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World Potato Congress appoints Jianmin Xie in key role as International Advisor

The World Potato Congress Inc. Board Of Directors is pleased to announce Mr. Jianmin Xie in a key role as an International Advisor. According to President of the World Potato Congress, Peter Vanderzaag, “Jianmin is the Director of the CIP-China Center for Asia and the Pacific (CCCAP),Country Convener of CGIAR in China and as such will provide significant contribution to the understanding of the potato profile within this region of the world.”

In his role based in Beijing, Jianmin’s duties include leading the development and implementation of the CCCAP research and innovation strategy, in line with the CIP and One CGIAR strategies, overseeing CCCAP fundraising in accordance with its business plans, trends, and needs, leading CIP’s operations in China, and ensuring CCCAP and CIP staff deliver impactful
research there.

A citizen of China, Mr. Xie has more than 30 years of experience in agriculture and rural development, planning and international cooperation. Before joining CIP, in October 2022, he worked as Counsel Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs’ Department of International Cooperation, in Beijing. Prior to that, Mr. Xie worked as Deputy Representative and Counsellor of the Permanent Representation of China to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, based in Rome. He holds amaster’s and post graduate studies in Economics from the School of Economics, China Renmin University, in Beijing.

The WPC community looks forward to working with Jianmin as it plans for the 12th World Potato Congress to be held in Adelaide, Australia in June 2024.

Source: World Potato Congress Inc.
Photo: Mr. Jianmin Xie
Summary in Spanish:
El Congreso Mundial de la Papa ha nombrado a Jianmin Xie como Asesor Internacional. Xie, quien es el Director del Centro CIP-China para Asia y el Pacífico, contribuirá al avance de la comprensión de las papas en esta región. Con más de 30 años de experiencia en agricultura y desarrollo rural, Xie liderará estrategias de investigación e innovación, supervisará la recaudación de fondos y asegurará la entrega de investigaciones impactantes. La comunidad del WPC espera con ansias trabajar con Xie en el próximo 12º Congreso Mundial de la Papa en Adelaide, Australia.
Summary in Hindi:
विश्व आलू कांग्रेस ने जियानमिन शीए को अंतर्राष्ट्रीय सलाहकार के रूप में नियुक्त किया है। जियानमिन, जो CIP-चीन केंद्र फॉर एशिया और प्रशांत महासागर के निदेशक हैं, इस क्षेत्र में आलू की समझ को आगे बढ़ाने में योगदान देंगे। कृषि और ग्रामीण विकास में 30 से अधिक वर्षों का अनुभव रखने वाले जियानमिन, अनुसंधान और अभिनवता रणनीतियों का नेतृत्व करेंगे, धनराशि इकट्ठा करेंगे और प्रभावी अनुसंधान वितरण सुनिश्चित करेंगे। WPC समुदाय आगामी 12वें विश्व आलू कांग्रेस के लिए जियानमिन के साथ काम करने की.

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