Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone   Member since:1961
FAO Representation in Sierra Leone
11 Jallow Terrace
Mailing Address:
PO Box 71, Freetown

Office Languages:
Working hours:
Monday - Thursday 08:00-12:00 13:00-17:00; Friday 08:00-14:00
Office Holidays:

1 January
5 January
3 April
6 April
27 April
17 July
4 September
24 December
25 December
28 December

FAO Representative


Appointment date:
United Republic of Tanzania

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.

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