Description

Asia’s agriculture is facing challenges from evolving consumer demand, shifting demographics, and a changing and more fragile environment. Innovative solutions are required to increase the productivity of developing Asia’s smallholder farmers and sustainably meet changing demand. In this webinar, the panel of experts will discuss policies to support the transformation of agriculture through innovation and markets that also promote food security and improved nutrition.

Objectives

Attendees will engage with the panelists to:

  • Hear the key messages of the Asian Development Outlook 2021 Update theme "Transforming Agriculture in Asia"
  • Explore emerging challenges and opportunities in agriculture in Asia
  • Discuss policy options to transform agriculture in Asia

How to join

Registration is closed.

Resource speakers

Webinar hosts

Takashi Yamano

Takashi Yamano
Principal Economist
Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Asian Development Bank

Manisha Pradhananga

Manisha Pradhananga
Economist
Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department
Asian Development Bank

Panelists

Sonia Akter

Sonia Akter
Assistant Professor
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
National University of Singapore

David Dawe

David Dawe
Senior Economist and Regional Strategy and Policy Advisor
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific of the Food and Agriculture Organization
Thailand

Jacqueline Hughes

Jacqueline Hughes
Director General
International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics

Elan Satriawan

Elan Satriawan
Associate Professor and Chief of the Policy Working Group
Department of Economics, Universitas Gadjah Mada Yogyakarta, Indonesia
and the National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction

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