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Mechanism for the requests for Diagnostic Protocol translation into FAO languages

Posted on Wed, 28 Apr 2010, 10:10

CPM5 (2010) requested the IPPC Secretariat create a mechanism for Diagnostic Protocols to be translated into official FAO languages upon request of the member country so the translation can be made available during the member consultation period.

The CPM5 (2010) requested the IPPC Secretariat create a mechanism for Diagnostic Protocols to be translated into official FAO languages upon request of the member country so the translation can be made available during the member consultation period.

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Scientific session during CPM-5 raises awareness about forest pests and aquatic invasive species

Posted on Thu, 22 Apr 2010, 10:10

During the CPM-5 Scientific Session, Professor Clive Brasier of Forest Research UK gave a talk entitled "Scientific and operational flaws in international protocols for preventing entry and spread of plant pathogens via 'plants for planting'". He gave examples of forest pathogens that have been spread through the international movement of 'plants for planting', and he proposed means by which this risk can be addressed.

Dr. Geoffrey Howard of the IUCN Invasive Species Initiative gave a presentation entitled "Aquatic plants and IPPC". He described the biology of aquatic plants and gave examples of the threats posed by invasive aquatic plants. Click ...

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