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Transport: Photo Essays

  • July 2012

    A Path to Better Lives

    The social and economic well-being of Bhutan is dependent on an effective and sustainable road network because of the mountainous terrain and the absence of railways and domestic airline routes. However, the national road network was in need of improvement as the deteriorated surface made journeys long and difficult. With the Asian Development Bank's support, roads have been rehabilitated and are now creating a vital impact on the people of Bhutan.
  • July 2012

    Afghanistan: The Next Decade and Beyond

    Asian Development Bank has provided nearly $2.9 billion in concessional loans, grants and technical assistance since ADB's operations resumed in Afghanistan in 2002. ADB hopes to improve the lives of millions of people, by 2020.
  • May 2012

    Viet Nam's East-West Corridor Road No. 9

    Asian Development Bank is financing a $25 million project to assist the government of Viet Nam to upgrade and improve "Road 9," a popular thoroughfare between Dong Ha, Viet Nam and Viet Nam's border with the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
  • April 2012

    Mongolia Moving Forward

    ADB and the Government of Mongolia have agreed on a new 5-year development assistance strategy that aims to help the country diversify its economy and tackle poverty issues.
  • January 2012

    Changing Course in Urban Transport

    The Changing Course in Urban Transport - Illustrated Guide provides a rich collection of images of sustainable urban transport initiatives from around the world. It considers the transport problems evident in many cities in Asia, and recommends a new paradigm that reflects the best knowledge and practices of sustainable urban transport programs around the world. The Illustrative Guide was a joint initiative of ADB and GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammernarbeit).