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Prof. Yan Changrong Elected as President of Committee of International Plastics in Agriculture

Source: Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development in Agriculture

2018-07-26 09:37

Prof. Yan Changrong, from the Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development of Agriculture (IEDA) of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), was elected as the President of Committee of International Plastics in Agriculture (CIPA) for a three-year term (2019 - 2021) when he was invited to attend the 21st CIPA Congress this May, 2018.

Prof. Yan Changrong is the Chief Scientist of the Biological Water Saving and Dryland Farming team, and the Director of the Agro-film Pollution Control and Prevention Key Laboratory. He has long been working on plastic film application and plastic residue pollution control in China.

The CIPA, established in year 1969, is a major international platform for the exchange and promotion of advanced science and technology in the field of agricultural plastics. CIPA aims at strengthening information exchange, and promoting the development of science and technology, the dissemination of technology, and the application and management of environment-friendly agricultural plastics. The CIPA Congress, one of the most important academic conferences in the international agricultural plastics field, is held every three years.


 
By Wang Yiding
wangyiding@caas.cn