New member publications available in the ECG Document Library

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The following documents, recently published by ECG members, are now available in the ECG Document Library:

World Bank publications

  • World Bank Group Engagement in Small States - The Cases of the OECS, Pacific Island Countries, Cabo Verde, Djibouti, Mauritius, and the Seychelles ‚Äî Clustered Country Program Evaluation
  • The World Bank Group's Support to Capital Market Development - The evaluation assesses Bank Group support to client countries for development of their capital markets across the full spectrum of associated activities.
  • Industrial Competitiveness and Jobs - Industry competitiveness can be enhanced through several different approaches including economy wide, industry specific, or a mix of economy wide with industry specific.

Asian Development Bank publications

  • ADB's Engagement with Middle-Income Countries - Middle-income countries in Asia and the Pacific face several evolving development challenges, including poverty, inequality, unplanned urbanization, environmental degradation and climate change, low productivity and lack of competitiveness, macroeconomic instability, and insufficient economic diversification. At the same time, these countries have displayed dynamism that has created new opportunities.
  • Country Assistance Program Evaluation for Sri Lanka - This evaluation assesses ADB's support for Sri Lanka over 2006‚Äì2015, to inform the preparation and design of a new country partnership strategy that will guide ADB's Sri Lanka operations from 2017 to 2021.


  • Project Performance Evaluation - Republic of the Philippines: Rural Microenterprise Promotion Programme (2016) - The Rural Microenterprise Promotion Programme (RuMEPP) in the Republic of the Philippine implemented between 2006 and 2013, sought to address two main areas of impediments to microenterprise development ‚Äì finance; and knowledge and skills.
  • Smallholder Access to Markets - Evaluation Synthesis Report - The Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD (IOE) undertook an evaluation synthesis on smallholder farmers' access to markets. The exercise was based on a desk review, mainly IOE evaluations conducted between 2005 and 2015, complemented by interviews and a review of external literature.