Senior Agriculture Economist, East and Central Asia, Agriculture and Food Global Practice, World Bank
Artavazd Hakobyan is a senior agriculture economist in Agriculture and Food Global Practice, based in Moscow. Artavazd is working on ASAs and reimbursable advisory services projects on agriculture and food security topics in the Russian Federation, both federal and regional levels, and is a task team leader of investment operations in Kazakhstan and the Kyrgyz Republic. Artavazd holds a Master of International Business degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, USA and a Master of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from Auburn University, USA.
Agricultural Economist, Investment Centre, FAO
Inna Punda is an agricultural economist with 19 years of experience in business development, of which 12 with the Investment Centre and before that with the French Trade Commissions (in Canada and Russia). Her technical expertise includes agribusiness development, investment projects formulation and supervision, market and value chain analysis, and thematic review. Since joining the Investment Centre in 2008, Inna has authored and contributed to several publications under the FAO/EBRD and FAO/World Bank Cooperation Programmes. She led technical assistance projects that foster public-private policy dialogue and promote sustainable and inclusive value chain development. Inna is actively involved in the design and implementation support of public investment operations in agriculture and rural development funded by IFIs (World Bank, IFAD, Green Climate Fund) with a specific focus on inclusive development and resilient and low-emission agriculture. She also provided support to Governments to design national agriculture strategies and investment plans (Sultanate of Oman, West Bank and Gaza, Tajikistan). Inna is a RuralInvest and Open Foris Collect Mobile trainer. Inna holds a degree in Agriculture with a specialization in agroecology from the Russian State Agrarian University (Moscow).
Agriculture Economist, Food and Agriculture Global Practice, World Bank
Kateryna Schroeder is an Agriculture Economist in the Food and Agriculture Global Practice in Europe and Central Asia unit. In her work she focuses on agricultural and trade policy, and food security. She is also exploring how digital technologies can address market failures, and what is the role of public policy in facilitating this process. Prior to joining the World Bank, Kateryna worked as a research scientist at the Food and Agricultural Policy Institute, and a frequent consultant with the UN FAO on the issues related to food security, nutrition, and trade. She holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural and Applied Economics from the University of Missouri.
Alliance Bioversity – CIAT
Alliance Bioversity – CIAT