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  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Chile 2014-2018

    April 2018

    This is OVE’s fourth independent evaluation of the IDB’s program in Chile. The diagnostic assessments in the previous CPEs (documents RE-320, RE-380, and RE-465-1) highlighted Chile’s difficulty in maintaining high levels of productivity and a more diversified range of exports, and in reducing soci...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Barbados 2014-2018

    April 2018

    The Country Program Evaluation will assess whether the program implemented by the IDB was consistent with Barbados’s development needs and Government priorities and with the objectives identified by the Bank in its 2015-2018 Country Strategy. It will also examine the extent to which the program made...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Ecuador 2012-2017

    March 2018

    This will be the third independent evaluation that OVE has conducted of the IDB’s country program with Ecuador, and the first to cover the work of the IDB Group. This evaluation covers the IDB Group’s program over the 2012-2017 period, which was guided by the IDB’s country strategy with Ecuador for ...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Bahamas 2010-2017

    March 2018

    This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the third independent evaluation of the Bank’s program with the country. It examines the Bank’s relationship with The Bahamas from an independent and comprehensive perspective, and serves the dual purpose of strengthening accountability and sharing lessons le...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Nicaragua 2013 - 2017

    October 2017

    This Country Program Evaluation will evaluate the IDB’s program with Nicaragua during the period 2013-2017. The evaluation includes an analysis of operations approved in 2013-2017 as well as others approved previously but with significant undisbursed balances at the beginning of 2013.

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Bahamas 2010-2017

    June 2017

    As part of its 2016-17 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank Group’s (IDBG) country program with The Bahamas for the period January 2010–June 2017. This paper sets out the proposed approach and methodology for the ...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Dominican Republic 2013-2016

    June 2017

    This will be the fourth independent evaluation by OVE of the IDB's country program with the Dominican Republic, and the first to cover the work of the entire IDB Group in the country. This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) covers the IDB Group's program over the period 2013-2016, which was guided by ...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation Ecuador 2012-2017

    June 2017

    This document defines the scope and methodology for the evaluation of the country program of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB or Bank) with the Government of Ecuador for the 2012-2017 period. This Country Program Evaluation will use the traditional dimensions of evaluation -relevance, effect...

  • Country Program Evaluation Guyana 2012-2016

    May 2017

    This document presents an evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank with Guyana over the period 2012-2016. This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the fourth independent evaluation of the Bank's program with Guyana. The ...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Guatemala 2012-2016

    November 2016

    This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for Guatemala covers the period 2012-2016. It is the fourth occasion on which OVE has evaluated the Bank's program with the country. The previous evaluations covered the periods 1993-2003 (document RE-304-2), 2004-2007 (document RE-352), and 2008-2011 (document ...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Peru 2012-2016

    November 2016

    This country program evaluation (CPE) for Peru covers the period 2012-2016, during which the Bank's work was guided by the country strategy with Peru (2012-2016) (document GN-2668). This CPE represents the fourth time the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has conducted an independent evaluati...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Trinidad and Tobago 2011-2015

    November 2016

    As part of its 2015-16 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) prepared the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) country program with Trinidad and Tobago for the period January 2011-December 2015. This evaluation is OVE's third for the country.

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Dominican Republic 2013-2016

    September 2016

    This paper defines the scope and methodology for the evaluation of the IDB Group's country program with the Government of the Dominican Republic for the period 2013-2016. Taking an independent and holistic view, the CPE will analyze the IDB Group's relationship with the country, in particular the re...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Haiti 2011-2015

    July 2016

    The country strategy with Haiti for the 2011-2015 period is the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) first post-earthquake strategy and coincides with the start of the mandate of the Ninth General Increase in the Resources of the IDB (IDB-9). The IDB-9 commitments for Haiti include debt forgivene...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Suriname 2011-2015

    July 2016

    This document presents an evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank with Suriname over the period 2011-2015. This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the third independent evaluation of the Bank's program with Suriname.

