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Qingfeng Zhang

Qingfeng Zhang

Chief of Rural Development and Food Security (Agriculture) Thematic Group, Chief of Environment Thematic Group
Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department


As Chief of Rural Development and Food Security (Agriculture) Thematic Group, Mr. Qingfeng Zhang is leading and overseeing ADB’s overall rural development, natural resources, food security, and agriculture operations by providing relevant and practical technical advice.

During his last 16 years with the Bank, Mr. Zhang processes and administers loan and technical assistance projects in green agricultural value chain, efficient use of natural resources (land, soil, water as well as agricultural wastes), climate resilient agriculture, rural renewable biomass energy, healthy agriculture-ecosystems, food safety, and internet plus agriculture. He published over dozens of knowledge products, Opeds and blogs on agriculture, natural resources and environment. Prior to joining ADB, he was a Director at the State Environmental Protection Administration in Beijing; a Senior Environment Specialist at the World Bank in Washington; and a Research Fellow at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Mr. Zhang is a Chinese national. He holds a doctoral degree in environmental engineering from the Tsinghua University; and a master’s degree in water resources management, and a bachelor’s degree in hydrology from the Sichuan University. He was also trained at the Harvard Business School through its Executive Development Program.

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  • 07 Jun 2022 | Video | ADB Soundbites

    Qingfeng Zhang on ADB's Nature-Positive Investments

    Qingfeng Zhang, Chief of ADB's Environment Thematic Group, discusses how investing in nature and environmental sustainability is key in achieving economic growth and reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific.

  • 07 Jun 2022 | Video | ADB Soundbites

    Qingfeng Zhang on the Future of Agriculture

    Qingfeng Zhang, Chief of ADB's Rural Development and Food Security Thematic Group, discusses the future of agriculture and the current challenges facing food security in Asia and the Pacific.

  • 28 Jan 2013 | Video

    The Cost of Pollution in People's Republic of China

    ADB's Qingfeng Zhang discusses the cost of pollution to the Chinese economy, the need for more effective environment tax and greater public awareness about the scale of the pollution problem.

  • 28 Jan 2013 | Video

    污染的代价在中国

    在一份最新的环境研究报告中,亚行环境专家张庆丰探讨污染对中国经济造成的损失,并建议需要更有效的环境税以及提高公众对污染问题程度的认知。