With over 20 years experience in the planning, design and implementation of water resources projects in Asia, Yasmin leads ADB knowledge work on water security and irrigation - aiming to drive latest technologies and innovations to improve water resources management. She has also been an ADB project officer for technical assistance, loan processing and administration of diverse water resources projects in Asia. She is a chartered civil engineer with specialization in irrigation engineering.
Blogs by this Author
Published on Thursday, 01 September 2016
Yasmin Siddiqi, Principal Water Resources Specialist with ADB’s Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, shares updates from World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden.
Published on Friday, 13 November 2015
Growing more food with less water is the only solution to feed hungry urban populations and quench thirst for energy in developing Asia. Innovative approaches to managing energy and water can provide solutions.
Published on Friday, 06 November 2015
Including women in agriculture as equal players can have a significant impact on crop production and can contribute to food security of Asia and the Pacific. We can produce more with less by giving women equal access to resources, education, and markets.
Published on Friday, 03 July 2015
With a rapidly growing population in Asia and rising demand for drinking water, power, and food the competition for water resources is huge. The future challenge is how to grow more food with less water.