  • Country Program Evaluation: Argentina (2009-2015)

    June 2016

    As part of its 2015-2016 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) prepared the Bank's country program evaluation (CPE) with Argentina for the 2009-2015 period. This CPE is OVE's third independent evaluation of the IDB's country program with Argentina. The first (document RE-299...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Guyana 2012-2016

    June 2016

    As part of its 2016 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank country program with Guyana for the period July 2012-November 2016. This paper sets out the proposed approach and methodology for the planned Country ...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Guatemala 2012-2016

    June 2016

    As part of its 2016 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the country program evaluation (CPE) for Guatemala covering the 2012-2016 period. This approach paper establishes the scope of the evaluation. This CPE is OVE's fourth evaluation of the program with Guatemala.

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Peru 2012-2016

    March 2016

    As part of its 2016 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight is preparing the Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for Peru for the period from June 2012 to June 2016. This document sets out the approach, scope, and methodology for the CPE. This will be the first CPE to include operations ap...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Trinidad and Tobago 2011-2015

    February 2016

    As part of its 2015-16 work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) country program with Trinidad and Tobago for the period January 2011-December 2015. This paper sets out the proposed approach and methodology for ...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Haiti (2011-2015)

    December 2015

    As part of its 2015 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Bank's country program with Haiti for the period 2011-2015. This paper sets out the proposed approach and methodology for the planned Country Program Evaluation (CPE), OVE's third fo...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Suriname (2011-2015)

    December 2015

    As part of its 2015 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Bank's country program with Suriname for the period January 2011-December 2015. This paper sets out the proposed approach and methodology for the planned Country Program Evaluation (...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Uruguay 2010-2015

    November 2015

    As part of its 2015 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has prepared the Bank's country program evaluation (CPE) with Uruguay for the period 2010-2015. This CPE is the third occasion on which OVE has evaluated the Bank's country program with Uruguay. The previous evaluatio...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Brazil (2011-2014)

    October 2015

    This document presents an evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) with Brazil over the period 2011-2014. This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the fourth independent evaluation of the Bank's progra...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Bolivia (2011-2015)

    October 2015

    This document presents the results of the IDB Country Program Evaluation (CPE) with Bolivia for the 2011-2015 period. It is the third independent evaluation of the IDB's program with Bolivia. The first CPE covered the 2004-2007 period, which was marked by a process of political transition. This culm...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Argentina (2009-2015)

    August 2015

    This document defines the scope and methodology of the evaluation of the IDB Country Program with the Government of Argentina for the 2009-2015 period. This evaluation will seek to analyze the Bank's relationship with the country from an independent and comprehensive perspective, with particular ref...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Panama (2010-2014)

    May 2015

    This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the third independent evaluation of the country program of the Inter-American Development Bank (the Bank) with Panama. Past evaluations covered the periods 1991-2003 (RE-305), when the country was transitioning to full control of its prime economic asset, th...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Colombia (2011-2014)

    May 2015

    This document presents an evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) with Colombia over the period 2011-2014. According to the Bank's Protocol for Country Program Evaluations (CPEs) (RE-348-3), the main ...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Uruguay 2010-2015

    April 2015

    As part of its 2015 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing a country program evaluation (CPE) with Uruguay for the period 2010-2015. This approach paper defines the scope of the evaluation. This CPE is the third occasion on which OVE has evaluated the Bank's coun...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Bolivia (2011-2015)

    February 2015

    This document describes the scope and methodology for the Bank's Country Program Evaluation (CPE) with the Government of Bolivia for the 2011-2015 period. The evaluation methodology will include quantitative analysis, based on statistical information and administrative data from projects, and qual...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Brazil (2011-2014)

    February 2015

    The Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing, as part of its 2015 annual work plan, an evaluation of the country program with Brazil, covering the period 2011-2014. This Approach Paper introduces the scope and methodology for the planned Country Program Evaluation (CPE) and provides a b...

