Viewing items from January, 2012
The IPPC Secretariat has just finished posting most of the draft standards in English for CPM-7 (2012) on the IPP. Other language versions will follow shortly.
Under the regular process, we have posted 4 of the 5 standards. The fifth standard is the Russian translation of ISPM 5 which we hope to post this week.
The regular process draft standards are loaded into the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS) (ocs.ippc.int/index.html) Version 2.0 and IPPC Contact Points will receive an email when the draft standards are available for commenting in the OCS. All regular process draft ...
Newly reformatted ISPMs have been posted on the IPP (https://www.ippc.int/index.php?id=13399 ) in English. These have been revised to help ensure consistency between past and newly adopted standards and follow the newly developed IPPC Style Guide. These reformatted ISPMs were uploaded as PDF files so that it allows users flexibility in combining the ISPMs into specialized books of standards as needed (for example a book of standards on PRA).
In addition, taking this opportunity, the following points were incorporated into these ISPMs:
Publication history – Record of milestones for standards setting
The new format now ...
The IPPC staff has facilitated the use of the Phytosanitary (plant health) Capacity Evaluation (PCE) in eight developing countries (Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Burundi, Lebanon, Lesotho, Mozambique and Oman) around the world over the past year. The PCE generates a snapshot of a country's phytosanitary capacity at a particular time, as the basis for planning phytosanitary capacity building. The PCE process also provides a framework for rational strategic planning to prioritize activities/resources to fill gaps and enhance the effectiveness of the overall phytosanitary system. Through the PCE process a strategic framework is developed that provides the basis for dialogue ...