Ms. Dina Umali-Deininger

Practice Manager, Agriculture and Food Global Practice, World Bank


Dina Umali-Deininger is the Agriculture and Food Practice Manager for the East Asia and Pacific Region of the World Bank. She manages analytical services and a lending portfolio totaling $3.8 billion, which focus on promoting climate smart agriculture, linking smallholder farmers to markets, agriculture value chain development, and enhancing rural livelihoods and jobs. She formerly served as the Agriculture Practice Manager for Central and Eastern Africa, Water Practice Manager for Europe and Central Asia, and Country Sector Coordinator in the World Bank New Delhi office, overseeing the World Bank’s agriculture and rural development program in India.She has an M.A. and Ph.D. in Applied Economics from Stanford University, and a B.A. in Agribusiness Management from the University of the Philippines


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