Evaluation of Special Programs Financed by Ordinary Capital

Dec 2014
The Board of Directors of the Inter-American Development Bank has requested that the Office of Evaluation and Oversight undertake an evaluation of Special Programs (SP) as part of its 2014 work program. The evaluation seeks to shed light on whether the current practice and arrangements for allocating US$100 million from Ordinary Capital (OC) net income to 19 SPs are an effective way to finance Technical Cooperations (TCs) to address priority social and economic development needs in the Bank's borrowing member countries. The evaluation covers the functioning of OC funded SPs from 2005 through mid-2014 and covers the SP TC portfolio from 2005 to 2013.