Bangladesh: Photo Essays
View photo essays on Bangladesh.
Bangladesh: A Witness to DevelopmentCapturing the progress of the poor in Bangladesh through the images of documentary photographer Mohammad Rakibul Hasan.
The Bridges of Asia: Connecting the RegionFrom 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.
Improving Bangladesh's Primary EducationDespite 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.