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
Looming Food Insecurity Concerns in Asia and the Pacific: What Should We Expect? 16 Nov 2021
Knowledge-Intensive Agriculture Workshop 15 - 16 Jun 2017
Integrated Rural Development for Prosperity 04 Oct 2021
Food Security Forum 2016: Safe, Nutritious, and Affordable Food for All 22 - 24 Jun 2016
Financing Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems in Asia and the Pacific 16 Mar 2021
Fighting for Food Security: Lessons from Cross-Country Approaches 10 Aug 2022
Farm-to-Market Produce Logistics: Cases and Emerging Trends in Korea and India 06 Dec 2021
Earth Observation Applications in Agriculture and Rural Development 25 Jul 2018
Digital Agriculture in Asia and the Pacific: Strategies for Donor Impact 12 Jul 2021
Digital Agriculture Experiences in Nepal: Lessons Learned and the Way Forward 30 Mar 2022
Closing the Loop on Food Waste with Insect Bioconversion (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 19) 28 Sep 2023
Climate-Smart Agriculture Training for Practitioners 09 - 11 Oct 2018
Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment Planning 25 - 27 Nov 2019
Climate Smart Agriculture Training 14 Mar 2018 - 18 Mar 2023
Carbon Initiative Scoping Study - Results Presentation 10 Feb 2023