Hans Woldring

Principal Natural Resources and Agriculture Specialist
Profile / Bio: 

Hans Woldring is a principal natural resource and agriculture specialist in ADB. He is a national of Australia and has 40 years of professional experience, with 26 years in the field.  He joined ADB in 2007 and has worked in the Central and West Asia and South Asia Departments. He led with major assignments for ADB in Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Nepal, and has worked in the Central Asia region since 1994. Prior to joining ADB, he worked for 4 years for the International Finance Corporation in their advisory services in Central Asia.  From 1981 to 2001, he worked as a consultant to private and corporate farmers in Australia, specializing in resource management, farm management, and agronomy advisory, as well as international consulting assignments in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, China, and Cameroon.  In Australia, he has served as an elected representative in local government and professional organizations. He is an accomplished sailor and holds a commercial pilot's license with more than 2500 hours in command.   He holds a Bachelor of Rural Science from the University of New England, a Master of Integrated Water Management from the University of Queensland, both in Australia and is a Graduate of the ADB/Harvard Breakthrough Leadership program.


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Water, Agricultural and Natural Resources 19 October 2021 Slides ADB Administration and Governance, Finance
Kyrgyz Republic Modern Wholesale Markets Development Project 15 June 2021 Slides ADB Administration and Governance, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Modern WSM Roles and Functions: Current Marketing Context, Trends, Food Security, Price Stability and Food Safety 20 April 2021 Slides Agriculture and Natural Resources
How Can We Use Community Contracting More Widely? 17 August 2017 Multimedia Capacity Development, Governance and Public Sector Management, Social Development and Protection