Sign up for our free newsletter and get more of Development Asia delivered to your inbox.
Senior Natural Resources Specialist, Agriculture, Food, Nature, and Rural Development Sector Office, Sectors Group, Asian Development Bank
Noriko Sato serves as a project officer for ADB-financed projects and technical assistance in the natural resources and agriculture sector. Prior to her current assignment, she worked for portfolio management and operations coordination of the Central and West Asian countries. She also led and published various studies on the impacts of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on farm households in Pakistan. She holds a master’s degree in Development Studies from Hiroshima University.
Replacing an old barrage with advanced technology vastly improved water and flood control, connectivity, and access to essential social services.
In Pakistan, basmati rice farmers are adopting direct seeding technology to improve farm efficiency and yield.