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Strategic meeting of the Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments held successfully on 12-16 September

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2022, 11:00

The Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT) met face-to-face in Rome on 12-16 September.

The TPPT evaluates data submissions from Regional and National Plant Protection Organizations and reviews, revises and develops phytosanitary treatments. The TPPT provides guidance to the Standards …

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34th meeting of the Technical Consultation among Regional Plant Protection Organizations (TC RPPO)

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2022, 10:47

Rome 28 September 2022 - The Technical Consultation among Regional Plant Protection Organizations (TC-RPPO) met on the side of the first ever International Plant Health Conference (IPHC) on 21 and 22 September 2022 for its 34th meeting.

TC-RPPOs are regularly …

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Successful International Workshop on reducing the introduction of pests through the Sea Container Pathway

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2022, 10:40

Rome, 28 September - The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) held an international workshop on reducing the introduction of pests through the Sea Container Pathway from 19-20 September in London, United Kingdom.

National economies depend on the efficient and uninterrupted …

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Opinion: Plant resources threatened by pests and diseases

Posted on Wed, 21 Sep 2022, 13:58

By: Osama El-Lissy and Nicola Spence

Climate change has worsened the vulnerability of the world’s plant resources to pests and disease.

Imagine a world where farms bear no crops, forests have no trees and nature exists without plants.

Not only …

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World’s first International Plant Health Conference to set global agenda on biosecurity and address challenges in plant health

Posted on Tue, 20 Sep 2022, 23:59

  • International leaders and experts will discuss how to tackle key challenges facing plant health
  • Pests and diseases pose mounting threat to food security, trade and biodiversity and safe trade
  • Delegates from over 74 countries will discuss global strategies and actions …

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Asian region successfully concluded its 2022 IPPC Regional Workshop

Posted on Thu, 08 Sep 2022, 14:02

Incheon, 6 September. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Asia Pacific Plant Protection Commission (APPPC) regional workshop was successfully convened from 29 August to 2 September 2022. The workshop was held in hybrid mode this year, with 27 participants …

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CPM Bureau agrees to return to in-person CPM sessions

Posted on Tue, 06 Sep 2022, 08:50

Rome, 1 September 2022 – The CPM Bureau held its latest virtual meeting to receive updates on preparations for the forthcoming Sea Containers Workshop and Strategic Planning Group meeting, and to continue discussion on the oversight of the dispute settlement …

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IPPC regional workshop in the Caribbean successfully concluded

Posted on Mon, 22 Aug 2022, 10:18

Rome, 22 August. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat and Regional Plant Protection Organizations of the Caribbean held their annual regional workshop virtually on 16-18 August. The conference theme this year is Innovative Plant Health for Food Security.

The …

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Near East and North Africa region successfully concluded its 2022 IPPC Regional Workshop

Posted on Mon, 08 Aug 2022, 15:30

Tunis, 08 August 2022. The annual regional workshop for the Near East and North Africa (NENA), organized by the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), recently concluded where participants discussed key regional priority issues on plant health and environmental protection.

Under …

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Press release: IPPC, FAO hold an annual regional workshop with Near East and North Africa member countries

Posted on Wed, 03 Aug 2022, 07:48

Tunis, August 1-4, 2022. The annual regional workshop among member countries of the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region is being held this week in Tunis, Tunisia, to improve and modernize plant protection programs while encouraging regional and …

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ePhyto Industry Advisory Group held seventh virtual meeting with Guatemala

Posted on Tue, 26 Jul 2022, 13:58

Rome, 20 July 2022. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) held the seventh of a series of ePhyto industry workshops, virtually hosted by the Republic of Guatemala on 12 July. The workshop aimed to facilitate conversation among exporters, trade …

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IPPC Standards Committee reviews technical panels’ work

Posted on Wed, 20 Jul 2022, 09:28

Rome, 14 July 2022. The Standards Committee (SC) of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) held a virtual meeting on 13-14 July to advance the work of its technical panels and to discuss other matters.

The IPPC Secretariat and stewards …

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The CPM Bureau held its seventh virtual meeting on 30 June 2022

Posted on Fri, 01 Jul 2022, 08:56

Rome, 30 June 2022 - The CPM Bureau held its seventh virtual meeting, discussing the advancement of the IPPC work plan as well as decisions emerging from CPM-16 (2022). The IPPC Secretariat provided updates to the CPM Bureau regarding the …

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Did you know that food and other humanitarian aid can carry plant pests?

Posted on Tue, 14 Jun 2022, 14:23

Rome 13 June 2022. All food and other humanitarian donations are more than welcome, especially in emergencies and to vulnerable people. Saving lives is the utmost importance for all. However, it is known that disasters impact in agriculture threatens …

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