ePhyto Industry Advisory Group

The ePhyto Industry Advisory Group (IAG) has been established to provide practical guidance and advice to the IPPC Secretariat on the design, development and deployment of an ePhyto (electronic phytosanitary certification) Solution which consists of a global hub and generic national system to facilitate the international exchange of electronic phytosanitary information by developing countries. The IAG will also advise the IPPC Secretariat on the feasibility of the project and its ability to facilitate efficient and effective trade flows.

The IAG membership includes representatives of:

  • Federation of Cocoa Commerce Limited;
  • International Community of Breeders of Asexually Reproduced Ornamental and Fruit Varieties (CIOPORA);
  • International Grain Trade Coalition (IGTC);
  • International Seed Federation (ISF);
  • International Wood Products Association (IWPA);
  • Union Fleurs (International Flower Trade Association);
  • European Seed Association (ESA);
  • Europatat – European potato trade association;
  • Freshfel Europe – European fresh fruit and vegetables chain;
  • The Global Express Association

The IAG meets on an annual basis or by electronic communication. National plant protection organizations wishing to contact the membership should contact the IPPC Secretariat.

Title Files Publication date
Report of the meeting of 9th May 2016, Rome, IT En 12 Jul 2016
Report of the meeting of 10th November 2016, Brussels, BE En 08 Feb 2017
Terms of reference of the ePhyto Industry Advisory Group En 17 Jun 2016
Progress report of 10th April 2017 En 20 Apr 2017

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