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New documents of the Eurasian Economic Union in plant quarantine will come into effect

Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017, 16:58

New documents of the Eurasian Economic Union in plant quarantine will come into effect from 1 July 2017:

  1. the Single quarantine phytosanitary requirements for regulated products and quarantine objects on the customs border and in the customs territory of the ...

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Moving towards development of an IPPC Monitoring and Evaluation Framework

Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017, 11:20

Leanne Stewart, IPPC IRSS manager, met with Cecile Kusters of the Centre for Development and Innovation from 19 - 20 June 2017 at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. The purpose of this meeting was to finalize the draft Monitoring and Evaluation ...

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TPPT continues ground-breaking work to protect the world's plant resources

Posted on Fri, 28 Jul 2017, 14:33

The Technical Panel for Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT) just ended their annual meeting in Vienna, Austria (17 - 21 July 2017). The meeting was hosted by the Joint FAO/International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture ...

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The ISS-STDF Workshop on Implementation of the ISPM 15 held in Nairobi Kenya

Posted on Tue, 25 Jul 2017, 14:14

The ISS-STDF Workshop on Implementation of the ISPM 15 was held from 19-23 July 2017 at the headquarters of Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS), Nairobi, Kenya. The objective of the Workshop was to review the results of the study ...

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IPPC Supports the 2nd Phase of PCE Application by Somalia and Kenya

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017, 09:32

IPPC 2016 - Aziz Ozkan. Plant pest Bactrocera oleae

Orlando Sosa, Senior Implementation Officer and Chiluba Mwape, Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) Facilitator facilitated the second PCE workshop for Kenya and Somalia. The workshop was held in Nairobi Kenya, from 6-10 June ...

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The IPPC Secretariat Brainstorming on Teamwork and Team Spirit

Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017, 09:25

Teamwork is the yearly theme for the IPPC Secretariat in 2017. To emphasize this, on 14 July 2017, a brainstorming session on teamwork and team spirit was organized during the 2017 Mid-year meeting of the IPPC Secretariat. The brainstorming session ...

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The Mid-Year Meeting of the IPPC Secretariat for 2017 held at FAO Headquarters in Rome

Posted on Thu, 20 Jul 2017, 12:30

The 2017 Mid-Year meeting of the IPPC Secretariat was held on 14 July 2017 at the FAO Headquarters in Rome. The objectives of the meeting were presenting the achievements of the first semester and plans for the second semester of ...

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Technical resources out now on the IPPC Phytosanitary Resources page!

Posted on Thu, 13 Jul 2017, 15:48

G.N. Alit Susanta Wirya 2014 - Glenea chlorospila known as the stem borer pest.

Reviewed and approved by the Capacity Development Committee (CDC), the IPPC has now published the following phytosanitary technical resources on the phytosanitary page. The IPPC and ...

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IPPC Financial Committee Report posted

Posted on Tue, 11 Jul 2017, 16:31

The report of the latest Financial Committee Report held in June in Washington DC was posted and is available here.

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International Year of Plant Health goes to New York

Posted on Tue, 11 Jul 2017, 12:11

The 40th Session of the FAO Conference, the governing body of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, has approved on 5 July 2017 a resolution with the aim to declare the year 2020 as the International Year ...

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Stamping out anti-biosecurity practices in the ACT

Posted on Tue, 11 Jul 2017, 10:51

Media release from Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources:

Potentially harmful exotic ants have been seized from a Canberra home, as part of an investigation into their attempted sale on Gumtree.

Head of Biosecurity Operations, Nico Padovan, said ...

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A Successful Reception for Promotion of an International Year of Plant Health in 2020

Posted on Mon, 10 Jul 2017, 16:55

Mr Jingyuan Xia, IPPC Secretary; Mr Andrew Doyle, Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Ireland; Ms Aulikki Hulmi, Director of International Relations at Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry of Finland; Mr Ralf Lopian, IPPC Contact Point for Finland.

On ...

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IPPC Training Course 'Building Phytosanitary Capacities' successfully conducted at the CIHEAM Bari

Posted on Mon, 10 Jul 2017, 15:21

IPPC 2017 - Training course participants visit Apulian outbreak area of Xylella fastidiosa

Hosted by the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Bari (CIHEAM-IAM Bari) and facilitated by Ms. Sarah Brunel, IPPC Capacity Development Officer, the two- week training course was delivered from ...

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Newly released CIHEAM publication on experiences and knowledge for Xylella fastidiosa and its vectors in Europe

Posted on Mon, 10 Jul 2017, 12:02

The FAO-IPPC-CIHEAM combined efforts organizing an international workshop on Xylella fastidiosa and the Olive Quick Decline Syndrome (OQDS) have resulted in the publication of the proceedings of these events providing information on the state of Xylella fastidiosa infection in the ...

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