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
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
Climate-Smart Agriculture Training for Practitioners 09 - 11 Oct 2018
Climate-Smart Agriculture Investment Planning 25 - 27 Nov 2019
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
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