Chief of Rural Development and Food Security, Thematic Group,
Dr. Akmal Siddiq is a natural resource economist with extensive experience in sustainable development.
In a 20-year career at ADB, he has prepared several development projects and contributed to country strategies in several countries in the Asia Pacific region. He has promoted creative interventions in water resources management, horticulture and dairy value chains, animal disease control, and forest plantations development projects. He has successfully led important policy dialogues with high-level government officials. He leads ADB-wide new initiatives in the sector, cultivates cooperation with other organizations, and helps generate knowledge and adopt high-level technologies.
Akmal Siddiq is speaking at the following WCEF2018 session:
Tue 23 October at 14:00 : Circular Economy and Rural Development