Mio Oka

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Mio Oka is currently the Director of the Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture Division in the South Asia Department of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Since 2015, she has been responsible in administering several climate adaptation projects including flood and coastal management, water use efficiency, rural connectivity improvement and agriculture value chain projects in the following ADB developing member countries: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka.

Mio has over 20 years of experience in research, planning, designing, and implementing agriculture and rural development projects in South America, Southeast and South Asia, gained through her work with development organizations and ADB. She obtained her master’s degree in Social Policy and Planning in Developing Countries and bachelor’s degree in Development Studies and Politics from the University of London (London, UK).


Title Date Learning Materials Topic
Opening Session 15 February 2024 Multimedia Finance, Climate Change
ADB Experience and Knowledge Sharing (Focus on Gender, Climate Change, and High-Level Technology) 09 March 2021 Document Agriculture and Natural Resources, Climate Change, Gender Equality
ADB Operations in South Asia (Agriculture) 29 October 2019 Slides Agriculture and Natural Resources
Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Rural Development (South Asia) 27 March 2019 Slides Agriculture and Natural Resources