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Dr. Dang Kim Son – Former Director General of Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD) under Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Dr Dang Kim SonDr. Dang Kim Son is senior researcher on agricultural policy analysis. He graduated from MSc in policy analysis at Stanford University in 1997 and achieved his Ph.D in Agronomist at Agricultural Science Institute of Vietnam. His research interests are in the fields of economics and agriculture policies. Dr. Dang Kim Son has engaged as senior consultant for various government agencies and international development organizations. He is the lead consultant for preparing the agriculture restructuring scheme for Dong Thap, Thai Binh, and Vinh Phuc Province. He has coordinated to make National Agriculture Restructuring Scheme, Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam by 2020 and vision to 2030, as well as Lao Agricultural and Rural Development Strategy.

Dr. Dang Kim Son is a member of Central Theoretical Council under Vietnamese Communist Party, a collaborator of the Economic Committee of National Assembly, and a collaborator of Economic Division, Office of the Government. He is also co- vice chairman of Vietnam Coffee Coordination Board, and a member of Global Agriculture Council on Food Security at World Economic Forum, and many more important roles.