KAMPALA – The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is unveiling the newly appointed FAO Representative in Uganda at a media dialogue taking place at Golf Course Hotel in Kampala.
Antonio Luis Evora Querido is the new Country Representative in Uganda. He replaces Alhaji Jallow who retired in February this year.
Prior to coming to Uganda, Antonio was the Chief Technical Advisor at FAO Angola. A West African of Cabo Verde, Antonio brings to FAO Uganda more than 15 years of experience in environmental system analysis and monitoring.
Antonio holds a PhD in Tropical Plant and Soil Science from the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA. He acquired other qualifications before getting the PhD.
Today’s media dialogue is running on the theme: Interventions in Food, Nutrition and Income Security for Sustainable Development in Uganda.
The dialogue will also provide updates on FAO’s work in Uganda as well as planned strategic interventions for the year 2019. It will also present an opportunity for the media and FAO to interact and strengthen their collaboration.
This year FAO is celebrating 40 years of technical cooperation with the Government of Uganda.