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EPPO Reporting Service no. 02 - 2015 Num. article: 2015/020

A new IPPC Secretary has been named

Mr Jingyuan Xia has been named by Mr Graziano da Silva (FAO Director General) as the new Secretary of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC). Mr Xia has a BSc in plant protection, as well as an MSc and PhD in entomology. He has held several senior positions within Chinese agricultural institutions and most recently has been Permanent Representative and Minister Plenipotentiary to FAO.


IPPC website (2015-03-03). New IPPC Secretary Named. https://www.ippc.int/en/news/new-ippc-secretary-named/