Integrated Rural Development for Prosperity
Supporting sustainable rural development through integrated approaches will be an essential ingredient in the post-COVID-19 recovery and development process in Sri Lanka. This knowledge event aims to initiate a discussion among stakeholders on the approaches to rural development in the country, with discussions focusing on key development challenges faced in rural development and solutions from the experiences of Sri Lanka and other countries.
The Integrated Rural Development for Prosperity is the inaugural event of ADB’s Sri Lanka Resident Mission’s Serendipity Knowledge Program. The Program aims to discuss the country’s past experiences, key challenges, and international best practices toward rural development. The keynote address was delivered by PB Jayasundara, Secretary to the President of Sri Lanka. This learning event is part of the ADB Sustainable Food Webinar Series.
|Date||Session / Activity||Presentation Material||Speaker(s)|
|04 Oct 2021||Opening||Welcome Address||Chen Chen, Country Director, Sri Lanka Resident Mission, ADB|
|04 Oct 2021||Opening||
Opening Remarks: ADB Strategy 2030 2030―A Full Spectrum of Finance + Knowledge
This presentation gives an overview of ADB'sSupport on Knowledge Exchange and Learning― Global, Regional, Subregional, National.
|04 Oct 2021||The Vision for Rural Development under the Government’s National Policy Framework - Saubhagye Dhakma (Vistas of Prosperity and Splendor)||P. B. Jayasundara, Secretary to the President of Sri Lanka|
|04 Oct 2021||Panel Discussion 1||What needs to happen to realize the visions?|
|04 Oct 2021||Panel Discussion 2||What are possible solutions? What has worked? What has not?|
|04 Oct 2021||Closing||Remarks - Government of Sri Lanka||S. R. Attygalle, Secretary of Treasury|
|04 Oct 2021||Closing||Remarks - ADB||Kenichi Yokoyama, Director General, South Asia Regional Department, ADB|