Asad Zafar
Senior Project Officer (Water Resources), Pakistan Resident Mission, Asian Development Bank

Asad Zafar has experience in Pakistan’s public and private sector infrastructure and rural development, and has worked in post-earthquake and floods disaster needs assessment and reconstruction projects. He joined the ADB Pakistan Resident Mission in portfolio administration and later the agriculture, natural resources, and rural development unit. He administered water resources management portfolio comprising irrigated agriculture projects, and supported sector partnership strategy, programming, and processing new investments. He is a civil engineer with a master’s degree in Infrastructure Management.

Case Study

Replacing an old barrage with advanced technology vastly improved water and flood control, connectivity, and access to essential social services.