Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Bangladesh: IRRI names new country rep

Timothy Russell is the new IRRI representative to Bangladesh starting 14 January 2013 and will also be chief of party for the Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia or CSISA.

Timothy's has worked on agricultural projects funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), World Bank, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the European Union.

These projects were carried out in Nepal, Indonesia, Lesotho, Uganda, Mozambique, Bangladesh, and Angola.

Timothy brings to IRRI his extensive experience in project management, farmer participatory research and extension, rural income generation, and community development.

He will be supported in his work by Loreta Hempsall, corporate services manager, who will oversee all administrative functions and teams in the IRRI Bangladesh Office. 



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