  • Country Program Evaluation: El Salvador (2009-2014)

    January 2015

    This country program evaluation (CPE) was conducted during the preparation of a new country strategy with El Salvador for the 2015-2019 period. The evaluation therefore includes the findings from the strategy in effect from 2010 to 2014 (document GN-2575). According to the country program evaluat...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Costa Rica (2011-2014)

    January 2015

    This document presents the results of the evaluation of the Bank's country program with Costa Rica for the period 2011-2014. This is the fourth time the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has provided an independent review of the Bank's program with Costa Rica. The first Country Program Evalua...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Jamaica 2009-2014

    November 2014

    This document presents an evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or the Bank) with Jamaica over the period 2009-2014. It is OVE's third independent assessment of the Bank's program in Jamaica. Past evaluations co...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Honduras 2011-2014

    October 2014

    This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) with Honduras covers the period between January 2011 and April 2014 and is the fourth occasion on which the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has evaluated the Bank's program with the country. Previous evaluations covered the periods 1990-2000 (document R...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Colombia (2011-2014)

    July 2014

    As part of its 2014 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing its evaluation of the country program with Colombia for the period spanning January 2011 to June 2014. This document sets out the proposed approach and planned methodology for the country program evalua...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Chile (2011-2013)

    June 2014

    This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) with Chile covers the 2011-2013 period and is the third occasion on which the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has evaluated the Bank's program with the country. The previous evaluations covered the periods 1995- 2005 (document RE-320) and 2006-2010 (doc...

  • Approach paper: Country Program Evaluation: Panama (2010-2014)

    June 2014

    As part of its annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) will evaluate the Bank's country program with Panama for the period 2010-2014. This paper defines the approach and methodology for the planned Country Program Evaluation (CPE). This is the third independent evaluation of t...

  • Approach paper: Country Program Evaluation: El Salvador (2009-2014)

    June 2014

    As part of its 2014 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the Country Program with El Salvador for the 2009-2014 period, during which the country strategy for 2010-2014 was approved and implemented. This CPE seeks to analyze the Bank's relation...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Costa Rica (2011-2014)

    June 2014

    This approach paper defines the scope and objectives of, and tools for, the Costa Rica Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for the 2011-2014 period. This evaluation covers the 2011-2014 period, during which the debate over the country's growth model sharpened. This evaluation will be governed by OVE's ...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Honduras (2011-2014)

    May 2014

    As part of its 2014 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the Country Program Evaluation (CPE) with Honduras for the period 2011-2014. This approach paper defines the evaluation's scope. This CPE therefore aims to analyze the Bank's relationship with the countr...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Jamaica (2009-2014)

    May 2014

    As part of its 2014 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the country program with Jamaica for the period 2009-2014. This paper sets out the proposed approach to and methodology for the planned Country Program Evaluation (CPE), which represents...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Barbados 2010-2013

    March 2014

    This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is the third independent evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB's) Country Program with Barbados. This CPE spans December 2009 to October 2013, a period marked by a substantial increase in central government debt and decreasing tourism receipts...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Chile (2011-2013)

    February 2014

    As part of its 2014 annual work plan, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the evaluation of the country program with Chile for the period 2011-2013. This approach paper defines the scope of that evaluation. This CPE seeks to examine the Bank's relationship with the country from...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Paraguay (2009-2013)

    February 2014

    This document is the evaluation of the IDB's Country Program with Paraguay for the 2009-2013 period. The period evaluated here (hereinafter, the 'review period') was characterized by a political crisis and the intensification of the agricultural export model. This evaluation has been conducted in ac...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Dominican Republic (2009-2013)

    October 2013

    This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for the Dominican Republic covers the period 2009-2013. The evaluation is structured into four chapters, plus annexes. Chapter I analyzes the general context in the country from two perspectives. First, the structural characteristics of the country's growth mode...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Barbados (2010-2013)

    October 2013

    This approach paper summarizes the scope, methodological approach and main evaluation questions for the proposed assessment of the Bank's program with the Government of Barbados during the 2010-2013 period.

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Dominican Republic (2009-2013)

    June 2013

    The Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) is preparing the Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for the Dominican Republic for the period 2009-2013. This approach paper defines the evaluation's scope. This CPE ims to analyze the Bank's relationship with the country, taking an independent and holis...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Paraguay (2009-2013)

    June 2013

    This approach paper defines the scope and content of the Paraguay country program evaluation (CPE) for the period 2009-2013. This is the third time the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has provided an independent look at the Bank¿s program with Paraguay. The current evaluation covers the 200...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Belize (2008-2012)

    March 2013

    This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for Belize: 2008-2012 is the third time the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) has evaluated the work of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB, or Bank) with Belize. The main goal of the CPE is to provide information on Bank performance at the country l...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Mexico (2007-2011)

