Alexander Dickie

Alexander Dickie
Mission Director

Dr. Alexander Dickie has served as USAID Mission Director for Mozambique since March 21, 2013.

Dr. Dickie joined the Foreign Service in 1988 and has served in Nepal, Guatemala, Jamaica, Honduras, Nicaragua and Iraq.  Prior service in Mozambique, he was the USAID Director in Iraq for two years where he led critical stabilization and development programs in close collaboration with the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Military Forces and other U.S. Agencies supporting transition to stability and democracy. 

A member of the Senior Foreign Service since 2005, Dr. Dickie first joined USAID as an Agriculture Development Officer.  A specialist in livestock production, agriculture and natural resource management, Dr. Dickie has extensive experience as an agribusiness advisor for U.S. Government programs through which he has helped strengthen private sector competitiveness and improved the quality of life of rural producers while building sustainable resource use systems.  Prior to joining the Foreign Service, he completed several long-term contracts as a technical specialist on development projects in Tanzania, Senegal and Somalia. 

A native of Denton, Texas, Dr. Dickie graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University with a degree in Range Management.  He holds a Master of Science Degree in Range Science, Ecology, and Land Use Planning from New Mexico State University, and a Doctorate in Farm and Ranch Business Analysis from Utah State University.  He speaks Portuguese, Spanish and Swahili.

Dr. Dickie is married to Tracey Parker who has a Ph.D. in Forestry from the University of Idaho.  They have two children.  

Last updated: April 29, 2013

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