Sustainability of rural development projects – Best practices and lessons learned by IFAD in Asia

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IFAD’s undertook a multiphased research process to provide guidance on sustainability, with the ultimate aim of ensuring the lasting development impact of IFAD-funded operations. The research study involved, a comprehensive desk review, followed by a series of case studies highlighting best practices, constraints and lessons learned in achieving sustainability in selected countries. This paper represents the final output of the process. It suggests a theoretical framework for approaching the concept of sustainability. The study’s findings and recommendations will be of interest to policymakers, development practitioners, donors, academics as well as civil society.