    January 2013

    This country program evaluation (CPE) covers the 2007-2011 period. This evaluation pays particular attention to the relevance of the IDB's program in relation to Mexico's fundamental challenges, as well as to the Bank's strategy developed during the period in an effort to become more relevant in Mex...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Guyana (2008-2012)

    November 2012

    The 2008-2012 Country Program Evaluation for Guyana concludes that the Bank's strategy was aligned with the development objectives and economic priorities of the government. Nevertheless, its program has produced mixed results. In infrastructure, progress was achieved by consolidating the primary ro...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Nicaragua (2008-2012)

    November 2012

    The 2008-2012 Country Program Evaluation (CPE) concludes that the Bank's program was programmatically aligned with Government's National Plan for Human Development and addressed five areas essential for growth and poverty reduction. The one significant omission in the Bank's program from a developme...

  • Approach Paper: Country Program Evaluation: Belize 2008-2012

    September 2012

    Belize's 2008-2012 Country Strategy approved in June 2009 stated that the IDB would continuously monitor fiscal sustainability and calibrate its financing in accordance with changing country conditions. Rather than establishing specific sectors for IDB support, the Country Strategy identified four d...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Ecuador (2007-2011)

    June 2012

    This evaluation reviews the relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the IDB's Program with Ecuador for 2007-2011. The period was characterized by an important political and institutional shift in Ecuador, embodied in the new Constitution of September 2008. Working within the framework provided by...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Guatemala: (2008-2011)

    January 2012

    This evaluation examines the IDB's Country Program with Guatemala for the 2008-2011 period. The assessment shows very positive results in terms of the program's relevance, consistency, and positioning. Delays in loan authorization by Guatemala's legislative branch may have diminished IDB's effective...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Peru (2007-2011)

    January 2012

    This evaluation examines the IDB's Country Program with Peru for the 2007-2011 period. Policy reforms accounted for most of the approvals in this period. These involved programmatic loans associated with non-reimbursable technical cooperation operations as financial instruments. The main outcomes id...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Brazil (2007-2010)

    October 2011

    This evaluation examines the IDB's Country Program with Brazil for the 2007-2010 period. The evaluation found that the program with Brazil has been very relevant, because the IDB has been able to maintain its competitive advantage in the country by changing its business model in light of declining f...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Haiti (2007-2011)

    September 2011

    This evaluation examines the IDB's Country Program with Haiti for the 2007-2011 period. IDB's strategic positioning in Haiti during this period was affected by the materialization of risks identified in the 2007 Country Strategy. The 2007 Country Strategy called for the continuation of support to Ha...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Colombia (2007-2010)

    August 2011

    This evaluation examines the IDB's Country Program with Colombia for the 2007-2011 period. The evaluation found social investment and decentralization as two areas in which the IDB maintained presence and relevance during this period. In social investment, the IDB was consolidated as a stable partne...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Bolivia (2008-2010)

    May 2011

    This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is an independent assessment of the effectiveness of the Bank's program with the Plurinational State of Bolivia (Bolivia) over the span 2008-2010. This Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is an independent assessment of the effectiveness of the Bank's program with ...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Honduras (2007-2010)

    May 2011

    This evaluation examines the IDB's Country Program with Honduras for the 2007-2010 period. This period was marked by a political crisis that halted operations with the country from June 2009 to March 2010. Honduras set out to achieve 120 development objectives in its work with the IDB during the per...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Uruguay (2005-2009)

    April 2011

    This evaluation examines the IDB's Country Program with Uruguay for the 2005-2009 period. The engagement of the IDB with Uruguay during this period was relevant as the Program's objectives were aligned with the government¿s priorities, particularly regarding fiscal sustainability and social safety n...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Suriname (2007-2010)

    January 2011

    This evaluation examines the IDB's Country Program with Suriname for the 2007-2010 period. During this period, Suriname has been characterized by good economic performance largely due to prudent macroeconomic and debt management coupled with a world-wide commodity boom. Nonetheless, given data pauci...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Chile (2006-2010)

