Water and Irrigation Management in Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has taken a bold step forward to initiate a new approach which, if successfully implemented, could be replicated in other major irrigation systems to have a profound impact on food security, water use efficiency and sustainable growth.

Bangladesh Flooding and Disaster Management

The floods and Cyclone Sidr of 2007 impacted the lives of some 25 million people. But an extensive rehabilitation and reconstruction program helped them to recover and resume their normal economic and social activities.

Connecting the Dots

Rural roads are bridging the gulf between poor villages, markets, and healthcare facilities in Bangladesh - as well as providing opportunities for women in dire need of employment.

Helping Women in Bangladesh Through Livestock Development

A simple feed innovation for cattle is bringing modest prosperity to rural villages - and women are leading the way.

Promoting Good Government and Helping Women in Bangladesh

In Bangladesh's secondary towns, ordinary people are getting a say in government, and that is changing even how the bills are paid.

Tourism in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka

Tourism is thriving in South Asia with overseas visitors flocking to its vast array of natural, cultural and historic attractions.

Kamal Kar: Community-led Total Sanitation in Bangladesh

In this interview, Dr. Kamal Kar talks about the beginnings and challenges of Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), an approach for empowering communities to completely stop the open defecation habit.

A Bridge to School

New bridges are making travel easier across the hills of Bangladesh, and helping children stay in school.

Pipe Dreams Become a Reality

Residents in the Chittagong Hill Tracts communities of Bangladesh are piping their way out of disease and poverty.

A Mobile Revolution

ADB assistance to Grameen Telecom has helped provide mobility and connectivity to more than 23 million subscribers in Bangladesh-and changed their lives.