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
ADB Data Room: Circular Economy 20 Apr 2022
ADB Distinguished Speakers Program: Driving Food Security through Digitalization of Food Supply Chains 08 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
Agri-logistics Innovation and Best Practices in India 06 Dec 2021
AgTech Marketplace: Promising Technologies to Help Improve Farmer Producer Organizations' Market Access 06 Dec 2021
Asia-Pacific Rural Development and Food Security Forum 2022: Battling Climate Change and Transforming Agri-food Systems 22 - 24 Mar 2022
Carbon Initiative Scoping Study - Results Presentation 10 Feb 2023
Climate Smart Agriculture Training 14 Mar 2018 - 18 Mar 2023
Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment Planning 25 - 27 Nov 2019
Climate-Smart Agriculture Training for Practitioners 09 - 11 Oct 2018
Closing the Loop on Food Waste with Insect Bioconversion (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 19) 28 Sep 2023
Digital Agriculture Experiences in Nepal: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward 30 Mar 2022
Digital Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific: Strategies for Donor Impact 12 Jul 2021
Earth Observation Applications in Agriculture and Rural Development 25 Jul 2018
Farm-to-Market Produce Logistics: Cases and Emerging Trends in Korea and India 06 Dec 2021