Photo Essays

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Latest Photo Essays

  • October 2011

    Coral Triangle Book

    The Coral Triangle is a 272-page book that showcases the people, places, and marine ecosystems that make this region truly remarkable. Published by ADB and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the book documents an 18-month expedition by award-winning photographer Jürgen Freund and Stella-Chiu Freund.
  • October 2011

    Highlights from the Central Asia Atlas

    The Atlas brings to its readers a sense of the beauty and wealth in Central Asia, the issues its people face in using and conserving natural resources, and the efforts toward sustainable development.
  • August 2011

    Raising the Quality of Health Services in Indonesia

    A project is assisting Indonesia in improving the health status of the population, especially the poor and vulnerable groups.
  • July 2011

    Rural Bhutan Plugs into the Digital Future

    For many young people from rural Bhutan, ADB-funded community e-centers are the first step to the future.
  • June 2011

    ADB's Clean Energy Program

    From solar farms to water-wheels to compact fluorescent lamps, ADB is supporting alternative uses of energy across the region.
  • May 2011

    Manila's Pasig River - Getting Clean, Growing Healthier

    In some countries settlements spread along riverbanks, most without proper sanitation systems, dumping tons of household waste into rivers every day. A massive cleanup in Estero de Paco, an estuary of Manila's Pasig River, was conducted. Concrete embankments have been built and running water and septic tanks installed.
  • April 2011

    Nourishing Viet Nam's Future

    ADB is providing support so health workers can show mothers how to improve their children's nutrition. With better-nourished children, the future is looking brighter in Viet Nam.
  • April 2011

    Clean Water for Viet Nam's Families

    Providing clean water for families throughout Viet Nam is one of ADB's priorities.
  • April 2011

    Sowing Seeds of Progress in Viet Nam

    ADB is supporting rural infrastructure projects that help farming families boost crop yields and more easily get their harvest to market. With better rural infrastructure, more and more families in Viet Nam are able to free themselves from poverty.
  • April 2011

    In Viet Nam, Agriculture Aid Bears Fruit

    ADB is providing the Southern Horticultural Research Institute with technological and research training support. With ADB assistance, farmers will continue to grow their businesses, and feed Viet Nam's people.