The COVID-19 crisis should be used as an opportunity for developing economies to implement reforms that help ensure food security
Sunae works on ADB’s operations on agriculture and rural development in South Asia. Prior to joining ADB, she worked over 14 years in more than 20 countries in Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia and the Middle East on agriculture value chain development, rural financing, climate change adaptation, farmers organizations, small scale renewable energy and innovative agri technologies while serving at the United National Office for Project Services as Regional Portfolio Manager for the Asia and the Pacific, International Fund for Agricultural Development as Team Leader and Agriculture and Climate Change Specialist in Asia and the Pacific Division, and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations as Consultant. She holds a MSc Environmental Governance from the University of Freiburg, Germany and an Honours B.A. in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning from the University of Toronto, Canada.