ADB Knowledge Showcases

The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Knowledge Showcases series highlights innovative ideas, creative solutions, or good practices resulting from the projects, technical assistance, and other initiatives of ADB. It aims to draw readers to delve deeper into the back story of the project, promote further discussion and research, and ultimately encourage replication and/or expansion where applicable.


  • Opportunities for Internal Audit Capacity Development 

    Asian Development Bank (Asian Development Bank, 2015-08-19)
    An internal audit function is intrinsic for sound governance and accountability where public sector institutions can rely on internal audits to provide oversight and assurance over operations, delivery of services, and use of public funds. Support ...
  • Ramping Up Results-Based Management in the Philippines 

    Serrat, Olivier; Buentjen, Claudia (Asian Development Bank, 2015-06-05)
    The Asian Development Bank has helped the Philippines ramp up results-based management. In 2013, a milestone was reached when the Department of Budget and Management refined the Organizational Performance Indicator Framework; revised major final ...
  • Tax Administration Reform in the Maldives 

    Bertsch, Natalie; Miyaki, Yuji; Serrat, Olivier (Asian Development Bank, 2015-06-01)
    In 2009, the Government of the Maldives and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) linked arms to push an economic recovery program. The outcome, validated as successful by independent evaluation in 2014, was greater fiscal space in the budget and ...
  • Building Modern Land Administration Systems 

    Serrat, Olivier; Buentjen, Claudia; Reyes, Ma. Lourdes (Asian Development Bank, 2015-04-16)
    Effective systems for recording land ownership, land values, and land use are the foundation on which the efficient operation of a market economy depends. The Government of the Philippines knows that both land and information about land must be husbanded. ...

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