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ASAE is pleased to announce that Beijing, China will be the venue for the 2020 International Conference of ASAE.

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ASAE prepares for the 9th ASAE Conference

ASAE is preparing for the 9thASAE Conference to be held on 11-13 January 2017, at Kasersart University in Bangkok, Thailand. This year's theme is "Transformation in Agricultural and Food Economy in Asia".

ASAE sees that this will be a good opportunity for participants from around the world to learn about agricultural economic issues and challenges in the Asian region and, in particular, Thailand and how these issues and challenges are overcome especially in the light of the transformation of agriculture and rural economy, as a whole.

This conference aims to provide a venue to bring together a good mix of acknowledged researchers including students, policymakers, professionals and specialists from development agencies and private industry to share experiences, exchange perspectives, and discuss consequences, emerging issues, and challenges in transforming Asian agriculture and food economy. Furthermore, it aims to draw up intellectual inputs that can help in shaping possibly a new agriculture policy design in the region.

For more details, go to the Conferences section of this website or visit the Conference website at http://agri.eco.ku.ac.th/asae2017/.

About us

The Asian Society of Agricultural Economists (ASAE) is a recognized association of agricultural economists and other related professionals who focus research/development studies on Asia.

It aims to:

  • foster the application of the science of agriculture economics conditions of Asian rural people and their associated communities
  • advance knowledge of agricultural processes and economic organization of Asian agriculture, food, resources, and environment
  • and facilitate communication and exchange of information among those concerned with rural welfare throughout Asia.
  • ASAE engages activities within the sphere of its objectives and what may have been authorized by the ASAE Council, such as international and regional meeting and seminars, and the publication of reports. A major conference of the ASAE is held every three years.


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    The ASAE International Conference, held every three years, promotes scientific and technical interactions among agricultural economists, development practitioners, policymakers, academicians, researchers, and students from all over the world. It provides an excellent opportunity to share knowledge and ideas for research, teaching, as well as real-world policy making.

    9th ASAE International Conference: Transformation in agricultural and food economy in Asia

    Dates: 11-13 January 2017

    Venue: Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

    9TH ASAE Conference website

    8th ASAE International Conference: Viability of Small Farmers in Asia

    Dates: 15-17 October 2014

    Venue: BRAC CDM, Savar, Bangladesh

    Download conference proceedings

    7th ASAE International Conference

    Meeting the Challenges Facing Asian Agriculture and Agricultural Economics Toward a Sustainable

    Dates: 13-15 October, 2011

    Venue: Hanoi, Vietnam

    Go to conference proceedings


    Who can join?

    Any person who is interested in agricultural economics problems in Asia are welcome to join the organization.

    Corporations, libraries, research and other similar institutions may also become members.

    Contact the Secretariat for inquiries on fees.

    ASAE Council 2014-2016

    The ASAE Council is composed of the Executive Committee and members elected by the National (Area) Branches. The Council is the major policy formulation body of the organization and meets during ASAE conferences of the ASAE and at other times and places as designated by the Executive Committee. The President of the ASAE serves as Chairman of the Council, and the Secretary-General as its Secretary.

      Mahabub Hossain
      Immediate Past President (deceased)
      Jikun Huang
      Member President elect
      (serving remaining term of Mahabub Hossain)
      Mercedita Sombilla
      Secretary General
      mercysom(at)yahoo.com/ masombilla(at)agri.searca.org


      Bustanul Arifin
      Dang Kim Son
      Mohammad Abdul Malek
      Nipon Poapongsakorn
      Nobuhiko Fuwa
      Pramod Joshi
      Ramesh Chand
      rc(at)ncap.res.in/ director(at)ncap.ris.in
      Saidatulakmal Mohd
      Yong Taek Kim


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