Category: Agriculture/Agroforestry

Dennis Garrity

Dennis Garrity

Dennis Garrity is former Director General of the World Agroforestry Centre. From 1992 to 2002 he served as the Centre’s Southeast Asia Regional Coordinator based in Bogor, Indonesia .Dennis has a BSc in agriculture from Ohio State University, an MSc in agronomy from the University of the Philippines at Los Baños, and a PhD in crop physiology from the University of Nebraska. He has worked extensively on the development of conservation-oriented agroforestry systems for sloping uplands and been active in developing institutional innovations related to farmer-led organizations in sustainable agriculture and natural resources management. Dennis served as agronomist/crop ecologist and head of the Agroecology Unit at the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines between 1982 and 1992.