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IPPC Call for DP Authors posted!

Posted on Thu, 29 Aug 2019, 14:46

The IPPC Secretariat is now soliciting nominations for authors of diagnostic protocols (DPs) to work in liaison with the members of Technical Panel on Diagnostic Protocols (TPDP) on the following DPs:

Mononychelus tanajoa (2018-006)

Citrus leprosis virus (2018-025)

Psyllid vectors ...

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Standards Committee SC) provisional agenda of the November 2019 meeting is now available!

Posted on Thu, 29 Aug 2019, 09:25

The provisional agenda for the upcoming Standards Committee (SC) meeting in November is now posted at https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/640/.

The SC will meet from 11 to 15 November at FAO headquarters. They will revise draft ...

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IPPC ePhyto Takes the Prize!!

Posted on Mon, 26 Aug 2019, 15:40

26 August 2019, Rome - On August 22, the IPPC Secretariat was informed that the ePhyto GeNS system was selected as one of the 2019 winners of the Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum Innovation Awards.

The Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum is the ...

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ePhyto: Promoting safe and efficient trade

Posted on Thu, 22 Aug 2019, 15:50

When it comes to trade in agricultural products, small insects can be a big problem. The IPPC ePhyto Solution aims to modernize the phytosanitary certification process and holds tremendous potential for trade facilitation.

Read the full article: https://blogs.worldbank ...

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The Agenda of the IC November 2019 meeting is posted!

Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019, 13:50

The provisional agenda of the Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) November 2019 meeting is now available on the IPP Calendar at:

https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/642/

The meeting will be held at FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy ...

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The 2019 IPPC Regional Workshops video is now online!

Posted on Mon, 19 Aug 2019, 14:11

The 2019 IPPC Regional Workshops video is now available on the FAO Youtube channel and the videos webpage of the IPP.

The IPPC Regional Workshops help participants understand the phytosanitary realities and challenges of each region, aiming to: 1. Analyze ...

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The Report of the 2019 Focus Group on Commodity and Pathway Standards meeting is now posted!

Posted on Mon, 19 Aug 2019, 09:19

The 2019 meeting report of the second Focus Group on Commodity and Pathways Standards is now available at the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/87506/

For further information about the IPPC Focus group on commodity standards’ second ...

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Advancing on plant pests detection and identification: the 2019 meeting of the IPPC Technical Panel of Diagnostic Protocols

Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019, 09:26

TPDP participants at the 2019 meeting in Melbourne, Australia

9 August 2019, Melbourne. The purpose of harmonized diagnostic protocols (DPs) is to support efficient phytosanitary measures in a wide range of circumstances and to enhance the mutual recognition of diagnostic ...

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The presentations for the 2019 IPPC Regional Workshops are available in French and Russian!

Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 2019, 14:34

The presentations for the 2019 IPPC Regional Workshops are now available in French and Russian at the following link:

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

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Belgium pursuing the minting of a coin to commemorate the International Year of Plant Health

Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 2019, 12:11

The Royal Mint of Belgium and the Federal Public Service (FPS) Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment of Belgium will be issuing a 2 EURO commemorative coin to promote the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) in 2020. The initiative ...

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CPM-14 Final Report posted in all languages!

Posted on Wed, 07 Aug 2019, 14:53

The Final Report of the 14th Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-14) is now available in all languages.

The report is accessible in English, French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic and Chinese at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/87271/

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NEW publication: IYPH 2020 - Visual identity guidelines for graphic designers

Posted on Tue, 06 Aug 2019, 10:33

Do you want to take part in activities and events related to the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020? FAO and the IPPC Secretariat have published the IYPH 2020 Visual identity guidelines for graphic designers. These graphic guidelines are ...

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Cargo pest awareness in Australia

Posted on Mon, 05 Aug 2019, 12:33

Vessels, shipping containers and break-bulk cargo can introduce exotic pests and diseases into new areas with harmful consequences on plant health, food security and the environment. The Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has developed a video and ...

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Registration for the IPPC International Symposium for Pest Free Areas and Surveillance Has Been Extended!

Posted on Fri, 02 Aug 2019, 14:26

The IPPC International Symposium for Pest Free Areas (PFAs) and Surveillance is to be held in Shizuoka, Japan between 28 October and 1 November 2019.

The new deadline for the registration for the International Symposium for Pest Free Areas and ...

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