The Platform



This section features an in-depth look on select development projects. Read through our data stories and amplify CSOs’ call toward a rights-based, people-powered sustainable development.

Guarding the River

The Frieda River Mine Project and its impacts on the people and the environment of the Sepik

People-Powered Development for Agenda 2030

Exploring Sri Lanka's Uma Oya Multi-purpose Development Project

Corporate Capture of the SDGs

The proposed permanent disposal facility of Lynas Advanced Materials Plant in Malaysia and how it reverses progress of the goals

Water Woes

A Probe into the China-funded Kaliwa Dam

Rebuilding Nepal

A look into the housing recovery after the Gorkha earthquake

Denouncing Dirty Energy

A probe into ADB-financed energy projects in Asia

Cultivating Resistance

A Look into the Merauke Integrated Food and Energy Estate (MIFEE) in the Papuan Province of Indonesia

Financing ‘Development’, Capitalizing Inequalities

Impacts of ADB-funded projects in Central Asia

Roadblocks to Development

Adverse impacts of transport projects on the Manipuri