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Sharing experiences in developing plant health capacity at CPM-14

Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 2019, 06:00

1 April 2019, Rome - During the 14th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-14), a side session on Plant Health and Capacity Development was successfully organized. Ms Olga Lavrentjeva, chairperson of the Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) opened ...

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The Director-General of the DG-SANTE of the European Commission delivers keynote address at the 14th Commission on Phytosanitary Measures of the IPPC

Posted on Wed, 03 Apr 2019, 20:02

Dr. Anne Bucher, the Director-General of the DG-SANTE of the European Commission (EC) emphasized the importance of plant health and capacity development in her keynote address at the CPM-14 of the IPPC.

1 April 2019, Rome-Dr. Anne Bucher, the ...

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The fourteenth Commission on Phytosanitary Measures CPM-14) opening session highlights successes and the future of plant health

Posted on Wed, 03 Apr 2019, 17:03

In his opening address, Mr Bukar Tijani, FAO Assistant Director-General of the Agricultural Department (AG) stressed that adopting sustainable agriculture practices, protecting the environment and biodiversity, and facilitating safe trade were all essential for plant health. © FAO/ S. Moon

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The forthcoming 14th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures CPM-14)

Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019, 18:33

Dear IPPC contracting parties, RPPOs and IPPC partners,

We are glad to announce that the 14th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-14) is coming closer. The CPM-14 will take place at FAO headquarters in Rome from 1 to ...

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The IPPC Financial committee FC) makes final preparations with regard to finance and budget related issues for the CPM-14

Posted on Fri, 29 Mar 2019, 18:16

27 March 2019, Rome - The IPPC Finance Committee (FC) met prior to the start of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-14). The FC reviewed budgetary and finance related CPM-14 documents and the progress made in the financial management of the ...

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Boosting new collaboration between the IPPC Secretariat and the DG SANTE of the European Commission

Posted on Wed, 27 Mar 2019, 12:19

Dr. Jingyuan Xia, the Secretary to the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), at a meeting with representatives from the DG SANTE of the European Commission (EC) at EC-HQs in Brussels.

22 March 2019, Brussels - The IPPC/FAO delegation met with ...

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Sign up for the IPPC CPM-14 Mobile App with everything you need for CPM-14!

Posted on Wed, 27 Mar 2019, 09:25

Rome, 27 March 2019 -The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) in collaboration with the FAO IT department (CIO) has built a mobile app for 14th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-14) that will greatly simplify participant s experience ...

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The IPPC and the World Customs Organization WCO) agree on a Joint Work Plan for Cooperation

Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019, 09:43

The Secretary General of the World Customs Organization (WCO), Mr. Kunio Mikuriya and the Secretary to the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), Mr. Jingyuan Xia.

18 March 2019, Rome - At the invitation of the Secretary to the International Plant Protection ...

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Improving the Monitoring and Evaluation System for the IPPC Secretariat and IPPC Community

Posted on Mon, 18 Mar 2019, 12:03

19 February 2019, Rome - The IPPC Secretariat s Task Force on Monitoring and Evaluation (TFME) organized a two-day workshop to develop a Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) framework. The new M&E framework will help improve the IPPC Secretariat s ...

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A New Memorandum of Understanding with the IPPC Secretariat will help Sri Lanka Boost its Phytosanitary Capacity

Posted on Mon, 11 Mar 2019, 12:22

A historical moment: signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the IPPC Secretariat and the Sri Lankan NPPO. Through the MoU, Sri Lanka will become a pilot country for the IPPC-China South South Cooperation Project. © IPPC Secretariat.

25 February 2019 ...

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Nicaragua aims for excellence in its phytosanitary system and conducts its first Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation

Posted on Fri, 08 Mar 2019, 14:19

The Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation team visiting the USD 40 million new border post with Costa Rica in Peñas Blancas. © IPSA

4 February 2019, Managua - In 2014, Nicaragua enacted a new phytosanitary regulation and put a strong focus on improving its ...

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Biodiversity decline is impacting plant health

Posted on Thu, 07 Mar 2019, 17:32

7 March 2019, Rome - A new report from FAO throws light on the negative impacts of climate change, overpopulation, pollution and other factors on biodiversity. In particular, FAO s 2018 State of the World s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture ...

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International Year of Plant Health IYPH) Steering Committee meets in Rome

Posted on Fri, 01 Mar 2019, 15:21

The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) Steering Committee. Photo: © FAO / Sara Giuliani

15 February 2019, Rome - Twenty-two participants representing governments, stakeholders and FAO divisions attended the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) Steering Committee meeting held at FAO Headquarters ...

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Environmental protection and plant health: A new IPPC factsheet explains the link

Posted on Mon, 25 Feb 2019, 11:32

You cannot protect the environment without also safeguarding plant health. When plant pests and diseases spread into new areas they seriously damage entire ecosystems, putting at risk biological diversity and the environment itself. Tiny and lethal at the same time ...

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