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Compiled comments on draft specifications posted!
on Fri, 27 Mar 2015, 16:45
Compiled comments for member consultation on draft specifications have been posted on the IPP:
NPPOs and RPPOs can check the above documents to make sure that comments correctly reflect those entered into the ...
Photo contest winners
on Fri, 20 Mar 2015, 16:05
Aproceros leucopoda young larva feeding on Ulmus cultivar 'Resista' by Thomas Schröder
Dr Thomas Schröder, of the Institute for National and International Plant Health in Braunschweig, Germany, has won first prize in the inaugural Pests Without Borders photo contest organized ...
Pest management to protect forests
on Fri, 20 Mar 2015, 14:48
Mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) has destroyed about 16 million ha of forests and 675 million cubic metres of timber in British Columbia and east of the Rockies in Alberta. With care, timber can be treated to eliminate pests, permitting ...
Updated 12.03.2015 - Announcement: Capacity Development pre-CPM – 10 Training Session, Side Sessions, Market Places and Special Topics
on Tue, 10 Mar 2015, 15:57
Updated schedule of the Capacity Development pre-CPM – 10 Training Session, Side Sessions, Market places and Special Topics can be seen here.
A capacity development training session, range of side sessions, market places places and special topics will take place during ...
New head for NAPPO
on Tue, 10 Mar 2015, 11:40
Dr Stephanie Bloem has been appointed the new executive director of the North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) and will assume her duties on 01 July 2015. She will manage the NAPPO Secretariat’s human and financial resources while leading ...
e-Phyto gets a go-ahead
on Tue, 10 Mar 2015, 11:35
Every year, millions of phytosanitary certificates are created, printed, and exchanged between countries as part of the global trade in plant products. These certificates reassure importers that the products have been inspected and found to be free of the kinds ...
First Expert Consultation on draft Diagnostic Protocols in 2015 is now open on the IPP!
on Tue, 10 Mar 2015, 11:29
The First Expert Consultation on draft Diagnostic Protocols in 2015 is now open on the on IPP for:
• Fusarium moniliformis / moniforme syn. F. circinatum (2006-021)
• Phytophthora ramorum (2004-013)
• Dendroctonus ponderosae syn. Scolytus scolytus (2006-019)
The closing date is 24 April ...
4-8 May 2015 SC meeting: provisional agenda posted
on Fri, 06 Mar 2015, 10:14
The Standards Committee (SC) 2015 May meeting will be held on 4-8 May 2015 at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy.
The public provisional agenda can be viewed from this link.
The draft ISPMs that will be presented to the SC ...
New IPPC Secretary Named
on Thu, 05 Mar 2015, 11:22
Mr. Jingyuan Xia of the People’s Republic of China has been named by FAO Director General Graziano da Silva as the next Secretary of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC). Mr. Xia has a BSc in plant protection, as ...