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Application of the IPPC Generic ePhyto National System GeNS): Sri Lanka is one step closer to being the first country in Asia to go live

Posted on Wed, 16 Oct 2019, 16:30

24 September 2019, Colombo – The first of four practical awareness sessions on implementing the Generic ePhyto National System (GeNS) took place from 24 to 25 September 2019 at the National Plant Quarantine Services (NPQS) in Sri Lanka. Approximately 80 NPQS ...

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The IPPC Seminar on Plant Health and Capacity Development: an excellent opportunity to strengthen collaboration with the STDF

Posted on Wed, 16 Oct 2019, 14:47

8 October 2019, Rome – The IPPC Secretariat’s tenth seminar, focusing on the 2019 annual theme of “Plant Health and Capacity Development”, took place at FAO headquarters on 8 October 2019. The Seminar was chaired by Mr Jingyuan Xia, IPPC ...

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IYPH International Steering Committee approves its action plan at its third meeting

Posted on Tue, 15 Oct 2019, 16:38

Rome, 11 October 2019. The International Steering Committee of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH ISC) met at FAO headquarters in Rome to move decisively towards the start of 2020.

The Chairperson Mr Ralf LOPIAN opened the meeting and ...

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CPM Bureau provides strategic direction to the IPPC community towards 2020

Posted on Tue, 15 Oct 2019, 16:13

Rome, 7 and 11 October 2019. The Bureau of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM Bureau) met at FAO headquarters in Rome back-to-back with the meeting of the IPPC Strategic Planning Group (SPG). The meeting served as a preparation and ...

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Strategic Planning Group endorses IPPC Strategic Framework for 2020-2030

Posted on Tue, 15 Oct 2019, 12:55

Rome, 8-10 October 2019. The eighth session of the IPPC Strategic Planning Group (SPG) took place at FAO headquarters in Rome. The meeting was attended by 36 participants from 27 countries, including CPM Bureau members, chairpersons of the IC, SC ...

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Plant health sustained by experts and policy makers at 41st European Commission on Agriculture

Posted on Tue, 15 Oct 2019, 09:20

Budapest, 1-2 October 2019. Two staff of the IPPC secretariat and contracting parties attended the 41st session of the European Commission on Agriculture (ECA), in the context of preparations for the International Year of Plant Health. Policy makers and agricultural ...

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Change is coming: the third meeting of the IPPC Sea Containers Task Force held in Baltimore USA

Posted on Fri, 11 Oct 2019, 17:16

23 September 2019, Baltimore - The third meeting of IPPC Sea Containers Task Force (SCTF) took place in Baltimore, USA, from 23 to 27 September 2019. The main objective of the meeting was to review the SCTF’s work since it ...

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International research group helps advance phytosanitary research

Posted on Fri, 11 Oct 2019, 17:00

27 September 2019, Cairns -The Phytosanitary Measures Research Group (PMRG) met from 24 to 27 September 2019 in Cairns, Australia. The PMRG - an independent organization of scientists, regulators and industry experts - provides scientific research and analysis that contributes to the ...

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Linking the IPPC Secretariats budget to the new 2020-2030 IPPC Strategic framework: results from the IPPC Financial committee FC) meeting

Posted on Wed, 09 Oct 2019, 13:24

7 October 2019, Rome - The IPPC Finance Committee (FC) met in Rome on 7 October 2019 to review the overall financial situation of the IPPC Secretariat, progress made on several pending matters, and how to link the IPPC budget to ...

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The IPPC ePhyto Solution discusses Blockchain***s potential in agricultural supply chains at the 2019 OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum

Posted on Thu, 03 Oct 2019, 11:24

12 September 2019, Paris - The 2019 OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum was opened by Mr Ángel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, who welcomed all attendees. He called the forum a“unique platform to discuss how distributed ledger technologies, like Blockchain, are affecting ...

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Determining an area’s pest status: experts meet to draft a new guide

Posted on Tue, 01 Oct 2019, 11:51

16 September 2019, Rome – An expert working group met in Rome from 16 to 20 September 2019 to kick off the development of a Pest Status Guide (2017-048). Indeed, determining the status of pests within a country is crucial for ...

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Excellent regional cooperation during the 2019 IPPC Regional Workshop in Latin America

Posted on Tue, 01 Oct 2019, 10:22

3 September 2019, Medellín - The 2019 IPPC Regional Workshop for Latin America was held in Medellín, Colombia from 3 to 6 September 2019. Thirty-five persons from 19 IPPC contracting parties and several institutions attended the workshop. The FAO Agricultural Officer ...

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Plant health is important for Caribbean tourism declares Minister at the IPPC Regional Workshop for the Caribbean

Posted on Wed, 25 Sep 2019, 14:54

Participants at the 2019 Regional Workshop for the Caribbean. © FAO

12 September 2019, Antigua and Barbuda – The 2019 International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Regional Workshop for the Caribbean took place from 10 to 12 September 2019. Representatives from the following ...

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IPPC Regional Workshop for Europe and Central Asia held in Chisinau

Posted on Mon, 23 Sep 2019, 09:47

Opening of the IPPC Regional Workshop for Europe and Central Asia © National Food Safety Agency of Moldova

2-5 September 2019, Chisinau. Agricultural experts from 26 countries of Europe and Central Asia met in Chisinau, the Republic of Moldova’s capital ...

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