    September 2010

    This Country Program Evaluation (RE-380-1) covers the period 2006 to 2010. The document is organized in chapters as follows: Program Context; The Program with the Bank; Country Program Results; Delivery of the Program; Main Risks for the New Program; and Conclusions and Recommendations. Recommended ...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Dominican Republic (2004-2008)

    August 2010

    This Country Program Evaluation with the Dominican Republic (RE-371) covers the period from 2004 to 2008 and it's the second evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the IDB's programming with the country. The analysis of the strategic relationship established by the Bank with t...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Costa Rica (2006-2010)

    June 2010

    The Bank's country strategy with Costa Rica 2006-2010 correctly identified the country's main development challenges in 2006 (the baseline used by the Bank to prepare the strategy): the difficulty of forging linkages between the most dynamic sectors and the rest of the economy as a result of differe...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Barbados (2005-2009)

    June 2010

    This report (RE-369) presents an evaluation of the Bank's Country Program in Barbados over the period 2005-2009. The evaluation is organized in the following chapters: Chapter I provides an overview of the structure of the Barbadian economy, developments that took place over the period of review, an...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Jamaica (2003-2008)

    June 2010

    This Country Program Evaluation (RE-365) covers the period 2003-2008, which was marked by the consequences of Jamaica's financial crisis which had erupted in 1995. During the crisis, the Bank remained the major multilateral partner engaged in the country. However, it underestimated the impact of the...

  • Country Program Evaluation: El Salvador (2004-2008)

    February 2010

    This Evaluation (RE-360) covers the period from 2004 to 2008. El Salvador in 2004 presented an unusual challenge for the Bank in developing a strategy for future engagement. To develop a program appropriate in this context, the Bank undertook a significant diagnostic effort in partnership with a loc...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Argentina (2003-2008)

    December 2009

    This Country Program Evaluation (RE-361) focuses on the Bank's ability to adjust its programming from a context in which the demand was primarily for fast financing and crisis mitigation to a context of growth. The CPE assesses four areas customarily reviewed in these evaluations: diagnostic and con...

  • Country Program Evaluation: The Bahamas (2001-2008)

    November 2009

    This Country Program Evaluation covers two Bank strategies that spanned from 2001 to 2008. The Bahamas has the highest per capita income of any borrowing member of the Bank. The country's social indicators are not, however, commensurate with its level of income and the pattern of social and economic...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Panama (2005-2009)

    November 2009

    This Country Program Evaluation (RE-359) covers the period from 2005 to 2009. OVE's most significant recommendation stemming from the analysis is that, if this is one of the new administration's priorities, the next strategy should design an assistance program aimed at closing the gap that exists be...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Paraguay (2003-2008)

    July 2009

    This Country Program Evaluation (RE-356) was produced following OVE's standard protocol for such evaluations. The Evaluation findings are provided as input for Management's charting of the Bank's future strategy with the Republic of Paraguay. According to the Evaluation findings the Bank's strategy ...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Brazil (2000-2008)

    June 2009

    This Country Program Evaluation (RE-355) analyzes the recent performance of the Bank's portfolio of operations. Two country strategies were approved during 2000-2008, which were prepared in two very different contexts in Brazil. The 2000-2003 strategy was prepared following the 1999 crisis that had ...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Trinidad and Tobago (2000-2008)

    May 2009

    The 2000-2008 Country Program Evaluation (CPE) for Trinidad and Tobago (RE-353) was conducted by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight to inform the Board's discussion with IDB Management regarding future strategy for each country. It involved three weeks of missions to both Trinidad and Tobago, st...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Guatemala (2004-2007)

    April 2009

    This Country Program Evaluation (RE-352) is intended to examine the relations that the Bank established with Guatemala during the period 2004-2007 in terms of results, in order to extract lessons for establishing a future strategic partnership that will be as productive constructive as possible for ...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Venezuela (1999-2007)

    March 2009

    This country program evaluation (CPE) of Venezuela (RE-351) for the period 1999-2007 was prepared following the guidelines of a pre-established protocol that has made it possible to develop an independent, long-term view of the Bank's relationship with Venezuela, the results of which are presented a...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Belize (2004-2008)

    October 2008

    This report (RE-349) presents an evaluation of the Bank's country program for Belize in the period 2004-2008. It is based on a review of documentary evidence provided by the Bank and other sources, as well as information gleaned from interviews with Bank staff in Headquarters and the Country Office,...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Nicaragua (2002-2007)

