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
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
Promoting Better Nutrition Outcomes through Multisectoral Approach in Post-COVID-19 Asia and the Pacific 02 Dec 2021
Looming Food Insecurity Concerns in Asia and the Pacific: What Should We Expect? 16 Nov 2021
Rice Yield Estimation for Individual Rice Plots: What We Can Do and Observe Under Lockdowns and In-between 13 Oct 2021
Integrated Rural Development for Prosperity 04 Oct 2021
Policy Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic for Food Security in Asia and the Pacific 26 Aug 2021
Digital Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific: Strategies for Donor Impact 12 Jul 2021
Towards Safe Food, Nutritious Diets, and Resilient Food Systems 28 Jun 2021
Sustainable Protein Case Study: Outputs and Synthesis of Results 28 - 30 Jun 2021
Wholesale Agricultural Markets: Innovations for a Competitive Future 20 Apr 2021
Financing Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems in Asia and the Pacific 16 Mar 2021
Rural Development and Food Security Forum 09 Dec 2020