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Deep Dive Session 5.2: Asia’s Rice Market, Food Security Challenges and Policy Responses (Part 2)

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Auditorium 1: Policy Reform and Regional Integration 

The session will share the evolution of rice market in ASEAN and food security policy and discuss the lessons learned from the architecture of ASEAN Integrated Food Security Framework and the implementation of APTERR program based on the outcome of the systematic review of APTERR. Follow-up actions to strengthen APTERR and other regional cooperation initiatives will be discussed during the session. Join via Zoom

Moderator: 

Shingo Kimura, Senior Natural Resources and Agriculture Specialist, ADB

Speakers: 

  • Lourdes Adriano, Consultant, ADB 
  • Roehl Briones, Senior Research Fellow, Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) 

Panelists:

  • Choomjet KarnjanakesornGeneral Manager, ASEAN Plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve (APTERR) Secretariat 
  • Sumanya Ngandee, AFSIS (ASEAN Food Security Information System) Secretariat Manager
  • Phommy Inthichak, Deputy Director General, Department of Planning and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, LAO PDR 
  • Kenji Okuhira, Director for Grain Trade Team, Grain Trade and Operation Division, Crop Production Policy Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Japan 
  • Cherdsak Virapat, Director General, Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific
  • Jiangfeng Zhang, Director, Agriculture, Food, Nature and Rural Development, ADB [Confirmed: Online]

Speakers

Cherdsak Virapat

Director General

Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific

Choomjet Karnjanakesorn

General Manager

ASEAN Plus Three Emergency Rice Reserve

Jiangfeng Zhang

Director, Agriculture, Food, Nature, and Rural Development Sector Office, Sectors Group

Asian Development Bank

Kenji Okuhira

Director for Grain Trade Team, Grain Trade and Operation Division, Crop Production Policy Department

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan

Lourdes Adriano

Consultant

Asian Development Bank

Phommy Inthichak

Deputy Director General, Department of Planning and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Roehlano Briones

Senior Research Fellow

Philippine Institute for Development Studies

Shingo Kimura

Senior Natural Resources and Agriculture Specialist

Asian Development Bank

Sumanya Ngandee

Manager

ASEAN Food Security Information System