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agriculturist , researcher

William Dollente Dar, Philippine agriculturist, researcher. Member of American Society Agronomy, Society Advancement of Vegetable Industry (life), Crop Science Philippines (life), Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society Agricultural.


Dar, William Dollente was born on April 10, 1953 in Sta Maria, Philippines. Son of Marcelo Dar and Ana Dollente.


Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education, Mount State Agricultural College, Benguet, 1973. Master of Science in Agronomy, Mount State Agricultural College, Benguet, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy in Horticulture, University Philippines, Laguna, 1980.


Farm management technical Bureau Agricultural Extension, 1973. Teacher Baguio City High School, 1973—1975. Instructor I Mount State Agricultural College, 1975—1977, instructor V, 1977—1978, assistant professor, 1979—1981, planning development officer, 1982—1983, professor, 1981—1985, special assistant, 1983—1984.

Vice president Benguet State University, 1987, professor, 1986—1987. Director Bureau Agricultural Research, 1987—1994. Executive director Phil.

Council Agricultural Forestry and Natural Resources Research and Development, 1994—1998. Acting secretary Department Agricultural, 1998—1999. Executive director National Agricultural and Fishery Council, 1999.

Director general International Crops Research Institute Semi Arid Tropics, since 2000. Research coordinator Highland Agricultural Resources Research and Development Consortium, 1979—1987. Chairman, governor board United Nations/ESCAP-CGPRT Center, Bogor, Indonesia, 1991—1993.

Project director Development Support Communications International Agricultural Technology Transfer Project, 1994—1995. Chairman APAARI, 1994—1996. Governor board member Cotton Research and Development Institute, 1987—1998, Philippine Rice Research Institute, 1994—1998.

Member Technicla Panel Agricultural Education, 1994—1998. Member academy consultant committee Southeast Asia Regional Center Graduate Study and Research in Agricultural, 1994—1998. National coordinator United Nations-Foreign Operations Administration Underutilized Tropical Fruits in Asia Network, 1994—1998.

Chair National Council Committee Plant Genetic Resources, Philippines, 1994—1998. Member Philippine Sugar Research Institute Foundation, Inc., Philippines, 1996—1998. Project manager Mango Information Network, Philippines, 1996—1998.

Chair Council for Partnership on Rice Research in Asia, 1997—1998. Chair national coordinator committee Sustainable Agricultural and Natural Resources Management, 1993. Member national selection committee United Nations Development Programme Global Environmental Facility, since 1994.

Member Philippine Council Sustainable Development, 1995. Affiliate professor Institute Environmental Science Management, Los Banos, 1997. Member policy advisory council Australian Center International Agricultural Research, Australia, 1997.

Oversight committee member Consultative Group International Agricultural Research, Washington, 1997—1999. Board trustees member Centro International de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo, Mexico City, 1997—1999. Governor board member International Crops Research Institute Semi Arid Tropics, Patancheru, India, 1997—1999.

Chair Public Awareness and Resource Mobiliation Committee, 2002, Alliance Exe. Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research Centers, 2005.


Member of American Society Agronomy, Society Advancement of Vegetable Industry (life), Crop Science Philippines (life), Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society Agricultural.


Married Beatriz Meria Dar. Children: May, Celeste, Christine.

Marcelo Dar

Ana Dollente

Beatriz Meria Dar

Celeste Dar

May Dar

Christine Dar