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IPPC videos on FAO YouTube channel

Posted on Wed, 29 Nov 2017, 14:19

This is to inform that IPPC videos have been transferred to the FAO YouTube channel and are now available in the relevant IPPC playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLzp5NgJ2-dK4T7GE2fsGujftlxSX1rCTC

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IPPC Secretariat shared views on the use of Next Generation Sequence Technologies for plant pest diagnostics

Posted on Wed, 29 Nov 2017, 10:47

Speakers from Session 1


The workshop on the use of next generation sequence (NGS) technologies for plant pest diagnostics (also known as high-throughput sequencing) took place in Bari, Italy from 22 - 23 November 2017. The workshop was organized by the ...

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Third IPPC IYPH Steering Committee Meeting Report

Posted on Tue, 28 Nov 2017, 14:35

The report of the third IPPC IYPH Steering Committee meeting has been posted at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/iyph/

The direct link is available here.

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The eighth IPPC Seminar on plant health standards and safe trade facilitation

Posted on Tue, 28 Nov 2017, 11:52

While trade in plants and plant products stimulates economic growth and brings prosperity to rural communities and agricultural sectors, it is also a pathway for harmful plant pests with potentially devastating consequences for the agriculture, food security and the environment ...

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The IPPC Standards Committee progress important standards

Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017, 16:55

The Standards Committee (SC), with 27 participants, representing all seven FAO regions, met between 13-17 November 2017 at FAO-HQ in Rome, Italy. The SC led by their Chairperson, Mr Ezequiel FERRO (Argentina), had fruitful discussions on topics of major concern ...

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Establishment of a Research Group on Sea Containers Phytosanitary Standards in China

Posted on Thu, 23 Nov 2017, 13:07

The photo from AQSIQ of China

A National Workshop on Sea Containers Phytosanitary Standards was organized by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection & Quarantine (AQSIQ) of the Peoples Republic of China, from 8-9 November 2017, in Shanghai, China. This ...

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The IPPC supports the Republic of Guinea in its 3rd application of the Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation

Posted on Mon, 20 Nov 2017, 12:02

Photo Copyright Mamadouba Camara 2017. PCE Workshop participants convened in Conakry, the Republic of Guinea to apply their third and final Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation.

A third mission for the application of the Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation was executed in Conakry, the ...

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The First Meeting of the IPPC Sea Container Task Force Successfully Held in Shanghai China

Posted on Mon, 20 Nov 2017, 11:04

The first meeting of the IPPC Sea Container Task Force (SCTF) was held from 6-10 November 2017, in Shanghai, China. The meeting was jointly organized by the IPPC Secretariat, and the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection & Quarantine (AQSIQ) of ...

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Support to International Year of Plant Health proclamation discussed at third Steering Committee Meeting

Posted on Fri, 17 Nov 2017, 14:23

Nineteen participants from the seven FAO regions and the FAO and IPPC Secretariats took part in the third meeting of the IPPC International Year of Plant Health Steering Committee (IPPC IYPH StC), held at FAO Headquarters in Rome from 8 ...

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Update: 3rd IPPC Global Symposium on ePhyto

Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017, 16:21

Dear Registered guests,

Please note that the hotel booking form has been uploaded on the Symposium site: https://www.ippc.int/en/ephyto/ephyto-symposia/3rd-global-symposium-on-ephyto-kuala-lampur-malaysia-22-26-january-2018/

It is essential you complete this form following the given instructions. This is your final ...

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Establishment of the IPPC Sea Containers Task Force SCTF)

Posted on Wed, 15 Nov 2017, 14:15

Photo Copyright IPPC 2016.

Sea Containers are a notorious pathway for the potential entry of pests, as they are the most common means of transfer of internationally traded goods and moving personal effects. The entry and spread of pests to ...

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Improvement of the NRO Reporting in Phytosanitary Legislations

Posted on Wed, 15 Nov 2017, 11:34

The numbers of phytosanitary legislation reports have been increasing in a stable way over the last 4 years. In the year 2014 IPPC Contact Points or their IPP editors uploaded 59 reports on the IPP; while in 2015 - 60 reports ...

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IPPC Community strongly represented at Climate Change COP 23 in Bonn Germany

Posted on Wed, 15 Nov 2017, 11:02

The IPPC community was strongly represented at the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP-23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). For the first time the topic of plant health was broadly discussed at a climate change COP ...

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The 29th Technical Consultation among the Regional Plant Protection Organizations convened in Paris France

Posted on Mon, 13 Nov 2017, 10:29

EPPO 2017. TC RPPO meeting delegates participated in a technical visit to capture the phytosanitary control functioning at the Rungis wholesale market in Paris France - the largest wholesale food market in the world.

The 29th Technical Consultation (TC) among Regional ...

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