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1979: Greg Hallquist served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya in Makindu, Kitale, Busia beginning in 1979
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Greg Hallquist can be contacted at gdhallquistacomcastdnet
Country of Service: Kenya
Training Group: Hortilculture Extension
Cities you served in: Makindu, Kitale, Busia
Arrival Year: 1979
Departure Year: 1983
Gov't of Kenya Ag Exension staff member in eastern Machakos District. Key project: reconstructed primary and feeder irrigation canals for Makindu village.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Also worked on a UNDP/FOA forage seed production project in Western Kenya.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Received a graduate degree in agriculture from Cal Poly (1987), then worked in the vegetable seed business for 17 years, 15 years as an exporter shipping seed around the world. Now in the Ag Chemical industry working for a biopesticide company to develop and market cutting edge natural insect and plant disease solutions. Great work, lots of fun.
Originally posted: 1/15/2010
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1979; Peace Corps Kenya; Directory of Kenya RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Kenya RPCVs
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