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Central American contracting parties inspired to undertake a Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation

Posted on Thu, 22 Jul 2021, 09:51

El Salvador, 13 July 2021. In 2019, the Institute for Agricultural Protection and Health (IPSA) of Nicaragua committed to a thorough Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE), a tool promoted by the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat and supported …

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IPPC Standards Committee deepens collaboration on strategic matters

Posted on Mon, 19 Jul 2021, 12:22

Rome, 14 July 2021. The Standards Committee (SC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) met virtually on 13 and 14 July to address development agenda items of the IPPC Strategic Framework 2020-2030 that relate to standard setting and …

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CPM Bureau discusses work of Strategic Planning Group and new CPM focus groups

Posted on Thu, 15 Jul 2021, 09:20

Rome, 8 July 2021 – The CPM Bureau convened its eighth virtual meeting in 2021 to discuss the preliminary agenda of the Strategic Planning Group (SPG) 2021 meeting and the work of the CPM Focus Groups on Implementation of the …

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Finland implements new security enhanced paper for Phytosanitary Export and Re-export Certificates

Posted on Tue, 13 Jul 2021, 17:14

Helsinki, 10 July 2021. Finland’s Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Food Authority responsible for plant health (Ruokavirasto), announces the implementation of new security enhanced paper for phytosanitary export and re-export certificates.

Phytosanitary Certificates will continue to be printed with a …

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IPPC presents views on Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework at FAO-CBD Global Dialogue

Posted on Tue, 13 Jul 2021, 14:27

Rome, 7 July 2021. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), held a virtual Global Dialogue on the role of food and agriculture in the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity …

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IPPC Secretariat assembles for mid-year virtual meeting

Posted on Tue, 13 Jul 2021, 14:21

Rome, 7 July 2021. The IPPC Secretariat held its 2021 mid-year meeting virtually. The meeting was attended by all staff members and was opened by Mr. Jingyuan Xia, Director of Plant Production and Protection and the IPPC Secretary Officer …

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The IYPH International Steering Committee wraps up the Year and turns the focus on its legacies

Posted on Fri, 09 Jul 2021, 08:35

Rome, 2 July 2021 – The International Steering Committee (ISC) of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) convened virtually for its eighteenth and last meeting to discuss the IYPH legacy action plan after the International Year came to an …

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The International Year of Plant Health closing ceremony marks a new beginning for global plant health

Posted on Thu, 01 Jul 2021, 17:54

Rome, 1 July 2021. The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) has officially came to an end with a high level closing ceremony hosted by the FAO Director-General, QU Dongyu and attended by over 600 participants online. During his opening …

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Climate change, plant health and biodiversity webinar paves the way to the International Plant Health Conference

Posted on Wed, 30 Jun 2021, 17:00

Rome, 30 June 2021. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat gathered the plant health community together on 30 June to the second date of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) webinar series “Paving the path to the …

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IPPC Standards Committee welcomes new members, lauds work of technical panels

Posted on Wed, 30 Jun 2021, 10:04

Rome, 30 June 2021. The Standards Committee (SC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) met virtually on 23-24 June with new SC members to address standing agenda items during its annual meeting. Opening the focus sessions, the SC …

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Food Systems and Plant Health webinar observes end of the International Year of Plant Health

Posted on Tue, 29 Jun 2021, 17:00

Rome, 29 June 2021.The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat launched the first webinar of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) webinar series: Paving the way to the International Plant Health Conference 2022. Concluding the IYPH campaign, …

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CPM Bureau completes the CPM Focus Group nominations

Posted on Wed, 23 Jun 2021, 15:10

Rome, 17 June 2021. The Bureau of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) held an extraordinary meeting to finalise the nominations for the CPM Focus Groups on Implementation of the IPPC Strategic Framework 2020 – 2030 Development Agenda Items; Climate …

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Four Caribbean countries conduct virtual phytosanitary capacity evaluations

Posted on Tue, 22 Jun 2021, 08:39

Rome, 31 May 2021. In November 2019, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency (CAHFSA) signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) wherein CAHFSA would provide support to conduct …

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The new version of ISPM 8 is already implemented!

Posted on Sun, 20 Jun 2021, 13:08

Rome, 17 June 2021. National Plant Protection Organizations (NPPOs) use pest status for various activities, such as pest risk analysis, the establishment of and implementation of phytosanitary regulations and the establishment of lists of regulated pests. This information is also …

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