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IPPC Sets a New Partnership for Training in Pest Risks Analysis in the Latin American and Caribbean Region

Posted on Thu, 22 Dec 2011, 09:10

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The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) has partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank, The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture'™s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service to develop and present a comprehensive training program on pest risk assessment in the Spanish language. Â This first of its kind program addresses an urgent need for training in pest risk analysis in the Latin American and Caribbean region. Â Enabling trainees to gain a comprehensive understanding of the principles of risk analysis in their native language is a most highly positive component of ...

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IPPC Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Posted on Tue, 06 Dec 2011, 09:10

The International Plant Protection Convention at 60 years: increasingly essential as pest risk increases due to globalization.

Rome, 6th of December of 2011. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) will celebrate its 60th anniversary in 2012. This multilateral international agreement was signed on 6 December 1951 and entered into force on 3 April 1952. During the past six decades, the IPPC has become the core international agreement that aims to protect cultivated and wild plants by preventing the introduction and spread of pests. The anniversary will serve to emphasize the importance of controlling pests through international cooperation and national action ...

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