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Protecting plants and the environment in the Caribbean: a 2018 IPPC Regional Workshop

Posted on Fri, 28 Sep 2018, 17:36

Local farmers in Haiti sorting Cajanus Cajan beans. Participants from 14 Caribbean countries discussed ways to improve plant health and limit the risk of pests and diseases at the regional workshop. © FAO/Giuseppe Bizzarri

19 September 2018, Port of Spain ...

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Working together to protect plants and the environment in Africa: A 2018 IPPC Regional Workshop

Posted on Thu, 27 Sep 2018, 09:33

Forty-five participants from 29 countries exchanged their experiences in protecting plants from pests and diseases during the IPPC regional workshop for Africa. © FAO

13 September 2018, Antananarivo - Keeping plants healthy, stopping invasive pests such as the Fall Armyworm which is ...

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The IPPC Secretariat meets with SSAFE to discuss possible future cooperation

Posted on Wed, 26 Sep 2018, 17:08

Photo credit: © FAO/ Laura Vicaria-Lopez

26 September 2018, Rome - Members of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat, including Craig Fedchock, Shoki al-Dobai and Laura Vicaria-Lopez, met with the governing board of the SSAFE organization on 26 September 2018. SSAFE ...

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Protecting plants in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia: 2018 IPPC - FAO Regional Workshop

Posted on Wed, 26 Sep 2018, 13:05

Participants at the IPPC Regional workshop in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia shared their experiences in safeguarding plant health. Photo credit: © All-Russian Plant Quarantine Center (VNIIKR)

8 September 2018, Bykovo - Protecting the environment while safeguarding plant health were ...

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ePhyto Regional Workshop- Buenos Aires Argentina

Posted on Fri, 21 Sep 2018, 15:13

Last week, from the 11-13th of September the ePhyto regional workshop for Latin America took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The workshop, hosted by SENASA and financed by COSAVE, Argentina Ministry of Foreign Affairs, IICA and the Canadian government was ...

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Big steps made in developing phytosanitary capacity in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Posted on Thu, 20 Sep 2018, 10:17

A new plant health diagnostic laboratory was set up in Jenin as part of efforts to strengthen phytosanitary capacity. ©FAO/S.Brunel

Ramallah, 16 August 2018 - Plant pests and diseases easily cross borders and it is therefore crucial to develop ...

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Attention to SPAM email!

Posted on Tue, 18 Sep 2018, 10:25

Please be aware that some IPPC user has received SPAM emails that seems coming from the [email protected] or from other IPP users email addresses.

When you receive a message please check that it comes from [email protected] ...

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International experts meet to protect plants from harmful pests in the Near East and North Africa

Posted on Mon, 17 Sep 2018, 15:21

17 September 2018, Muscat - Every year, global crop yields are reduced by 20 to 40 percent because of damage from plant pests and diseases. International experts from the Near East and North Africa and the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC ...

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Protecting plants from pest in the Pacific Islands: A 2018 IPPC Regional Workshop

Posted on Thu, 13 Sep 2018, 12:44

Rarotonga, Cook Islands - Ngatoko Ngatoko, Director of Biosecurity, Ministry of Agriculture, watches a cargo ship leave port. The IPPC helps protects plants from pests while facilitating trade. ©FAO/Sue Price

22 August 2018, Fiji - Countries in the Pacific Islands recognize ...

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Boosting plant health and protecting plants from pests - the 2018 IPPC Regional Workshop for Latin America

Posted on Wed, 12 Sep 2018, 17:01

31 August 2018, Natal, Brazil - With the ever-increasing volume of international trade, countries need to prevent plant pests from entering and establishing themselves locally, while still facilitating the international safe trade of plants and products. To address this challenge, 32 ...

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The Provisional Agenda of the SC November meeting is now posted!

Posted on Mon, 10 Sep 2018, 12:32

The provisional Agenda of the Standards Committee (SC) meeting is available at the IPP Calendar at: https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/626/

The meeting will take place at FAO, Rome, Italy from 19 to 23 November 2018

The ...

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The compiled comments from the consultation on IC Sub-groups draft Terms of Reference and draft Rules of Procedure are now posted

Posted on Mon, 03 Sep 2018, 17:32

Compiled comments from the consultation on Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) Sub-groups draft Terms of Reference and draft Rules of Procedure have been posted on the IPP at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/consultation-on-ic-sub-groups-draft-terms-of-reference-and-draft-rules-of-procedure ...

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The compiled comments from the first consultation on draft specifications are now posted!

Posted on Mon, 03 Sep 2018, 11:18

Compiled comments from the 2018 consultation on the draft specification for Use of systems approaches in managing the pest risks associated with the movement of wood commodities have been posted on the IPP at the following link:

https://www.ippc ...

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