Michiko Katagami

Principal Natural Resources and Agriculture Specialist, SDTC-AR
, ADB
Profile / Bio: 

Michiko Katagami is Principal Natural Resources and Agriculture Specialist and responsible for advising on food security, agriculture and natural resources issues and supporting ADB’s food security engagement both at the country and regional levels. She has over 15 years of the sector investment experience at ADB, ranging from microfinance to agribusiness development, fair trade, irrigation, agricultural research and various sector development programs in Asia and the Pacific. Before joining ADB she worked for UNDP, Mitsubishi Trust & Banking and UBS Securities. She holds a master degree in development economics from the Institute of Social Studies (Nuffic Scholar, with distinction)

Michiko has been working on food security, agriculture and rural development issues with sovereign and nonsovereign investment and research teams for more than 20 years in Asia and the Pacific. Prior to joining ADB she worked for UNDP, Mitsubishi Trust & Banking Co. and UBS Securities. She holds a master’s degree in development economics from the Institute of Social Studies, the Netherlands (Nuffic Scholar).

Materials

Title Date Learning Materials Topic
SERD Policy Talk (SPOT): Reinvigorating the Agro-processing Industry 29 April 2021 Document Economics
ADB Business Opportunities (Agriculture and Natural Resources) 15 September 2020 Slides Agriculture and Natural Resources
Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Rural Development (Overview) 27 March 2019 Slides Agriculture and Natural Resources
Climate Finance in the Agriculture Sector 28 June 2017 Slides Climate Change, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Finance
Sustainable Farming, Soft Commodities, Agro-Processing, and Food Industry 24 November 2016 Multimedia Agriculture and Natural Resources, Environment, Private Sector
Agriculture and Natural Resources (Overview) 21 March 2012 Slides Agriculture and Natural Resources