    September 2008

    This report presents the findings of an evaluation of the Bank's Nicaragua country program for 2002 to 2007. First, the report provides an account to the Bank's Directors regarding the results achieved by the Bank in the country. Second, the report provides input for reflection and lesson learning r...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Ecuador (2000-2006)

    July 2008

    This report (RE-341) presents the Office of Evaluation and Oversight's country program evaluation (CPE) assessing the Bank's Ecuador program in 2000-2006. The present CPE takes in the Bank programming exercises charted in the country strategies for 2000-2002 (GN-2169-1) and 2004-2006 (GN-2338-1), an...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Mexico (2001-2006)

    June 2008

    This evaluation report (RE-339) aims to provide factual information on the outcomes of the Bank's work with Mexico in 2001-2006, which could inform the Bank-country strategic relationship going forward. Chapter 1 reviews the macroeconomic setting and analyzes the main development challenges in the a...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Bolivia (2004-2007)

    June 2008

    This document (RE-340) reports on the Bank's program with Bolivia over the period 2004-2007. To do this the programmatic intent of the Bank was assessed. Given the rapidly changing country environment, and the difficulties for the Bank in terms of programming and approving operations, the evaluation...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Colombia (1998-2006)

    December 2007

    This Country Program Evaluation for Colombia (RE-337) analyzes the results obtained by the Bank during the period 1998-2006. The purpose is to improve the effectiveness of the Bank's programming and future operations in the country. Its conclusions reflect on trends in the country's development issu...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Peru (2002-2006)

    June 2007

    The analysis contained this document (RE-330) focuses on the 2002-2006 period, evaluating the most recent Country Strategy (document GN-2205-1) and supplemental documents. Its universe of projects encompasses those approved during the period under study, as well as previously approved projects that ...

  • Country Program Evaluation Guyana (2002-2006)

    May 2007

    This report (RE-331) presents an evaluation of the Inter-American Development Bank's program of engagement with Guyana for the 2002-2006 period, from its intent expressed mainly in the Country Strategy with Guyana (GN-2228) and other Bank documents, to the actual delivery of the program. The documen...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Haiti (2001-2006)

    April 2007

    This Country Program Evaluation (RE-327) covers the period from 2001 to 2006. Given the particularities of Haiti and of the IDB's program in the country between 2001-2006, which are analyzed thoroughly in the document, this report concentrates on the relationship between the IDB and Haiti, and on ho...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Honduras (2001-2006)

    April 2007

    The period reviewed by the current Country Program Evaluation (RE-328) covers from 2001 to 2006. It spans the Bank's latest programming cycle, which includes the end of the Carlos Flores administration, as well as the Ricardo Maduro administration. The current review's approach is to take the Bank's...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Barbados (1989-2004)

    March 2007

    This Country Program Evaluation (RE-313) covers the period from 1989 to 2004. During this period there have been four country strategy papers. Country strategy papers are consensual documents that set out strategic goals agreed to by the country and the Bank. All four strategy documents consistently...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Chile (1995-2005)

    March 2007

    This Country Program Evaluation (RE-320) covers two programming cycles encompassing the period from 1996 to 2000 to 2005. The evaluation has found that the country and the Bank have successfully worked together to achieve a program that has a high level of country ownership and one that has contribu...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Costa Rica (2002-2006)

    December 2006

    This document (RE-325) presents the Costa Rica Country Program Evaluation (CPE) prepared by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) for 2002-2006. The paper includes a description of the country and context during the evaluation period, the 2003-2006 programming exercise, a discussion on the ef...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Suriname (1980-2004)

    October 2006

    This report (RE-318) details the evaluation undertaken by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Bank's Country Program in Suriname during the period 1980-2004. The purpose of the Country Program Evaluation (CPE) is to describe the outcomes of the Bank's performance in country, and to d...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Uruguay (1991-2004)

    November 2005

    This country program evaluation (RE-312) covers the period from 1991 to 2004. It is composed of five chapters that evaluate the outcomes of the Bank's program in Uruguay for the period 1991-2004 from different standpoints. The first chapter presents developments in the country in the period evaluate...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Panama (1991-2003)

    May 2005

    This report (RE-305) presents the evaluation conducted by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight of the Bank's program with Panama from 1991 to 2003. Its intent is to describe for the Bank's Directors the outcomes of the institution's activity in Panama and extract lessons that can help make future ...

