Digital Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific: Strategies for Donor Impact

Events

Digital Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific: Strategies for Donor Impact

12 July 2021

ADB, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Grow Asia, and DFAT Australia organized this joint event to discuss how digital technologies are reshaping agriculture in the region; and transforming rural economies and food systems into becoming more inclusive, productive, resilient, and sustainable.

More importantly, the Digital Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific: Strategies for Donor Impact aimed to spark conversations with different donors on how funding could be strategically deployed to shape and accelerate the adoption of digital agriculture technologies, for greater impact on the most vulnerable rural communities.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
12 Jul 2021 Opening Welcome Remarks Brenda Gunde, Global Senior Technical Specialist - ICT4D in Agriculture, Sustainable Production, Markets and Institutions Division, IFAD
12 Jul 2021 Presentation Overview of report Digital Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific: Strategies for Donor Impact Paul Voutier, Senior Advisor, Innovation, Grow Asia
12 Jul 2021 Presentation Supporting COVID-19 recovery through Accelerated Private Investment in Agriculture in Nepal Bashu Aryal, Country Programme Officer, Asia and the Pacific Division, IFAD
12 Jul 2021 Presentation Digital Technologies for Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems in Asia Shingo Kimura, Senior Natural Resources and Agriculture Specialist, East Asia Department, ADB
12 Jul 2021 Presentation Australia’s approach to engaging with the private sector in development Purdie Bowden, Assistant Director, Private Finance for Climate and Development, DFAT
12 Jul 2021 Moderated Discussion Discussion with Participants Abdelkarim Sma, Lead Regional Economist, Asia and the Pacific Division, IFAD
12 Jul 2021 Closing Remarks Jiangfeng Zhang, Director, Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, Southeast Asia Department, ADB

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