National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC)
Mr. Kevin De Wayne GALLAGHER
Mr Gallagher, a national of the United States of America, holds a Ph.D. in Entomology from the University of California, Berkeley, USA. He started his career in 1977 as a Volunteer with national NGOs in Indonesia and the Republic of Korea on community water supply and appropriate technology. Between 1985 and 1988, he was Associate Research Scientist at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines. He joined FAO in 1988 to work in the Indonesian National Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Programme and, from 1992 to 1995, he served as Deputy Coordinator of the FAO Inter-Country Programme for Rice IPM in Asia. From 1995 until 1997, he worked as a consultant on organic agriculture and IPM in Asia. In 1997, he returned to FAO to serve as Senior IPM Specialist in the Plant Protection Service, AGPP. In 2002, Mr Gallagher was appointed Senior Development Officer, Special Programme for Food Security, TCOS. In April 2008, Mr Gallagher was appointed FAO Representative in Sierra Leone. Mr Gallagher succeeds Mr M. Gunawan as FAO Representative in Pakistan.