Director of Memberships
Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International
Qiaoqiao Zhang obtained her first degree in Agronomy from Zhejiang University, China, and her MSc and PhD degrees in Information Science from the City University of London. She has been a Guest Professor of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences since 1998. Dr. Zhang has over 20 years’ experience in project management, and has carried out consultancy for ADB, DFID, IDRC, and FAO. Between 1991-2010, she led CABI’s China Programme including the establishment of the CABI China Office and China-CABI Joint Laboratory for Bio-safety. When she was Deputy Regional Director of CABI Southeast and East Asia between 2009 -2011, she was involved in projects largely concerning knowledge management and farmers’ ICT adoption. In 2011, she was promoted to Director of Memberships, responsible for engaging 48 member countries in CABI’s governance, and co-ordinating the delivery of CABI’s goals in these countries.
Session 6D: Tools and Ways for Effective Communication of Plant Health Research Findings