Земельные и водные ресурсы

Sasha Koo-Oshima, Deputy Director, Land and Water Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Sasha has over 25 years of experience in international assistance and policy development in agriculture water and environment/natural resource management. A former Land & Water Officer at FAO, Senior Advisor/Director of US-China Clean Water Action Plan at the U.S. EPA, and Secretariat of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), she directed and managed international water programs/compacts with donors agencies; i.e., public-private-partnerships, climate resilience, multi-stakeholder and multi-jurisdictional policy engagements, blended financing/resource mobilization, and effective policy governance in sustainable water and natural resource-agriculture management. She serves in various Steering Committees in Agri-Environment of the OECD and UNEP Global Partnerships on nutrients, circular economy, and has implemented and supervised a substantial set of country and river basin projects. She published extensively on international water issues, such as the UN World Water Development Reports, FAO-WHO Wastewater Reuse Guidelines for Agriculture, FAO reports on Wealth of Waste: The Economics of Wastewater Reuse, Desalination and Agriculture, Agriculture Water Quality Guidelines for China, and the OECD Water Governance review of the Netherlands: Fit for the Future. In addition, she served on various international technical advisory panels for the GEF and the Ramsar Convention, in support of research and policy-making for planning and management.