The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) is an international plant health treaty that aims to protect cultivated and wild plants by preventing the introduction and spread of pests. The Convention currently has over 180 contracting parties.
IPPC Vision: Protecting the world’s plant resources from pests
IPPC Mission: To secure cooperation among nations in protecting global plant resources from the introduction and spread of plant pests, in order to preserve food security, biodiversity and facilitate trade.
Read the full Convention text.
The IPPC has several mechanisms for fostering cooperation among its contracting parties. These include:
|Model Instrument for Adherence to the IPPC
|04 May 2006
|The benefits of IPPC membership (>3MB)
|En Es Fr Ar Zh
|01 Apr 2001
|1997 - International Plant Protection Convention (New Revised Text)
|En Es Fr Ru Ar Zh
|01 Jan 1999