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Deep Dive Session 2.4: Private Sector Initiatives on Biomass Management and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation in Agriculture

04:00 pm - 05:30 pm
Auditorium 2: Climate-Smart Agriculture

The session aims to explore solutions that balance the need for efficient residue management with environmental responsibility and foster a collaborative approach towards sustainable agricultural practices.


  • Noriko Sato, Senior Natural Resources Specialist, ADB


  • Michael Ardieta, Philippines Country Manager, Yara, Norway 
  • Xianshun Sun, Associate Manager, Carbon Neutral Business Planning Office, KUBOTA Corporation
  • Shahid Tarer, Managing Director, Galaxy Rice, Pakistan 
  • Shohei Takeuchi, General Manager, Strategy Execution Group, Ajinomoto Co., Inc. 
  • Akihikko Kosugi, Director, Project Leader, Biological Resources and Post-harvest Division, SATREPS Project, Japan


Akihiko Kosugi

Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS) Project, Japan

Michael Ardieta

Country Manager

Yara Fertilizers (Phils) Inc.

Noriko Sato

Senior Natural Resources Specialist

Asian Development Bank

Shahid Tarer

Managing Director

Galaxy Rice Mill (Pvt) Ltd

Shohei Takeuchi

General Manager, Strategy Execution Group

Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

Xianshun Sun

Associate Manager, Carbon Neutral Business Planning Office

Kubota Corporation

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