Senior Regional Coordinator
ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood Systems Project
Pouchamarn Wongsanga is currently working as Senior Regional Coordinator of the ASEAN Sustainable Agrifood Systems Project, implemented by GIZ in collaboration with ASEAN, and based in Bangkok, Thailand. She is responsible for overall project coordination and facilitation, and ASEAN policy and cooperation, emphasizing the ASEAN Integrated Food Security (AIFS) Framework. Over the past 30 years, she has been working with regional inter-governmental organizations focusing on food/agriculture/forestry/natural resources policy and development, and facilitation of regional cooperation and partnership. She has actively engaged in and contributed to policy dialogues, global/regional cooperation, and partnership on issues in the food, agriculture (including fisheries), forestry, and natural resources sectors as well as crosscutting issues such as food security and climate change. She had worked in the ASEAN Secretariat and has substantially enriched and broadened her knowledge of and experience in ASEAN Community building and processes, diplomatic practices and protocols, servicing meetings and negotiation among ASEAN Member States and Dialogue Partners, cooperating with development partners and donor agencies, and engaging private sectors and civil society organizations.
Session 6A: Toward Food Security in ASEAN through Sustainable Agri-food Systems