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Session 3: Public and Private Partnerships in Food Systems Transformation

04:00 pm - 05:30 pm
ADB Auditorium

Along the food system are farmers, input suppliers, food processors, distributors, wholesalers and retailers and many other players including financial institutions are also involved in the system. This session will focus on operational priorities to kindle and expand the opportunity to foster different forms of public- private partnerships in financing and managing food systems. Join via Zoom

Group Photo: Session Participants

Moderator:

  • Suzanne Gaboury, Director General, Private Sector Operations Department, ADB

Keynote Presentation:

  • Ashok Gulati, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, India

Panelists:

  • Shri Goverdhan Singh Rawat, Deputy Managing Director, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, India
  • V. Bruce J. Tolentino, Monetary Board Member, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, Philippines
  • Wei Xu, Director, Agri-Food Team, Temasek
  • Parag Sachdeva, Chief Financial Officer, Del Monte Philippines
  • Anja Grote Westrick, Director Strategic Supply Chain and ESG Officer, Hard Discount Philippines, Inc
  • Prasun Kumar Das, Secretary General, Asia Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association 

Q&A

Speakers

Anja Grote Westrick

Director Strategic Supply Chain and ESG Officer

Hard Discount Philippines, Inc

Ashok Gulati

Distinguished Professor

Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Parag Sachdeva

Chief Financial Officer

Del Monte Philippines

Prasun Kumar Das

Secretary General

Asia Pacific Rural and Agricultural Credit Association

Shri Goverdhan Singh Rawat

Deputy Managing Director, Pune, Maharashtra RO

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, India

Suzanne Gaboury

Director General, Private Sector Operations Department

Asian Development Bank

V. Bruce J. Tolentino

Monetary Board Member

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Wei Xu

Director

Temasek International