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Armenia is strengthening its capacity for implementation of the International Plant Protection Convention and finding solutions for grape phylloxera in the country

Posted on Wed, 31 Jul 2019, 15:02

Workshop participants. © FAO/ Ani Grigoryan

26 July 2019, Yerevan - The International Plant Protection Convention Secretariat in collaboration with the Government of Armenia, held a workshop on 24 to 26 July, as part of an FAO project on the production of ...

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The Phytosanitary Measures Research Group (PMRG) Meeting in Cairns, Australia – 2019

Posted on Mon, 29 Jul 2019, 14:04

The Phytosanitary Measures Research Group (PMRG) will meet from 24 to 27 September 2019 in Cairns, Australia. Registration for the meeting is open and, experts in phytosanitary treatments and other measures are welcome to become a member and attend the ...

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Call for experts: Workshop for drafting a CPM Recommendation on “contaminating pests”

Posted on Mon, 29 Jul 2019, 12:03

@ FAO/ Giuseppe Bizzarri

The Australian Department of Agriculture is calling for NPPOs to nominate representatives to attend an IPPC International Workshop on the Spread of Contaminant Pests. This workshop will bring together representatives from IPPC and relevant industry organisations involved ...

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New IYPH website launched

Posted on Fri, 26 Jul 2019, 14:58

The new website of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) was launched today.

Visit it at www.fao.org/plant-health-2020

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The report and presentations for the IPPC High-level Symposium on Cooperation of the Phytosanitary Measures among the Chinese Initiative “One Belt” Countries are now posted!

Posted on Fri, 26 Jul 2019, 14:38

The report and presentations for the IPPC High-level Symposium on Cooperation of the Phytosanitary Measures among the Chinese Initiative “One Belt” Countries are now available at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/symposia/ippc-high-level-symposium-on-cooperation-of-phytosanitary-measures-among-the-chinese-initiative-one-belt-countries/

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The IPPC Secretariat announces the delivery of the training for future facilitators of the Beyond Compliance tools

Posted on Mon, 22 Jul 2019, 09:43

Future facilitators for the Beyond Compliance tools attended a training course from 2 to 7 June 2019. ©FAO

7 June 2019, Windsor – The training course for potential facilitators for using the Beyond Compliance tools under the project MTF/INT/336 ...

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Modified atmosphere storage does not reduce the efficacy of phytosanitary irradiation treatments for Tephritidae fruit flies

Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019, 09:13

Figure 1: Ms. Olga Barrera, Mr. Luis Caravantes, and Mr. Alexandre Araujo dissecting irradiated mangoes for phytosanitary research. © IAEA

12 July 2019, Vienna - The Technical Panel for Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT) just ended their annual meeting at the Headquarters of the ...

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Phytosanitary treatment options for plant health: the IPPC Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments meeting

Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019, 12:41

12 July 2019, Vienna - Phytosanitary treatments (PTs) are essential for controlling regulated pests in articles and goods, especially those that are regulated for trade on an international scale. The IPPC PTs are an alternative to methyl bromide and help protect ...

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New publication: IYPH get started

Posted on Wed, 17 Jul 2019, 09:21

FAO and the IPPC Secretariat published the IYPH get started guide in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Read it here: http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca5188en

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The IPPC Generic ePhyto National System (GeNS) Goes Live

Posted on Mon, 15 Jul 2019, 12:23

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is proud to announce the release of the IPPC Generic ePhyto National System (GeNs). From today, any country interested in joining the IPPC GeNs can begin its registration process. Interested countries are encouraged ...

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The presentations for the 2019 IPPC Regional Workshops are now posted!

Posted on Tue, 09 Jul 2019, 16:35

The presentations for the 2019 IPPC Regional Workshops are now available at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/regional-ippc-workshops/2019-ippc-regional-workshops/

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Harnessing technology to benefit the environment: the IPPC at the 10th InforMEA Steering Committee Meeting

Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019, 14:46

The 10th Meeting of the InforMEA Steering Committee in Montreux, Switzerland. © UNEP

14 June 2019, Montreux - The 10th Meeting of the InforMEA Steering Committee was held from 11 to 14 June 2019 in Montreux, Switzerland. Ms Paola Sentinelli, Information Management ...

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The 2019 mid-year meeting of the IPPC Secretariat: reviewing key achievements and future plans

Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019, 10:28

The IPPC Secretariat reviewed key achievements for the first half of 2019 and plans for the next semester at their mid-year meeting. © FAO

2 July 2019, Rome – The 2019 mid-year meeting of the IPPC Secretariat was held at FAO Headquarters ...

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Draft Ministerial declaration for CPM-15 open for comments

Posted on Wed, 03 Jul 2019, 08:46

The draft Ministerial declaration for CPM-15 (2020) is now open for comments

Comments should be submitted through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS): https://ocs-new.ippc.int/. If you need assistance to use the OCS, please visit the OCS resource ...

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