The Bank's Board of Directors established that "The Evaluation Office (ODE) is an independent organizational unit responsible for assessing the Development Impact of the Bank through the strategies, projects, and programs. The evaluation is made according to the principles, objectives and regulations adopted by the Management and/or approved by the Board of Governors, and by the Board of Directors in order to verify CABEI’s contribution to the development of the Central American region, and of other countries beneficiaries.