Speaker profile: Dr. Donxia Yang

Dr. Donxia Yang
Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China

Professor Dongxia Yang is the Director of the Research Centre of Agricultural Law of the Agricultural Management Institute, Ministry of Agriculture of the People’s Republic of China; the Vice-Chairman & Secretary General of the China Association of Agricultural Law (CAAL); and an expert of the Ministry of Agriculture. Professor Yang has a PhD from China University of Political Science and Law.

Professor Yang has been devoted to the research work of agricultural law for many years, presiding over a number of national and provincial research projects, involving:

  • The security of agricultural industry;

  • The development of seed industry;

  • The quality of agricultural products; agricultural intellectual property protection and other aspects.

Professor Yang was a member of the revision group for The People’s Republic of China Agriculture Seed Law and the drafting group for the Rural Financial Legislation of the National People’s Congress.

As an expert, Professor Yang has participated in drafting and revising many regulations administered by the of Ministry of Agriculture, as well as providing professional legal advice on the application of agricultural law.

Professor Yang has been rated as an excellent teaching and research worker, where she has received the Outstanding Contribution Award from the Agricultural Management Institute of the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture twice, in addition to many other honorary titles and awards.

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