  • Country Program Evaluation: El Salvador (1992-2004)

    May 2005

    This evaluation (RE-307) of the Bank's country program in El Salvador covers the period from 1992 to 2004. The review period thus begins with the conclusion of the Peace Accords and the end of 12 years of armed conflict that led to a serious deterioration in the population's living conditions. Since...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Guatemala (1993-2003)

    December 2004

    The purpose of this report (RE-304-2) is to present OVE's evaluation of the IDB's program in Guatemala during 1993-2003. Following established methodology and procedure, the report attempts to provide an account to the Board of Executive Directors regarding the program's relevance and results and to...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Brazil (1993-2003)

    October 2004

    This report (RE-298) summarizes OVE's evaluation of the IDB's program in Brazil during 1993-2003. The paper starts with a selective, brief analysis of background that is needed to inform the evaluation. It includes an assessment of the programming process and the relevance and coherence (hence the i...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Belize (1993-2003)

    August 2004

    This report (RE-296) presents an evaluation of the Bank's country program for Belize for the years 1993-2003. The evaluation includes: 1) An overview of the structure of the Belizean economy, including developments that took place during the nineties and the development challenges faced by the count...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Bolivia (1990-2002)

    July 2004

    The following paper (RE-297) is a review of the Bank's experience in Bolivia from 1990 to 2002. It is produced at a time when the country is faced with a critical fiscal scenario, and in the aftermath of substantial social tensions that have led to the resignation of former President Gonzalo Sanchez...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Ecuador (1990-2002)

    July 2004

    This paper (RE-295) evaluates the Bank's program with Ecuador from 1990 to 2002. Throughout the 1990-2002 period, Ecuador continued facing these same development challenges as in the previous one: (i) how to move the economy away from its dependency on primary production, (ii) how to improve governa...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Paraguay (1991-2002)

    June 2004

    This report (RE-259) presents the evaluation conducted by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Bank's country program in Paraguay during the period 1991-2002. Its objective is to present the results achieved by the IDB in the country and to derive lessons which may help enable the Ban...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Mexico (1990-2000)

    July 2003

    This report (RE-259) presents the Office of Evaluation and Oversight's evaluation of the Bank's program with Mexico from 1990 to 2000. This evaluation is based on the standard evaluative criteria adopted by the Evaluation Cooperation Group of the multilateral development banks: relevance, efficiency...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Honduras (1990-2000)

    October 2002

    This report (RE-263) evaluates the IDB's country program in Honduras during 1990-2000. The aim of the Honduras Country Program Evaluation is to serve as an input into the production of the new country paper by raising a number of considerations intended to be helpful to the Bank and the Borrower as ...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Guyana (1989-2001)

    August 2002

    This Evaluation (RE-266) covers the period from 1989 to 2001. The IDB has played an important role in meeting Guyana's financial needs, especially since 1995. The instruments chosen were mainly project and sector loans, technical assistance and debt relief. Non-financial products were scarce as the ...

  • Country Program Evaluation: Peru (1990-2000)

    May 2002

    This Country Program Evaluation (RE-262) covers the period 1990-2000. During the decade, Peru was the focal point for development assistance from both multilateral and bilateral institutions. This paper includes a description of the country context and development challenges, a diagnosis and strateg...

  • Evaluability of Country Strategies: Methodology Note

    October 2001

    The report's (RE-253) primary objective is to propose a methodology for evaluating country strategies, understood as the set of strategies or ways of doing things in order to achieve preestablished objectives. This task involves examining the strategic concepts contained in country papers (CPs), in ...

  • Summary Report: Evaluation of the Policy-Based Loan Portfolio: Phase III

    November 1999

    The purpose of this document (RE-239) is to analyze the way in which the Bank has been supporting sector reform policies in various countries in recent years. It is based on a sample based on the principal evaluation results from 14 sector loans that were approved between 1990 and 1995, in eight mem...

 

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