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Senior Project Officer (Environment), East Asia Department, Asian Development Bank
Niu Zhiming is responsible for managing and implementing projects for the environment, natural resources, and agriculture sectors at ADB People’s Republic of China Resident Mission. He is also the resident mission’s focal for Global Environment Facility programs as well as biodiversity and climate change. He holds a PhD in watershed management and earned an executive MBA degree from CEIBS in Shanghai.
Sustainable farming and efficient water use can enhance high-value crop production and increase farmers’ income even in harsh environments.
A project restores degraded lands, improves climate resilience of landscape ecosystems, and promotes green development in the western regions.
Participatory conservation and ecotourism can help maintain biodiversity while promoting sustainable livelihoods for local communities.
Restoring the globally important Yancheng wetlands required engineering interventions, forest rehabilitation, and capacity building.