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Independent experts nominated by country party

Yi Zhang

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Last name
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Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Agricultural Sciences
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Job function
Telephone number
86 029 83212870
Work experience
I have been working at front of water and soil conservation almost 30 years. I wrote < Long-term Technology Development Plan of water and soil conservation of Yan´an> and <the Practical Hydrological Manual of Yan´an City> which received the “first level award” of Shaanxi provincial technology while working at water and soil conservation working team. Being the chief engineer of Water and Soil Conservation Bureau of yan´an from August 1991 and the director of the World Bank Financed Projects office from April 1993. Finishingthe National key sci-tech project—“Study on Mesoscale Eco-agriculture in Middle Loess Plateau Gully and Hill Region” by combining with Chinese Academy of Sciences. The World Bank Financed Projects I taken charge of was praised by Mr. Wolfensohn who was World Bank chief of that time. _x000D_
Being the assist of the mayor of Yan´an City from August 2000 and Deputy Director of Water and Soil Conservation Bureau of Shaanxi Province from August 2004. I was invited to participate in “International Arid Land Eco-agricultural Academic Seminar” in October 2010 in Tokyo._x000D_
Being Deputy Director of current institute from February 2008 and Director from July 2009. Taking charge of almost ten projects including the compilation of <National Plan of Enclosed and Forbidden Reserves of Desertified Land>.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
): Bachelor, Hydrology, Xi´an University of Technology, 1982. Doctor, Hydrology and Water Resource, Xi´an University of Technology, 2002
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Zhang Yi. 2007, Water and Soil Conservation, a Foundation Project in Building the New Socialist Countryside,<Chinese water and soil conservation No5(2007) p811 Zhengzhou City_x000D_
2. Zhang Yi, Shen Bing, Zheng Shiqing 2002, Survey and Thinking on Questions of Eco-environment Construction in Yan´an <Journal of Water and Soil Conservation> No1(2002), P6467Yangling Shaanxi_x000D_
3. Zhang Yi 2001, Research on Characteristic Economy in Yan´an Shaanxi People Press,Oct. 2001, Xi´an_x000D_
4. Zhang Yi 2000, Study on Soil Erosion of Loess Plateau Gully and Hill Region Research of Soil and Water Conservation No2(2000), P121124 Yangling Shaanxi_x000D_
5. Zhang Yi, Cao Shixiong 1995, The Development Soil and
Other activities
1. Managing director of Chinese Water and Soil Conservation Association_x000D_
2. Deputy Chairman of Shaanxi Water and Soil Conservation Association _x000D_
3. To evaluate papers for <Bulletin of Water and Soil Conservation>_x000D_
4. Guest Research Fellow of Research Institute of Water and Soil Conservation, the Chinese Academy of Science
1. “Comprehensive Study on Eco-agricultural Construction in Loess Plateau Gully and Hill Region” got “the first level” of Shaanxi province science and technology progress award in 2002_x000D_
2. “Comprehensive Water and Soil Conservation Technology Planning and Extension in Loess Plateau” got “the Second Level prize” of Shaanxi Province Technology Extension in 1999_x000D_
3. Advanced Individual of Chinese Water and Soil Conservation awarded by the State Ministry of Water Conservancy in 2001
Organisation name
Forest Research and Management Planning Institute
Organisation street address
156# Jin Hua Nan Lu, 710048
Organisation city
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