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We are hiring - CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST - IPPC - Standard Setting Unit Assistant

Posted on Fri, 27 Sep 2019, 16:20

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=1902412&tz=GMT%2B02%3A00&tzname=

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Plant health is important for Caribbean tourism declares Minister at the IPPC Regional Workshop for the Caribbean

Posted on Wed, 25 Sep 2019, 14:54

Participants at the 2019 Regional Workshop for the Caribbean. © FAO

12 September 2019, Antigua and Barbuda – The 2019 International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Regional Workshop for the Caribbean took place from 10 to 12 September 2019. Representatives from the following ...

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IPPC Regional Workshop for Europe and Central Asia held in Chisinau

Posted on Mon, 23 Sep 2019, 09:47

Opening of the IPPC Regional Workshop for Europe and Central Asia © National Food Safety Agency of Moldova

2-5 September 2019, Chisinau. Agricultural experts from 26 countries of Europe and Central Asia met in Chisinau, the Republic of Moldova’s capital ...

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Help us promote the IYPH 2020 with your plant health story!

Posted on Mon, 23 Sep 2019, 09:22

The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020 is a once in a lifetime opportunity to promote plant health. You can help by sending us your story using the International Year of Plant Health – My Story template by 15 November ...

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The second meeting of the Steering Committee of the International Year of Plant Health held in Rome

Posted on Fri, 20 Sep 2019, 15:29

Opening of the second IYPH Steering Committee meeting © IPPC Secretariat

16 September 2019, Rome - The International Steering Committee of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH-ISC) met on 16 September 2019 in Rome to discuss IYPH preparations. The meeting was ...

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New IPPC Factsheet on Plant Health and Capacity Development published

Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019, 18:06

Plant Health and Capacity Development is the IPPC annual theme for 2019 . A new IPPC factsheet has been released to illustrate through case studies how the IPPC Community develops national phytosanitary capacity to protect plant resources and facilitate safe trade ...

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The IPPC ePhyto project receiving an innovation reward at the UNESCAP Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum

Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019, 09:58

IPPC ePhyto Project group members, host and funders. © IPPC Secretariat

17 September 2019, New Delhi. The IPPC ePhyto Project received a trade facilitation innovation award at the UNESCAP Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum held from 17-18 September 2019 in New Delhi ...

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The 2019 IPPC National Reporting Obligations Workshop for the Near East and North Africa

Posted on Tue, 17 Sep 2019, 16:13

Participants of the 2019 IPPC National Reporting Obligations Workshop for NENA © FAO

5 September 2019, Beirut - The 2019 IPPC National Reporting Obligations (NRO) Workshop for the Near East and North Africa (NENA) was held in Beirut, Lebanon from 5 to ...

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The 2019 IPPC Regional Workshop for the Near East and North Africa

Posted on Tue, 17 Sep 2019, 15:56

Opening Ceremony of the 2019 IPPC Regional Workshop for the Near East and North Africa which took place in Beirut, Lebanon © NEPPO

2 September 2019, Beirut -The 2019 IPPC Regional Workshop for the Near East and North Africa (NENA) was ...

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The first IPPC ePhyto workshop for the Southwest Pacific

Posted on Tue, 17 Sep 2019, 13:24

Participants at the first IPPC ePhyto workshop for the Southwest Pacific held in August 2019. © FAO

29 August 2019, Nadi, Fiji - The first International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) ePhyto workshop for the Pacific Plant Protection Organisation (PPPO) was held in ...

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Protecting plants from pests in the Pacific Islands: A 2019 IPPC Regional Workshop

Posted on Wed, 11 Sep 2019, 11:59

The IPPC Regional Workshop participants in Nadi, Fiji ©PPPO

26 August 2019, Fiji- Pacific island countries recognize that it is important to participate in the standards setting process; and in activities aimed at helping countries harmonize their phytosanitary measures to ...

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APPPC regional workshop for Asia and Pacific: focus on plant health international IPPC standards

Posted on Wed, 11 Sep 2019, 11:38

Photo: Opening ceremony of the 2019 APPPC regional workshop for Asia and Pacific regions. ©APPPC

06 September 2019 (Busan, Republic of Korea) – Over 35 participants of 20 countries of Asia and Pacific regions met in Busan, Republic of Korea for ...

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Working together to improve phytosanitary capacity in Nicaragua: Results from the Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE)

Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019, 11:06

During the recent Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) in Nicaragua, participants discussed their new phytosanitary law and identified ways for dealing with weaknesses in the country’s import and export systems. © FAO

26 August 2019, Managua – Agriculture represents around 7.8 ...

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OIRSA Free virtual course on plant protection (coffee)

Posted on Fri, 06 Sep 2019, 12:34

The IPPC Regional Plant Protection Organization, Organismo Internacional Regional De Sanidad Agropecuaria (OIRSA) is offering a free online course on the phytosanitary aspects associated with the production of coffee cultivation. The course “Tecnología para la producción del cultivo de café ...

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