Rural Development and Food Security (Agriculture) Thematic Group

Conducts expert and peer reviews of project design and engages with IFAD, CGIAR, FAO, UNEP, USDA, and other agencies  in research, peer reviews, workshops, and other activities to address Asia’s food security concerns and rural poverty.

Offers courses related to agriculture development and irrigation management.

Contact: Leah Arboleda, Group Coordinator

Title Date Focal Person
Closing the Loop on Food Waste with Insect Bioconversion (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 19) 28 Sep 2023
Upscaling Climate-Smart Agriculture and Paris Alignment Training 15 - 18 Mar 2023
Carbon Initiative Scoping Study - Results Presentation 10 Feb 2023
Training on Data Analysis and AI Application for ANR Projects in Cambodia: Estimating Crop Yields Gaps in Rice SDP Project Areas 10 - 12 Jan 2023
Study Tour on Exploring Opportunities to Promote Korean Experiences in Digital Agriculture and Rural Development Among ADB Member Countries 24 - 30 Nov 2022
ADB-IFAD International Conference: Harnessing Digital Technologies and Experiences to Accelerate Agricultural and Rural Development in Asia and the Pacific 23 Nov 2022
ADB Distinguished Speakers Program: Driving Food Security through Digitalization of Food Supply Chains 08 Nov 2022
Responses to Food Insecurity in Sri Lanka and the Way Forward 16 Sep 2022
Fighting for Food Security: Lessons from Cross-Country Approaches 10 Aug 2022
ADB Data Room: Circular Economy 20 Apr 2022
Digital Agriculture Experiences in Nepal: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward 30 Mar 2022
Asia-Pacific Rural Development and Food Security Forum 2022: Battling Climate Change and Transforming Agri-food Systems 22 - 24 Mar 2022
AgTech Marketplace: Promising Technologies to Help Improve Farmer Producer Organizations' Market Access 06 Dec 2021
Agri-logistics Innovation and Best Practices in India 06 Dec 2021
Farm-to-Market Produce Logistics: Cases and Emerging Trends in Korea and India 06 Dec 2021