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Protecting the Worlds Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture from pests

Posted on Tue, 26 Oct 2010, 10:10

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The Second Report on the State of the World s Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture - SoWPGR-2 - provides a comprehensive overview of recent trends in PGRFA conservation and use around the world. It is based on information ...

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The IPPC partners to preserve biodiversity

Posted on Wed, 20 Oct 2010, 10:10

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The IPPC Secretariat welcomes Benin Singapore and Tajikistan as new contracting parties of the Convention

Posted on Tue, 19 Oct 2010, 10:10

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The IPPC Secretariat has received notice from the FAO Legal Office that the following countries have adhered to the Convention:

Benin (12 October), Singapore (18 August), and Tajikistan (4 October). By joining the IPPC ...

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Southern African countries improve the flow of information to support plant protection and trade

Posted on Mon, 18 Oct 2010, 10:10

Group discussionsDuring the SADC Plant Protection Committee Meeting of 2009 and also at the 5th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-5) held in Rome in March 2010, the SADC Secretariat was requested by its member states to convene ...

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IPPC strategizing for the next 10 years

Posted on Fri, 15 Oct 2010, 10:10

SPTA discussionsPlant pests threaten agriculture and rural communities, food security, plant biodiversity and natural habitats and ecosystems around the world. New pests are constantly being identified and known pests are becoming more important because of trade and climate change, so ...

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IPPC faces critical financial situation in 2011

Posted on Fri, 15 Oct 2010, 10:10

The IPPC is currently facing a budget crisis. The 2011 budget estimates (USD) required to operate a similar work programme to that in 2010, are $4,947,000. The funds available at the moment for 2011 are $3,701,000 ...

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International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures available in Portuguese / Normas Internacionais Para Medidas Fitossanitárias disponíveis em Português

Posted on Fri, 08 Oct 2010, 10:10

The International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures are now available on the IPP in Portuguese, courtesy of the Brazilian Ministèrio da Agricultura, Pecuaria e Abastecimento.

To access the standards in Portuguese, go to the following page and click on the ISPM ...

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