieved Results

Results achieved from 2013 to 2016 (last year of this 4-year replenishment) include: (1) supporting programs to improve schools including building or upgrading classrooms and training over 1,336,000 teachers (of which 538,000 were female), benefiting approximately 23 million students (including over 11.5 million of girls); (2) connecting almost 125,000 new households to electricity; (3) installing or upgrading 650 km of energy transmission lines; (4) building or upgrading 7,000 km of national highways and provincial, district and rural roads; (5) installing or upgrading 7,340 km of water supply pipe and providing over 418,000 households with new or improved water supply and 120,000 households with new or improved sanitation services; (6) improving more than 505,000 hectares of land through irrigation services, drainage and/or flood management; (7) opening 5.7 million microfinance accounts and 16,900 small and medium sized enterprise loan accounts; and (8) facilitating 11,618,000 tons of cross-border cargo volume. The completion rate of sovereign operations producing the expected gender results increased from 55% to 74% during this period.


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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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