To succeed in its mission to reduce poverty, the World Bank continually adapts its policies and practices to a rapidly changing world. To do this, it seeks reliable and objective information on the effectiveness of its operations. This volume presents an overview of the World Bank Group operations and evaluation criteria and strategies for assistance. The World Bank's new evaluation strategy emphasizes achieving results in the field. Evaluation is a key tool to support results-based management, the purpose of which is to provide a framework for strategic planning and management based on the principles of learning and shared responsibility. This publication will appeal to anyone interested in the operations of the World Bank Group and the International Finance Corporation.
Publisher: World Bank Publications