Management Staff

Mr Qu Liang, NAFA Director

Mr Qu Liang, NAFA Director


Qu Liang, a national of the People's Republic of China, holds an M.Sc. in Agronomy from the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences.

His former positions include: Deputy Director-General of the Institute for Application of Atomic Energy, Beijing, from 1991 to 1995; Director-General of the Department of International Cooperation and Industrial Development of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, from 1995 to 1998; Permanent Representative of the People's Republic of China to FAO, from 1998 to 2001; and Director-General, Department of International Cooperation, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences from 2001 to 2005.

Effective 1 August 2005 Mr. Liang has been appointed as Director of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division.

Subprogrammes

  • Lee Kheng Heng
    Head Soil and Water Management & Crop Nutrition Section
  • Ljupcho Jankuloski (Acting Section Head)
    Head Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Gerrit Viljoen
    Head Animal Production and Health
  • Rui Cardoso Pereira
    Head Insect Pest Control
  • Zhihua Ye
    Head Food and Environmental Protection

FAO/IAEA Agriculture and Biotechnology Laboratory, Seibersdorf

  • Gerd Dercon
    Head Soil and Water Management and Crop Nutrition Laboratory
  • Ivan Ingelbrecht
    Head Plant Breeding and Genetics Laboratory
  • Giovanni CATTOLI
    Head Animal Production and Health Laboratory
  • Marc Vreysen
    Head Insect Pest Control Laboratory
  • Andrew Cannavan
    Head Food and Environmental Protection Laboratory