Land and Water Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Prof. Jippe Hoogeveen graduated in 1991 as an agricultural engineer with irrigation as specialization at Wageningen Agriculture University. In 1997 he started to work for the Land and Water division of the Food and Agriculture Organization where he cooperated in activities in support of FAO’s efforts towards better assessment and monitoring of water resource availability and water use in agriculture, as well as development of tools for water resources planning.
Currently Jippe Hoogeveen leads FAO’s work in Water Resources Assessments which includes FAO’s Information System on Water and Agriculture, AQUASTAT, and methodology development on Water Accounting and Auditing. He is also Chief Technical Advisor of FAO’s program on “Using Remote Sensing in support of solutions to reduce agricultural water productivity gaps”.