Silvia Cardascia

Water Resources Specialist
Profile / Bio: 

Silvia is a water resources specialist at ADB, where she supports the design of projects in the People’s Republic of China and Mongolia. She also works on knowledge management and is one of the authors of the Asian Water Development Outlook 2020. Prior to joining ADB in 2018, she was a research assistant at the University of Oxford, a United Nations Fellow and a Programme Officer for the Italian Agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Addis Ababa. In Ethiopia, she managed water and sanitation multi-donor projects co-financed by the European Investment Bank and the French Agency for Development Cooperation. She is passionate about science communication and runs a digital magazine offering multidisciplinary content at the intersection of water, nature and society.