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The IPPC Secretariat completes the workshop series on Fusarium TR4

Posted on Tue, 17 May 2022, 09:10

Rome, 10 May 2022. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat held the third and last session of the virtual workshop series on Fusarium TR4. The session focused on the importance of inspection, identifying pathways and commodities of Fusarium …

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Successful 6-day training on treatment and Integrated Pest Management of fruit flies held for Sri Lanka trainees

Posted on Thu, 12 May 2022, 08:56

ROME, 5 May 2022. The Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) organized the 2nd virtual phytosanitary technology training on treatments and the integrated pest management (IPM) of fruit flies in Sri Lanka from 25-29 April, and on …

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IPPC Standards Committee Meets to Review three ISPMs

Posted on Wed, 11 May 2022, 11:56

Rome, 10 May 2022. The virtual meeting of the Standards Committee (SC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) started this week (9-11 and 13 May 2022). This meeting is mainly convened to advance three draft International Standards for Phytosanitary …

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Second workshop session held on Fusarium TR4 surveillance and remote sensing

Posted on Thu, 28 Apr 2022, 08:32

Rome, 19 April 2022. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) held the second workshop series session on Fusarium TR4 diagnostic, surveillance, inspection and simulation exercises on 19 April 2022 and covered Fusarium TR4 surveillance. Over 130 participants from around …

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CPM -16 Establishes A POARS Steering Group, Making Significant Progress On Fighting Pest Outbreaks

Posted on Fri, 22 Apr 2022, 14:33

Rome, 21 April 2022. Emerging pests and specifically Spodoptera frugiperda (Fall armyworm) and Fusarium TR4 are among the major threats to global food security, plant health and livelihoods. Since the fourteenth session of Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) in …

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CPM approves transition of Implementation Review and Support System to the IPPC Observatory

Posted on Tue, 12 Apr 2022, 08:07

Rome, 12 April 2022. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) has approved the transition of the International Plant Protection Convention's (IPPC's) Implementation Review and Support System (IRSS) to the IPPC Observatory, during the CPM-16 meeting that is taking place …

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Let’s Talk About…IPPC Phytosanitary Treatments The International Phytosanitary Community Adopts 5 New Phytosanitary Treatments

Posted on Fri, 08 Apr 2022, 15:59

Rome, 8 April 2022. The 16th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) adopted on Tuesday, 5 April 2022 five new phytosanitary treatments (Annexes to ISPM 28) to broaden the pest management options countries may use to mitigate …

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The United Nations Announces the International Day of Plant Health

Posted on Fri, 08 Apr 2022, 15:35

Rome 7 April 2022 - The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat reported at the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) virtual meeting about the United Nations's decision to observe the International Day of Plant Health (IDPH) on 12 May each …

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Two Million ePhytos Exchanged as Demand Soars

Posted on Fri, 08 Apr 2022, 15:26

The International Plant Protection Convention's ePhyto Solution has exchanged over 2 million digital phytosanitary certificates or ePhytos from inception to date. On average, this translates to more than 100,000 certificates exchanged each month. Moreover, as of 1 April 2022, 108 …

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Let’s Talk About... New Topics In The IPPC Work Programme

Posted on Fri, 08 Apr 2022, 10:28

Rome, 8 April 2022. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) has adopted new topics on standards and implementation for inclusion in the work programme of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC).

The CPM adopted four priority topics recommended by …

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Let’s talk about commodity standards - CPM adopts standards on safe trade in plants and plant products

Posted on Fri, 08 Apr 2022, 10:19

Rome, 8 April 2022. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) adopted yesterday the International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) number 46 on Commodity-Specific Standards.

Commodity-specific standards are crucial in protecting plant-based agriculture, safeguarding the environment and natural resources against invasive …

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IPPC Implementation and Capacity Development Committee presents its remarkable achievements

Posted on Thu, 07 Apr 2022, 09:03

Rome, 7 April 2022. The Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) presented today its key achievements at the sixteenth session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-16).

In 2021, the IC held …

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CPM -16 adopts nine new plant health standards, to enhance plant health worldwide

Posted on Tue, 05 Apr 2022, 21:54

Rome, 05 April 2022. The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures adopted nine International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) during its today's 16th session as presented by the IPPC Standard Setting Senior Officer Avetik Nersisyan. The IPPC is the only global-standard …

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IPPC Governance and Strategy: Moving from Policy to action

Posted on Tue, 05 Apr 2022, 20:52

Rome 5 April 2022– The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) heard several updates from subsidiary bodies such as the Strategic Planning Group, Bureau and various focus groups, as well as others to launch future International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) …

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