Hugh Harries - Tropical Tree Crops Agronomist

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Member or team leader in over 25 research, development and consultant projects for national, bilateral, international, commercial, and ecological concerned with smallholder and plantation tree crops.

Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila, Philippines 1990 & 1991 Smallholder oil palm in Papua New Guinea

Asian & Pacific Coconut Community, Jakarta, Indonesia 1989 &1994

Associacion Bananera Nacional (ASBANA), Costa Rica 1977

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Canberra, Australia 1989; 1993

Centro Investigaciones Cientifica de Yucatan, Mexico 1989; 1990; 1993

Cocoa & Coconut Research Institute, Papua New Guinea 1988

Coconut Industry Board, Jamaica 1968-1978

Common Fund for Commodities, Jamaica. LY Experts workshop, 2002

Commonwealth Fund for Technical Cooperation, UK 1975 Cape St Paul Wilt in Ghana

European Union: Somalia Rehabilitation of date and frankincense production, 1997

Pacific Regional Agricultural Programme, Production and dissemination of improved coconut cultivars project 1998

Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome. Technical Assistance, Jamaica 1968; Coordinator to Coconut Breeders' Consultative Committee; 1969-1978; Coconut germplasm in Indonesia,1989; Lethal yellowing disease in Mexico, 1989.

Fundacion Ecologica, Mexico 1993 ; Costa Cuixmala

Fundación Hondureña de Investigación (FHIA) 1999

German Agency for Technical Cooperation National Coconut Development Programme, Tanzania, 1989; 1990-1993

Glasshouse Crops Research Institute, UK 1962-1967

Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) 2000

International Board for Plant Genetic Resources, Rome 1990; 1992

Landell Mills, UK 1988; 1990 & 1991 Coconut in Oman; oil palm in PNG

Natural Resources International, UK 1997 Date Palm & Frankincense in Somalia

New Britain Palm Oil Development, Papua New Guinea 1983-1988

Overseas Development Administration, UK, Coconut in Thailand 1978-1983; Coconut in Vanuatu, 1981; Date palm in Oman and Djibouti, 1989; Cashew in Tanzania 1994-1996; Cashew & Coconut in Tanzania1997

Royal Razat Farm, Oman 1991 & 1992 Coconut improvement

SACRAC, Costa Rica 1988; 1989 Coconut hybrid seed production

SAWA Projects & Consultancy, Netherlands 1997 Date and Frankincense in Somalia