Bangladesh: Photo Essays

View photo essays on Bangladesh.

  • May 2013

    The Bridges of Asia: Connecting the Region

    From vast span bridges for cars and trains to small village footbridges, these are the building blocks of Asian connectivity. This photo essay shows a collection of interesting Asian bridges, many of which were built with ADB's assistance.
  • September 2012

    Improving Bangladesh's Primary Education

    Despite impressive enrollment rates of around 98%, primary education in Bangladesh is hampered by low levels of teacher-pupil interaction, poor teacher training, and high student dropout rates. ADB is working with the government to step up the quality of primary education through the $1.1 billion Second Primary Education Development Program, which began in 2004.