State Forestry Administration of the People's Republic of China


State Forestry Administration of the People's Republic of China

The State Forestry Administration of China (Chinese: 中华人民共和国国家林业局) is an administration of the People's Republic of China, in charge of the national forestry affairs. It was founded in 1949 as Ministry of Forestry and Farming. On November 5, 1951, it changed to Ministry of Forestry, and the farming section was transferred to Ministry of Agriculture. On March 10, 1998, it was renamed State Forestry Administration.

History

Responsibility

List of Directors (Ministers)

*Liang Xi (Oct. 19, 1949 - Jun 4, 1956)
*Liu Wenhui (Apr. 28, 1959 - Oct. 6, 1967)
*Wang Yun (Oct. 6, 1967 - ?) (director of military administration commission of Ministry of Forestry)
*Luo Yuchuan (Feb. 16, 1979 - Aug. 30, 1980)
*Yong Wentao (Aug. 30, 1980 - Apr. 9, 1982)
*Yang Zhong (Apr. 9, 1982 - Jun. 23, 1987)
*Gao Dezhan (Jun. 23, 1987 - Mar. 29, 1993)
*Xu Youfang (Mar. 29, 1993 - Aug. 29, 1997)
*Chen Yaobang (Aug. 29, 1997 - Apr. 5, 1998)
*Wang Zhibao (Apr. 5, 1998 - Dec. 2, 2000)
*Zhou Shengxian (Dec. 2, 2000 - Dec. 2, 2005)
*Jia Zhibang (Dec. 2, 2005 - incumbent)

External links

*zh [http://www.forestry.gov.cn/ Official website of State Forestry Administration]


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