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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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Food and nutrition in developing countries.

Connections

Spouse Khadija Sheikh, National of Somalia.

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Khadija Sheikh