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IPPC and World Bank Seek to Increase Collaboration

Posted on Mon, 28 Nov 2016, 15:12

On November 18, 2016, the IPPC Secretariat welcomed Mr. William John Gain, Global Program Manager for the Trade Logistics Advisory Service at the World Bank, for a meeting at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy. Mr. Gain visited the IPPC Secretariat ...

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The 28th IPPC Technical Consultation among Regional Plant Protection Organizations Successfully Held in Morocco

Posted on Mon, 28 Nov 2016, 15:02

The 28th Technical Consultation (TC) among the Regional Plant Protection Organizations (RPPOs) was held from 14th to 18th November 2016 in Rabat, Morocco. The meeting was organized by the Near East Plant Protection Organization (NEPPO), with the presence of, for ...

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The IPPC contribution to the Advanced Course on Implementing the WTO Sanitary and Phytosanitary Agreement

Posted on Wed, 23 Nov 2016, 14:07

The Advanced Course on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) took place at the WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, from 17 October to 4 November 2016. The objective the SPS course was to enable government officials to better implement the WTO-SPS ...

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A Record Number of International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures ISPMs) Moving towards Adoption

Posted on Wed, 23 Nov 2016, 12:36

The Standards Committee (SC) met from 14-18 November 2016 at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy. Five International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) were approved to be adopted by the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) at its next meeting in April ...

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Fruit Flies: conclusions of the meeting of the Tephritid workers held in Buenos Aires

Posted on Tue, 22 Nov 2016, 11:53

With great success and large attendance of participants, the 9th Meeting of the Tephritid Workers of the Western Hemisphere was held in the City of Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 16 to 21 October 2016.

313 participants from 26 countries attended ...

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The First Steering Committee Meeting on IYPH 2020 Successfully Held in Rome

Posted on Tue, 22 Nov 2016, 09:22

The first meeting of the Steering Committee (StC) on the International Year of Plant Health in 2020 (IYPH 2020) took place at FAO Headquarters in Rome from 9 to 11 November 2016, resulting in the development of concrete steps forward ...

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The Second Meeting of the IPPC ePhyto Industry Advisory Group IAG) Held in Belgium

Posted on Tue, 15 Nov 2016, 10:45

The Second meeting of the IPPC ePhyto Industry Advisory Group (IAG) met on 10 November 2016 in Brussels Belgium, including the members from various international plant and plant product industry associations. The objective and activity of the meeting were to ...

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The Asian Workshop on Implementation of e-SPS Certification Systems Held in Thailand

Posted on Tue, 15 Nov 2016, 09:46

The Asian Workshop on Implementation of e-SPS Certification Systems was hosted at the United Nation s Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (UNESCAP) s headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand from 1-3 November 2016. The Workshop was attended by Mr ...

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The 4th Training Workshop on the PCE Facilitators for the IPPC Contracting Parties successfully organized in Italy

Posted on Thu, 10 Nov 2016, 17:17

Held in Ronciglione, Italy, from October 17th - 28th 2016, the 4th training workshop on the Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) facilitators brought together eight carefully selected phytosanitary experts from Francophone Africa and 2 lawyers. Workshop participants were trained to broaden and ...

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Citrus greening: imaging system can detect infection before symptoms show

Posted on Tue, 08 Nov 2016, 15:02

A time-lapse polarized imaging system may help citrus growers detect greening before the plant''s leaves show symptoms, which should help growers as they try to fend off the deadly disease, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and ...

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TPPT report posted!

Posted on Thu, 03 Nov 2016, 12:26

The 2016-09 TPPT report has been posted and is available at https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/83489/

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