11 Jallow Terrace
Gabriel H.R. Rugalema
Mr Rugalema, a national of Tanzania, holds a B.Sc in Agriculture (Crop Science) from the Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania, an M.Sc. in Natural Resources Management and Sustainable Agriculture from the Agricultural University of Norway, Aas, Norway, and a Ph.D. in Development Studies from the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands. He started his career in 1989 working as Researcher and Trainer in Agricultural Extension at the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania. From 2001 to 2002, he was Senior Policy Adviser, HIV and Development, at the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in Pretoria, South Africa. In 2003, he became Capacity Building Manager, HIV and Education, International Institute for Education Planning at UNESCO, Paris, France. He joined FAO in 2004 as Senior Officer, HIV and Food Security, Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division, ESW, Rome, Italy. In 2009, he was first appointed Senior Officer and Acting Principal Advisor, and then Senior Officer and Strategy Team Leader, Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division, ESW, Rome, Italy. Mr Rugalema succeeds Mr K. Gallagher as FAO Representative in Sierra Leone.