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Appendix 1
Review meeting on
China, India and selected Asian economies: implications of rapid economic growth for agriculture and food security in Asia and Pacific Rim countries

Bangkok, Thailand
6-10 June 2005

List of participants

1. The authors of the case studies


Dr Jikun Huang, Director, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Science
Dr Yang Jun, Research Fellow, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Science


Dr Bibek Debroy, Director, Rajiv Gandhi Institute for Contemporary Studies Dr Laveesh Bhandari, Director, Indicus Analytic, New Delhi, India

Republic of Korea

Mr Joo-Ho Song, Senior Researcher Korea Rural Economic Institute


Dr Nipon Poapongsakorn, Associate Professor of Economics, Thammasat University

Viet Nam

Mr Pham Quang Dieu, Acting-Director, Information Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (AGROINFOR), Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)

2.   Resource persons

Dr Ammar Siamwalla, Distinguished Scholar, Office of the President, Thailand Development Research Foundation

Dr Arsenio Balisacan, Director, Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA)

3.   FAO participants

Mr He Changchui, ADG/RR
Mr Mafa E. Chipeta, Director, Policy Assistance Division (TCA), Rome
Ms Neela Gangadharan, Chief, Policy Assistance Support Service, TCA, Rome
Mr Syed Saifullah, Chief, Policy Assistance Branch for Asia and the Pacific (RAPP)
Mr Donato B. Antiporta, Senior Policy Advisor, RAPP
Mr Purushottam Mudbhary, Senior Policy Officer, RAPP
Mr Francis Mangila, Policy Officer, RAPP
Ms Nanae Yabuki, Policy/Programme Officer, RAPP

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