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Deep Dive Session 2.3: Food Security with Low-Carbon Rice in Asia: Government Pilot Projects

02:00 pm - 03:30 pm
Auditorium 2: Climate-Smart Agriculture

This deep dive session aims to share knowledge about Alternate Wetting and Drying (AWD) method and discuss its integration into ADB projects.


Takashi Yamano, Principal Economist, ADB


  • Jongsoo Shin, Regional Representative of Asia, International Rice Research Institute


  • Tran Van The, Deputy Director General, IAE, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Viet Nam
  • Muhammad Abdus Salam, Member Director, Crops Division, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council
  • Malik Muhammad Akram, Director General, Directorate of On Farm Water Management, Punjab Agriculture Department
  • Ando Radanielson, Senior Scientist, Intenational Rice Research Institute
  • Hiz Jamali, Climate Change Specialist, Pakistan Resident Mission, ADB
  • Asad Ali Zafar, Senior Project Officer, ADB


Ando Radanielson

Senior Scientist

Intenational Rice Research Institute

Asad Ali Zafar

Senior Project Officer (Water Resources), Pakistan Residence Mission

Asian Developmet Bank

Hiz Jamali

Senior Climate Change Officer

Asian Development Bank

Jongsoo Shin

Regional Director for Asia

International Rice Research Institute

Malik Muhammad Akram

Director General, Directorate of On Farm Water Management

Punjab Agriculture Department

Md. Abdus Salam

Member Director, Crops Division

Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council

Takashi Yamano

Principal Economist, ADB Economic Analysis and Operational Support Division, Economic Research and Development Impact Department

Asian Development Bank

Tran Van The

Deputy Director General, IAE

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Viet Nam

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