D. Bap Reddy

Politician

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Who is D. Bap Reddy?

Dwaram Bap Reddy is a scientist and administrator who served at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Reddy came to the United States in 1946. He received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, United States in 1950. He served from 1978 to 1982 as the Deputy Regional Representative of Asia and Pacific for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the primary world wide non-governmental organization responsible for food and agricultural issues. He served as Acting Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative of Asia and Pacific for FAO in 1980. He was FAO Representative in Indonesia from 1982 to 1986 and also FAO Representative in Nepal in 1987. He served in Diplomatic Status level position for ten years. During his service he met various dignitaries, leaders and heads of government. Prior to serving with the FAO, he was an active researcher with more than 200 papers and articles to his credit. He was directly involved in the establishment of the plant protection counters at Indian ports of entry, a vital element in protecting India's food supply. In 1964 Government of India appointed a Ministerial level Committee on Harmful Effects of Pesticides, he was appointed as Member of the Committee. Apart from making many useful recommendations, the Committee advocated the introduction of National Pesticide Legislation.

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Nationality
  • India
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley

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on July 23, 2013

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