2nd International Conference on Agricultural and Rural Development in Southeast Asia

Strengthening Resilience, Equity and Integration in ASEAN Food and Agriculture Systems
12-13 November 2014 • Makati Shangri-La, Manila, Philippines

Mr. Tin Htut Oo

htut-ooChairman, National Economic and Social Advisory Council (NESAC)


Tin Htut Oo holds a Bachelor of Agriculture from the Institute of Agriculture, Mandalay and M.Sc (Agricultural Economics) from the Ohio State University. From 2001 to 2009, he was the Director-General of the Department of Agricultural Planning and before that held various posts in the Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation since 1974. He retired from civil service in 2009. Currently he is serving as Chairman of the National Economic and Social Advisory Council and as the Economic Advisor at the Office of the President, Union of Myanmar. He is working as the Chairman of the Agriculture Group of Yoma Strategic Holdings Ltd., Singapore and CEO of the Agribusiness and Rural Development Consultants of FMI/SPA Group, Myanmar. He has worked with UN organizations as consultant and as Senior Advisor at the Office of the Executive Secretary, UNESCAP. He had also held executive committee member positions in regional bodies such as SEARCA, CIRDAP, and ASEAN (AMAF).


Plenary 1: Toward Sustainability and Resilience in ASEAN Agriculture

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About the Organizer


SEARCA is one of the 21 regional centers of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO). Founded on 27 November 1966, SEARCA is mandated to strengthen institutional capacities in agricultural and rural development in Southeast Asia through graduate education, short-term training, research and development, and knowledge management.

Contact Us

For further information and inquiries, please contact:

Acting Program Head
Research and Development
Department, SEARCA
Los Baños, Laguna 4031 Philippines

Tel: +63 49 536-2287 loc 131