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9th ADB Business Opportunities Fair

Rural Development and Food Security (Agriculture)


Thematic Group
Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department

Akmal Siddiq
14 March 2018
Outline
1. Programs and Approaches

2. General Business Opportunities

3. Road to Strategy 2030


Programs and Approaches
Focus and Action Areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources

Action Areas

Operational Outcome
Plan 2015- Safe,
Agricultural High-Level Climate-Smart
2020 Value Chains Technologies Agriculture nutritious,
and
Increased productivity and
reduced food losses Operational Support affordable
access to
Improved market food for all
connectivity and value
chain linkages

Enhanced food safety,


quality and nutrition
Technical Knowledge Partnerships
Inputs Sharing and Cross
Enhance management and
and Synergies
climate resilience of natural
resources Learning
2009-2017 ADB Investments in Agriculture and
Natural Resources and 2018 Pipeline Investments
($million)
$3,245

$2,170

$1,321 $1,401
$1,196
$980
$851
$671
$544
$409

2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Sovereign 543.52 408.96 671.20 1,272.0 836.34 661.70 752.76 1,134.7 1,989.7 3,028.8
Non Sovereign - - - 49.10 143.20 534.00 98.00 266.00 180.00 216.40
2017 ADB Investments ($million)

2017 Agriculture and Natural Resources


Investments ($2,170 million)
PSOD, CWRD,
$180.0 m $274.6 m

EARD,
$343.0 m

PARD,
$0.8 m
SERD,
$994.6 m
SARD,
$376.8 m

CWRD= Central and West Asia Department; EARD= East Asia Department; PARD= Pacific Department; SARD= South
Asia Department; SERD= Southeast Asia Department; PSOD= Private Sector Operations Department
General Business Opportunities
Investment Focus 2018-2020
• Agriculture, natural • Fishery
resources and rural • Forestry
development
• Irrigation
• Agriculture drainage
• Livestock
• Agricultural policy,
institutional and capacity • Rural flood protection
development • Rural market
• Agricultural production infrastructure

• Agro-industry, marketing • Rural water policy,


and trade institutional and capacity
development
2018-2020 Pipeline Investments by Subregion
($million)
2018 Agriculture and Natural Resources
Investments ($3,245 million)
PSOD,
$216.4 m
SERD,
$364.1 m
CWRD,
$951.1 m

SARD,
$933.7 m

EARD,
$780.0 m

CWRD= Central and West Asia Department; EARD= East Asia Department; PARD= Pacific Department; SARD= South Asia
Department; SERD= Southeast Asia Department; PSOD= Private Sector Operations Department
(continued)

2018-2020 Pipeline Investments by Subregion


($million)
2019 Agriculture and Natural Resources Investments
($3,124 million)

PSOD, CWRD,
$400.0 m $627.1 m

SERD,
$709.7 m

EARD,
$570.0 m

PARD,
$3.3 m

SARD,
$814.3 m

CWRD= Central and West Asia Department; EARD= East Asia Department; PARD= Pacific Department; SARD= South Asia
Department; SERD= Southeast Asia Department; PSOD= Private Sector Operations Department
(continued)
2018-2020 Pipeline Investments by Subregion
($million)
2020 Agriculture and Natural Resources Investments
($3,843 million)
CWRD,
$755 m

SERD,
$1,222 m

EARD,
$325 m

SARD,
$1,541 m

CWRD= Central and West Asia Department; EARD= East Asia Department; PARD= Pacific Department; SARD= South Asia Department;
SERD= Southeast Asia Department; PSOD= Private Sector Operations Department
Road to Strategy 2030
Strategic Directions for Agriculture
and Natural Resources
• Improve farm productivity and efficiency—knowledge work and
adoption of latest technologies
• Strengthen policy dialogues and partnerships—formulate
institutional and policy reforms that incentivize private investments
in agriculture
• Strengthen operations in:
 Agriculture value chains—build market infrastructure and
market connectivity; improve supply chain efficiency
 Use of high-level technologies—use of satellite- and drone-
assisted applications, ICT for efficient resource management
 Climate-smart agriculture—build climate-resilience and
promote efficient use of water and energy
• Formulate and implement food safety policies and
standards—build quality control laboratories, use ICT in food
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traceability and tracking
• Propose ADB trust fund facility—to support Strategy 2030
initiatives
Contact Person

Akmal Siddiq
Chief of Rural Development and Food
Security (Agriculture) Thematic Group
asiddiq@adb.org

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