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The 7th Regional Forum on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Asia and the Pacific
- Financing for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization

27-29 November 2019, Jeonju, Republic of Korea

List of Presentations

27th November, Wednesday
AM Travel from Incheon to Jeonju via bus
13:30-13:45 Opening Ceremony

Opening Remarks 每 Mr. Yongbeom Lee, Director General, National Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Rural Development Administration (RDA), Republic of Korea


Welcome Remarks 每 Dr. Li Yutong, Head, Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP-CSAM)
13:45-15:00 Keynote presentations - Multi-stakeholder perspectives


CSAM 每 Keynote Presentation
Increasing Access of Smallholders to Finance for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Asia and the Pacific: Challenges, Practices and Opportunities by Mr. Anshuman Varma, Programme Officer & Deputy Head, ESCAP-CSAM

 


India country presentation
Financing for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in India by Mr. Kanchan Kumar Singh, Assistant Director General (Engg.), Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)


Partnerships for Sustainable Investments in Agriculture by Mr. Reginald Reagan Lee, Director for Partnerships, Grow Asia


AFA Perspective by Mr. Jose Romeo Ebron, Cooperative Development Program Manager, Asian Farmer' Association for Sustainable Rural Development (AFA)


Leasing Practice for Agricultural Machinery by Mr. Mao Fangzhu, General Manager, Creditease Leasing, China


15:00-15:30 Group Photo & Tea Break


15:30-16:30 Panel Discussion 每 Multi-stakeholder collaboration and regional cooperation in financing for sustainable agricultural mechanization

 

Moderator: Ms. Li Yutong, ESCAP-CSAM

Panelists: Mr. Reginald Reagan Lee (Grow Asia), Mr. Jose Romeo Ebron (AFA), Mr. Liaqat Ali Shahid (Director General, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council, Pakistan), Mr. Akkapol Senanarong (Director, Agricultural Engineering Research Institute, Department of Agriculture, Thailand), Ms. Thi Tam Dinh (Vice Director General, Vietnam Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Post Harvest Technology)

Audience perspectives and discussion

16:30-17:00 Wrap up


28th November, Thursday
09:00-10:40 Case presentations 每 Subsidy schemes

 
Moderator: Mr. B. M. C. P. Balasooriya (Mechanical Engineer, Farm Mechanization Research Centre, Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Economic Development, Irrigation and Fisheries and Aquatic Development, Sri Lanka)


Bangladesh
Financing for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization: A program review in Bangladesh context by Mr. Md Monjurul Alam, Professor, Department of Farm Power and Machinery, Bangladesh Agricultural University


China
China*s Agricultural Mechanization Development Achievements & Main Supporting Measures by Mr. Song Jianwu, Division Director, Department of Agricultural Mechanization, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs


China
International Cooperation and Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization by Ms. Li Zhiping, Deputy Director General, Foreign Economic Cooperation Center, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs


Malaysia
Agricultural Mechanization Financing Facilities in Malaysia by Dr. Azman Bin Hamzah (Deputy Director, Engineering Research Centre, Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute)


Nepal
Subsidy in Agricultural Mechanization in Nepal by Mr. Surya Prasad Paudel, Director General, Department of Agriculture


Pakistan
A Good Case/Practice/Programme on Financing for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Pakistan by Mr. Syed Turab Hyder, Member Finance, Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)


Philippines
Philippine Rice Competitieness Enhancement Fund: Mechanization Component by Mr. Roderic Verina, Chief Science Research Specialist, PHilMech

10:40-11:00 Tea Break
11:00-12:00 Panel Discussion 每 Making subsidies work

Moderator: Mr. B. M. C. P. Balasooriya

Panelists: Mr. Sultan Ahmmed (Member Director, Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council), Mr. Kittineath Koeut (Deputy Director General, Department of Agriculture Engineering, General Directorate of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries, Cambodia), Mr. Song Jianwu (China), Ms. Jargalsaikhan Sereenen (Government Subsidy Officer, Financing Department, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, Mongolia)

Audience perspectives and discussion

12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:10 Case presentations 每 Other financing schemes


Moderator 每 Mr. Madhusudan Singh Basnyat, Former Deputy Director General, Department of Agriculture of Nepal



Cambodia
Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization Strategy in Cambodia by Mr. Kosal Ngin, Director, Department of Agriculture Engineering, General Directorate of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Fisheries (5-year national strategy)

 


Indonesia
Financing For Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Indonesia by Mr. Agung Prabowo, Director, Indonesian Center for Agricultural Engineering Research and Development (custom hiring)

 


Lao PDR
Experiences on Financing for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Lao PDR by Mr. Phatnakhone Khanthamixay, Deputy Director General of Department of Technical Extension and Agro-Processing


Lao PDR
Inxythong Experiences on Financing for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization by Mr. Phouthasone Khounnalom Inxythong staff


Mongolia
妙ongolian Food, Agriculture and Light Industry Sector by Mr. Munkh-Erdene Amar, Loan Officer, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Fund


Sri Lanka
Custom Hiring of Agricultural Machinery by Mr. B. M. C. P. Balasooriya, Mechanical Engineer, Farm Mechanization Research Centre, Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Economic Development, Irrigation and Fisheries and Aquatic Development (custom hiring)

 


15:10-15:30 Tea Break
15:30-16:30 Panel Discussion 每 Making other financing schemes work

Moderator: Mr. Madhusudan Singh Basnyat, Nepal

Panelists: Mr. Astu Unadi (Senior Researcher, Indonesian Center for Agricultural Engineering Research and Development, Indonesia), Mr. Phatnakhone Khanthamixay (Deputy Director General, Department of Technical Extension and Agro-Processing, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Lao PDR), Mr. Baldwin Jallorina (Director IV, PHilMech), Mr. Byounggap Kim (Senior Researcher, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Republic of Korea)

Audience perspectives and discussion

16:30-17:00 Wrap up and Summary


29th November, Friday
09:00-17:00 Field Trip




30th November, Saturday
Departure from Jeonju to Incheon

 

 

 

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