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Advancing with international standards on plant health: The November 2019 IPPC Standards Committee (SC) meeting

Posted on Sun, 01 Dec 2019, 00:00

15 November 2019, Rome – The 34th meeting of the IPPC Standards Committee (SC) took place from 11 to 15 November 2019 at FAO headquarters in Rome. The meeting was chaired by Mr Ezequiel Ferro from Argentina. The IPPC Secretary, Mr ...

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The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) Communications Guide is now published online

Posted on Fri, 29 Nov 2019, 18:08

The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) Communications Guide is now published online! The publication will provide you with useful tips and information to better communicate plant health in 2020 and spread the IYPH key messages worldwide.

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The first IPPC ePhyto and Emerging Pests workshop for African countries

Posted on Thu, 28 Nov 2019, 11:22

18 November 2019, Maryland, USA – The first IPPC ePhyto and Emerging Pests workshop for African countries took place from 18 to 22 November 2019 at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Inspection Services (APHIS) offices in ...

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Presentations from the IPPC International Symposium for Pest Free Areas and Surveillance are Online

Posted on Thu, 28 Nov 2019, 10:51

The presentations given at the IPPC International Symposium for Pest Free Areas (PFAs) and Surveillance are now posted at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/symposia/symposium-on-pfas-and-surveillance/#

The IPPC International Symposium for Pest Free Areas (PFAs ...

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Maximizing the impact of implementation and capacity development work in the IPPC community

Posted on Thu, 28 Nov 2019, 09:47

22 November 2019, Rome – The fifth meeting of the IPPC Implementation and capacity development committee (IC) was held between 18 and 22 November 2019 at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy. Participants discussed strategic issues and work plans; and reviewed several ...

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International Year of Plant Health IYPH) launch event

Posted on Wed, 27 Nov 2019, 15:16

The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) launch event will take place at FAO headquarters as a special session of the 163rd session of the FAO Council on Monday, 2 December.

The FAO Director-General will open the plant health exhibition ...

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University of Florence seminar on Tropical Plant Pathology for Master of Science degree students.

Posted on Wed, 27 Nov 2019, 11:32

26 November 2019, Florence – Prof Laura Mugnai and Prof Antonio Belcari of the Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry (DAGRI) of the University of Florence, Italy, hosted a session on the IPPC community, structure and activities as well as ...

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Roundtable discussion on trade facilitation at the US Agricultural Export Development Council

Posted on Tue, 26 Nov 2019, 09:50

21 November 2019, Baltimore - IPPC Secretariat Senior Advisor Mr Craig Fedchock participated in a roundtable discussion on trade facilitation with members of the US Agricultural Export Development Council held in Baltimore, U.S.A. Participants included representatives of US Wheat ...

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The International Year of Plant Health Brochure is Online in all languages!

Posted on Mon, 25 Nov 2019, 13:17

The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) brochure is now available in all the UN official languages! The publication shows why plant health is a global issue, and how FAO and the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) are working to ...

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Coordinated Border Management – a hot topic at the World Customs Organization meeting

Posted on Thu, 21 Nov 2019, 13:34

28 October 2019, Brussels - The IPPC Secretariat participated in the Coordinated Border Management (CBM) panel discussion during the meeting of the Permanent Technical Committee (PTC) of the World Customs Organization (WCO) in Brussels, Belgium. Indeed the ever-increasing volume of goods ...

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A Sea Change is Coming: Increased Collaboration between the International Maritime Organization and the IPPC Secretariat

Posted on Wed, 20 Nov 2019, 09:36

18 November 2019, Rome – Sea containers and their cargoes are potential pathways for plant pests and diseases to spread into new territories. It is therefore essential to ensure that sea containers are not contaminated and their cargoes are free from ...

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We are hiring- CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - Deputy Manager IPPC ePhyto Solution Project

Posted on Wed, 13 Nov 2019, 15:30

Short term consultancy based at the IPPC, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) HQs in Rome.

To apply please click here: https://jobs.fao.org/careersection/fao_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=1902747&tz=GMT%2B01%3A00&tzname=

Deadline ...

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Hand-in-hand to strengthen Phytosanitary Capacity in Cambodia to combat Banana Fusarium wilt and facilitate safe trade

Posted on Wed, 13 Nov 2019, 09:59

8 November 2019, Phnom Penh, Cambodia – The IPPC delegation carried out a field trip to Cambodia from 4 to 8 November 2019 so as to set up the pilot site of the IPPC global project on phytosanitary capacity development in ...

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2019 IPPC Regional Workshop for Africa

Posted on Fri, 01 Nov 2019, 10:35

6 September 2019, Nairobi – The 2019 IPPC Regional Workshop for Africa took place from 2 to 6 September 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya. The workshop was attended by 37 participants representing 27 IPPC Contacting Parties, as well as representatives from the ...

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