Policy Assistance Support Service
Policy Officer - Senior
At FAO since:
Key areas of expertise and work
Providing policy assistance; preparation of strategies and programmes for sustainable agriculture and rural development, capacity development and analysis of emerging policy issues; managing transition of the agriculture sector from command to market economy in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia; preparation of policy framework for sustainable management of ecological fragile agricultural economies of the Pacific island countries; policy implications of higher energy prices on agriculture, the environment and sustainability of the resource base; emerging concerns related to the environment, bio-diversity and food safety in view of emerging standards and regulations.
Various assignments with the regional organizations of Asia and Africa (SAARC, ASEAN, ECOWAS, UEMOA, CEMAC, CEN-SAD, ECCAS).
MSc (Birkbeck College, University of London) and PhD Economics (University of Paris-Dauphine), specializing in quantitative techniques, modelling for policy analysis, simulation and projections and international trade.