Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2002
Ensuring sustainable livelihoods:

challenges for governments, corporates, and civil society at Rio+10
8 - 11 February 2002, New Delhi

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Dr Aminul Huq
Principal Project Engineer, Asian Development Bank, Philippines

Dr Aminul Huq is a Principal Energy Specialist in the Regional and Sustainable Development Department at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) based in Manila. He holds a doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the Sydney University. Dr Huq possesses a very diversified and comprehensive experience in sustainable energy, industry, environment, urban development and related operations spanning a period of more about 30 years. He has extensive management experience in international development and government sectors in energy, industry, and environmental policy analysis, environmental assessments and management plans, and institutional development.

In ADB, Dr Huq has been responsible for undertaking important policy initiatives for: (i) promoting sustainable infrastructure development including urban air and water quality improvement and industrial waste management; (ii) enhancing efficiency in the supply and demand of energy; (iii) supporting market-oriented utility and energy price reforms; (iv) promoting renewable and alternative energy sources to support poverty reduction, encourage environmental improvement, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and global warming; (v) building capacity and strengthening institutions for sustainable environment management and energy development; (vi) supporting enterprise governance reforms and restructuring; and (vii) supporting utilization of funds from ordinary capital resources in financing energy efficiency and environmental improvement investment.

Dr Huq has also been associated with several major successful regional technical assistance projects of ADB including Environmental Considerations in Energy Development, Economic Evaluation of Environmental Impacts, A Strategy for Emerging Asia and Asian Least-Cost Greenhouse Gas Abatement Strategy (ALGAS), and Clean Development Mechanism. He is now the coordinator of the ongoing regional project on the Promotion of Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Abatement (PREGA) financed jointly by ADB and the Government of the Netherlands.