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Italian Rural Development Directorate hosts first meeting of International Plant Protection Convention’s Capacity Development Committee

Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 14:52

December 2012, Rome - The Rural Development Directorate of the Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies hosted the launch of the new Capacity Development Committee of the International Plant Protection Convention. The International Plant Protection Convention is an international treaty hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations that includes 177 member countries and this year celebrates its 60th anniversary.

The International Plant Protection Convention facilitates global cooperation to protect plant resources from pests. Pests such as insects, diseases and invasive plants can damage a country’s food security, natural habitats and market access. Cooperation to prevent ...

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International Plant Protection Convention Launches Capacity Development Committee

Posted on Thu, 10 Jan 2013, 14:36

Photo: Simon Griffee The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) will hold the initial meeting of the IPPC Capacity Development Committee (CDC) from 03-07 December 2012, hosted by the Italian Rural Development Directorate at the Ministry of Agriculture in Rome. The IPPC is an international treaty with 177 members, cooperating to protect global plant resources from pests. The IPPC is the world’s primary framework for plant health, recognized by the World Trade Organization’s Agreement on the Application of Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (the SPS Agreement) as the only standard setting body for trade in plants and plant products. Pests ...

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