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ABDALLA FARAH HERSI

Background

  • HERSI, ABDALLA FARAH was born on December 30, 1931 in Mogadishu, Somalia.

  • Education

    • Foreign University, Italy, 1955, Diploma Italian. Florence University, Italy, 5762, Dr Agriculture. Spoken languages: Somali, English, Arabic, Italian.

    Career

    • Director of Operations, Jamaica, World Food Programme since 1989. Director of Operations, World Food Programme, Sri Lanka, 1985-1989. Deputy Representative (Chief of Operations), World Food Programme, Philippines, 1980-1985.

      Deputy Representative/Senior Advisor, World Food Programme, Yemen, 1976-1980. Advisor, World Food Programme, Tanzania, 1971-1975. Minister of Agriculture, Government of Somalia, 1969-1970.

      Project(s) Officer, World Food Programme, Yemen, 1968-1969. Senior Advisor, 1967-1968, Acting Director-General, 1966-1967, Director of Department of Agriculture, 1964-1966, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of Somalia. Deputy Director, Teacher’s Training College, Somalia, 1955-1956.

    Personality

    Interests

    Food and nutrition in developing countries.

    Connections

    • Spouse Khadija Sheikh, National of Somalia.
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    Nationality

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