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Recommendations for the Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation project

Posted on Mon, 29 Nov 2021, 12:38

Rome, 26 November 2021. The Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) is a capacity development tool designed to help countries improvee their national phytosanitary systems. Over the last twenty years, the PCE has been implemented in more than 70 countries thanks …

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Limit the spread of fall armyworm, IPPC webinar series explains how

Posted on Mon, 29 Nov 2021, 09:04

Rome, 23 November 2021. Fall armyworm is one of the major threats to global food security, plant health, and livelihoods. This transboundary pest is affecting more than 70 countries all over the world and has become a major concern …

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IPPC forges partnership with COLEACP to improve food security

Posted on Thu, 25 Nov 2021, 09:03

Rome, 19 November 2021. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), on behalf of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) has joined forces with the Comité de Liaison Europe-Afrique-Caraïbe-Pacifique (COLEACP) to improve global food security and …

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IPPC Standards Committee advances with international standards for plant health at its November meeting

Posted on Wed, 24 Nov 2021, 13:53

Rome, 19 November 2021. The Standards Committee (SC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) met virtually from 15 to 18 November 2021 to revise draft International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) to be adopted by the sixteenth session …

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IPPC Standards Committee Reviewed the Task Force on Topics Recommendations for 2021 Call for Topics Submission

Posted on Fri, 12 Nov 2021, 13:02

Rome, 4 November 2021. The Standards Committee (SC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) met virtually on 3 and 4 November to review the Task Force on Topics (TFT) recommendations to the SC for submitted seven standards and …

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Improving phytosanitary capacity of developing countries through IPPC China project

Posted on Wed, 10 Nov 2021, 15:06

Rome, 29 October 2021. The Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) organized two virtual technical workshops to help developing countries improve their phytosanitary capacity. The workshops were organized under the IPPC-China project entitled “Strengthening the capacity of …

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Check out the new Systems Approach webpage

Posted on Tue, 09 Nov 2021, 09:36

Rome, 4 November 2021. The Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) has developed several webpages that bring together in one place available tools, standards and materials on selected topics ranging from sea containers to pest reporting. Also …

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The effective role of remote sensing in detecting pests and supporting plant health surveillance

Posted on Thu, 04 Nov 2021, 08:36

Rome, 2 November 2021 – A webinar on the use of remote sensing technologies to support plant health surveillance activities was co-organized virtually by the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention, the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO), …

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Fall Armyworm, a global threat to prevent: New webinar series kicked off

Posted on Thu, 28 Oct 2021, 09:05

Rome, 28 October 2021. Fall armyworm’s inexorable spread has become a global concern. This transboundary pest is now affecting more than 70 countries worldwide, and putting others at high risk of incursion. FAO and the International Plant Protection Convention …

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Webinar introducing IPPC capacity development tools generates global interest

Posted on Tue, 26 Oct 2021, 11:36

Rome, 26 October 2021. The Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) held a webinar on 22 October to present new capacity development materials on pest status, surveillance and systems approaches.

The webinar brought together more than 300 …

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Strategic Planning Group deepens collaboration on global plant health

Posted on Fri, 22 Oct 2021, 09:28

Rome, 22 September 2021. The Strategic Planning Group (SPG) concluded its tenth session yesterday with fruitful recommendations on key strategic matters, including phytosanitary tools, One Health, certification processes, and the International Year of Plant Health legacies. The meeting …

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Key plant health issues discussed at today’s Strategic Planning Group meeting

Posted on Wed, 20 Oct 2021, 10:29

Rome, 19 October 2021. Under the chairmanship of John Greifer, Vice Chairperson of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM), the IPPC Strategic Planning Group (SPG) convened the first meeting of its tenth session, discussing several strategic issues related to …

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Systems approaches for phytosanitary certification of seeds as a way to guarantee safe international movement of seeds

Posted on Tue, 12 Oct 2021, 13:15

Rome, 7 October 2021.The Expert Working Group for the Design and use of systems approaches for phytosanitary certification of seeds began their virtual meeting to draft an annex to the standard on the international movement of seeds based on …

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Standards Committee takes steps forward to streamline the standard setting process and implement the strategic framework

Posted on Mon, 04 Oct 2021, 07:28

Rome, 21 September 2021. The Standards Committee (SC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) met virtually on 14 and 15 September to finalize the work on some of the development agenda items of the IPPC Strategic Framework 2020-2030 …

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