ADB Sustainable Food Webinar Series


ADB Sustainable Food Webinar Series

16 March 2021

The Sustainable Food Webinar Series is organized by the Rural Development and Food Security (Agriculture) Thematic Group, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department to continue discussions and collectively find integrated solutions on how to cope and recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The series provides a platform to share knowledge, experiences, and best practices that can help developing member countries build sustainable and resilient food systems and enable them to recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and future disruptions.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
16 Mar 2021 16 March 2021 Financing Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems in Asia and the Pacific
Risks to food insecurity and deterioration of nutritional status of vulnerable populations have increased due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which caused, ...
16 Mar 2021 24 March 2021 Rural Prosperity with Carbon Neutrality and Food Security
Rural regions have the advantage of not only having the space for solar and wind energy production - which are low-carbon electricity technologies - but...
16 Mar 2021 20 April 2021 Wholesale Agricultural Markets: Innovations for a Competitive Future
Wholesale markets play a key role in the distribution of agricultural products while considering aggregation of commodities, price formation ad stabilization...
16 Mar 2021 12 July 2021 Digital Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific: Strategies for Donor Impact
ADB, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Grow Asia,and...
16 Mar 2021 3 August 2021 Rikolto: Sustainable Production, Inclusive and Enabling Environments Towards Food System Transformation and Resilience
Rikolto is an independent Belgian nongovernment organization (NGO) with more than 40 years of experience in partnering...
16 Mar 2021 26 August 2021 Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic for Food Security in Asia and the Pacific
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the fragility of food systems in the Asia and Pacific region. International food prices have been rising since May 2020...
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
16 Aug 2022 10 August 2022 Fighting for Food Security: Lessons from Cross-Country Approaches
Progress towards achieving food security in many countries, particularly countries in Asia depending on food imports and remittances, had already slowed...
16 Aug 2022 16 September 2022 Responses to Food Insecurity in Sri Lanka and the Way Forward
Sri Lanka is facing multiple crises. Among them, the one hitting its population where it hurts the most, is food insecurity. As per UN World Food Program...


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