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IYPH Partners Coordination Meeting agenda posted!

Posted on Fri, 08 Mar 2019, 16:26

The agenda of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) partners coordination meeting is now available: https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/739/

This meeting will be held at FAO headquarters in Rome on Saturday 6 April 2019 and is open to Regional Plant Protection Organizations, IPPC IYPH Steering Committee members, IPPC partners and organizations that showed an interest in promoting IYPH.

Participants are requested to reply to the question available on the IYPH forum prior to the meeting: https://www.ippc.int/en/forum/category/iyph-forum/

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IYPH forum / first poll

Posted on Wed, 06 Mar 2019, 11:27

The IYPH forum can now be reached via the following link: https://www.ippc.int/en/iyph/ (at the top right of the screen). Users must be logged in to participate in the forum discussion.

We encourage your participation to the first poll: “What are the top three initiatives that you plan to undertake to promote the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) in 2020?”

The poll is open for IPPC contracting parties, Regional Plant Protection Organizations, IPPC partners and all interested international organizations. The deadline for comments is 21 March 2019, 5 pm (Rome time). A compilation of responses ...

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Plant Nematologists and laboratories – opportunity at ANSES!

Posted on Mon, 25 Feb 2019, 09:57

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) Plant Health Laboratory is recruiting one technician and one scientist for three-year positions in its Nematology Unit.

The laboratory is located in Le Rheu (near Rennes, west part of France), and the lab is in charge of identifying and characterizing regulated pests and operates the European Union Reference Laboratory for nematodes.

How to apply:

Deadline for applications: March 15, 2019 More information at: https://www.anses.fr/fr/liste-offre-d-emploi *

*Information on the positions: Laurent Folcher, Director of the EURL (laurent.folcher@anses.fr) or Sylvie Gamel, Deputy Director of ...

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The Provisional Agenda of the SC May and SC-7 meetings are posted!

Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019, 12:02

The provisional Agenda of the Standards Committee (SC) meeting and the Standards Committee Working group (SC-7) meeting is available at the IPP Calendar at: https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/632/ and https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/633/.

The meetings will take place at FAO, Rome, Italy 06-10 May 2019 and 13-17 May 2019 respectively.

The draft ISPMs to be discussed at the SC-7 meeting and the compiled comments are available at: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/standards-setting/member-consultation-draft-ispms/

The draft ISPMs to be discussed will be available for contracting parties (CPs) and the regional plant ...

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The Report of the January 2019 virtual meeting of the Task Force on Topics is now posted

Posted on Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 11:14

The Report of the January 2019 virtual meeting of the Task Force on Topics is now posted and available at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/86978/

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Pre-CPM-14 Session on ePhyto Presentation and Demonstration

Posted on Tue, 19 Feb 2019, 09:35

The IPPC Secretariat announces a Pre-CPM-14 Presentation and Demonstration on ePhyto that will take place from 10:00 to 12:00 on Monday 01 April 2019 at FAO HQs in the Iraq Room (A235).

During this session the IPPC ePhyto Group will provide a presentation on the elements of the ePhyto Solution Project, the most recent developments in ePhyto and the outlook for the future. In addition, representatives of the Industry Advisory Group will also be in attendance and will provide their insights on the development of the system. Following this, the members of the ePhyto Group will provide a ...

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New IPPC Factsheet on Plant Health and Environmental Protection

Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019, 16:28

Plant Health and Environmental Protection are deeply interrelated. A brand new IPPC factsheet has been released with the aim of investigating how plant protection is essential for a healthy environment and what is the key role of the IPPC in securing this purpose.

The publication is available at the following link: www.fao.org/3/CA3279EN/ca3279en.pdf

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Celebration of IYPH 2020 in Action

Posted on Mon, 18 Feb 2019, 10:11

The Arab Society for Plant Protection and the Organizing Committee of the 13th Arab Congress of Plant Protection (ACPP) has dedicated the 2020 edition of the congress to promote the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). “Plant Health for Secured and Safe Food” will be the theme of the event, which will be held from 1 to 6 November 2020 in Hammamet, Tunisia.

For further information about the congress, please check the following link: acpp-aspp.com.

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The report of the Technical Panel for the Glossary December 2018 meeting is now posted!

Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019, 15:47

The report of the Technical Panel for the Glossary (TPG) December 2018 meeting is now posted at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/86956/

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Template for proposals going to CPM that have resource implications to the budget of the IPPC Secretariat

Posted on Thu, 31 Jan 2019, 16:16

Purpose of this Announcement is to inform IPPC Contracting parties about a decision that CPM Bureau made during its December 2018 virtual meeting.

IPPC Contracting parties are encouraged to use the "Template for proposals going to CPM that have resource implications to the budget of the IPPC Secretariat" for documents and proposals that they submit to CPM-14 that have resource implications (e.g. additional staff, new financial obligations, other) to the budget of the IPPC Secretariat. Template should be filled in and attached to the main document. Template should be used only if the proposal going to CPM have resource ...

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International Plant Protection Congress 2019 (IPPC2019)

Posted on Thu, 31 Jan 2019, 10:33

The International Association for the Plant Protection Scientists (IAPPS) lunches the website of the XIX International Plant Protection Congress 2019 (IPPC2019) to be held at Hyderabad, India from 10 to 14 November 2019 is now online at the following link: http://www.ippc2019.icrisat.org/.

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First Detection of Fall Armyworm in China

Posted on Tue, 29 Jan 2019, 15:09

Fall Armyworm (FAW) has been detected for the first time in Puer City and Dehong, Yunnan Province, China, as reported by the IPPC Contact Point for China. The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) is taking emergency measures to monitor and control the spread of FAW, as well as increasing cooperation with other pest-infested countries.

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The Report of the 30th Technical Consultation among RPPOs is now online!

Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019, 15:07

The Report of the 30th Technical Consultation among Regional Plant Protection Organizations (RPPOs) is now available at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/86884/

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The Report of the 2nd Sea Container Task Force meeting is now posted!

Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019, 14:28

The Report of the Second IPPC Sea Containers Task Force (SCTF) Meeting is now available at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/86895/

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