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Blobby purple ‘Xylellu’ character to promote awareness about Xylella fastidiosa

Posted on Fri, 29 Sep 2017, 10:26

The Maltese NPPO, Plant Protection Directorate (PPD), has been hands-on with its constant endeavors and initiatives to raise awareness in keeping away the devastating Xylella fastidiosa pest away from its shores.

Through the introduction of its ‘Xylellu’, a purplish menacing ...

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IPPC Vacancy Announcement

Posted on Thu, 28 Sep 2017, 17:30

The IPPC Secretariat is recruiting a standard setting consultant. Interested? Apply here: http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/VA/pdf/IRC4731.pdf

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Eastern Australia and the Ord River: Australian pest free areas for Mediterranean fruit fly

Posted on Tue, 26 Sep 2017, 09:50

A roadside fruit fly host material amnesty bin to protect to protect Australia’s pest free areas

In Australia, Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) has a limited distribution in some parts of Western Australia. Its movement to the central and eastern ...

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The 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for Africa successfully Held in Lomé, Togo

Posted on Tue, 26 Sep 2017, 09:08

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The 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for Africa was held from 11 - 13 September 2017 in Lomé, Togo, with presence of 22 participants from 14 different contracting parties in the region. The workshop was jointly organized by the IPPC ...

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The 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for the Caribbean Successfully Held in Bridgetown, Barbados

Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017, 11:23

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The 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for the Caribbean was held from 13 – 15 September 2017 in Bridgetown, Barbados. The workshop was jointly organized by the FAO Sub-regional Office for the Caribbean, the newly formed Regional Plant Protection Organization ...

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The IPPC Secretary Meets with the Minister of Agriculture of Georgia

Posted on Thu, 21 Sep 2017, 11:16

2017 Ministry of Agriculture of Georgia. IPPC Secretary Jingyuan Xia meets with the Georgian Minister of Agriculture Levan Davitashvili.

Mr. Levan Davitashvili, the Minister of Agriculture of Georgia, met with Mr. Jingyuan Xia, the IPPC Secretary on 5 September during ...

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NPPOs Invited to participate in ePhyto Business Model Survey

Posted on Fri, 15 Sep 2017, 17:04

Yesterday, on 14 September letters were distributed to all NPPOs inviting them to participate in the ePhyto Business Model Survey. This survey will help the Secretariat determine the best business model for the ePhyto Solution project. The Secretariat kindly requests ...

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The 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for Latin America Successfully Held in Cusco, Peru

Posted on Thu, 14 Sep 2017, 14:21

The 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for Latin America was held from 05 – 08 September 2017, in Cusco, Peru. The Workshop was jointly organized by the IPPC Secretariat and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), the Regional Plant Protection ...

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An Official Launch of the Inception for the IPPC Project on Capacity Development under the Framework of FAO-China South-South Cooperation Programme

Posted on Wed, 13 Sep 2017, 09:14

IPPC 2017. The IPPC/FAO Regional Workshop participants for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia convene during special session on official launch of the inception of the IPPC Project on Capacity Development under the Framework of FAO-China South-South Cooperation ...

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The 2017 IPPC Regional Workshop for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia Successfully Held in Georgia

Posted on Tue, 12 Sep 2017, 16:59

IPPC 2017. 2017 IPPC/FAO Regional Workshop participants convene in Tbilisi Georgia.

The 2017 IPPC/FAO Regional Workshop for Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA) was held from 5 – 8 September 2017, in Tbilisi, Georgia. The workshop received ...

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African Grain Trade Summit

Posted on Tue, 12 Sep 2017, 10:08

The East Africa Grain Council and International Grain Trade Coalition is hosting the 7th African Grain Trade Summit (AGTS) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from 5-7 October 2017. The AGTS is a biennial high-level, internationally-recognized grain industry conference that brings ...

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Registration opened for the online Course on integrated management of Huanglongbing of citrus using Taiwanese methodology

Posted on Fri, 08 Sep 2017, 16:30

The Regional International Organization for Plant Protection and Animal Health (OIRSA) and the Taiwanese International Cooperation and Development Fund have developed a course on integrated management of Citrus Greening Disease, also known as Huanglongbing (HLB). The course aims to develop ...

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EWG report posted

Posted on Wed, 06 Sep 2017, 18:12

The Report of the IPPC Expert Working Group Meeting on Authorization of entities to perform phytosanitary actions is now posted at this link.

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Agenda of the Standards Committee meeting in November 2017 is posted!

Posted on Wed, 06 Sep 2017, 16:38

The provisional Agenda of the Standards Committee (SC) meeting is available at the IPP Calendar at: https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/494/ .

The meeting is taking place at FAO, Rome, Italy from 13 to 17 November 2017.

The ...

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