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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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Help us promote the IYPH 2020 with your plant health story!

Posted on Mon, 23 Sep 2019, 09:22

The International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020 is a once in a lifetime opportunity to promote plant health. You can help by sending us your story using the International Year of Plant Health – My Story template by 15 November ...

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The second meeting of the Steering Committee of the International Year of Plant Health held in Rome

Posted on Fri, 20 Sep 2019, 15:29

Opening of the second IYPH Steering Committee meeting © IPPC Secretariat

16 September 2019, Rome - The International Steering Committee of the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH-ISC) met on 16 September 2019 in Rome to discuss IYPH preparations. The meeting was ...

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The IPPC ePhyto project receiving an innovation reward at the UNESCAP Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum

Posted on Thu, 19 Sep 2019, 09:58

IPPC ePhyto Project group members, host and funders. © IPPC Secretariat

17 September 2019, New Delhi. The IPPC ePhyto Project received a trade facilitation innovation award at the UNESCAP Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum held from 17-18 September 2019 in New Delhi ...

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The 2019 IPPC National Reporting Obligations Workshop for the Near East and North Africa

Posted on Tue, 17 Sep 2019, 16:13

IPPC ePhyto Project group members, host and funders. © IPPC Secretariat

17 September 2019, New Delhi. The IPPC ePhyto Project received a trade facilitation innovation award at the UNESCAP Asia-Pacific Trade Facilitation Forum held from 17-18 September 2019 in New Delhi ...

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The 2019 IPPC Regional Workshop for the Near East and North Africa

Posted on Tue, 17 Sep 2019, 15:56

Opening Ceremony of the 2019 IPPC Regional Workshop for the Near East and North Africa which took place in Beirut, Lebanon © NEPPO

2 September 2019, Beirut -The 2019 IPPC Regional Workshop for the Near East and North Africa (NENA) was ...

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The first IPPC ePhyto workshop for the Southwest Pacific

Posted on Tue, 17 Sep 2019, 13:24

Participants at the first IPPC ePhyto workshop for the Southwest Pacific held in August 2019. © FAO

29 August 2019, Nadi, Fiji - The first International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) ePhyto workshop for the Pacific Plant Protection Organisation (PPPO) was held in ...

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Protecting plants from pests in the Pacific Islands: A 2019 IPPC Regional Workshop

Posted on Wed, 11 Sep 2019, 11:59

The IPPC Regional Workshop participants in Nadi, Fiji ©PPPO

26 August 2019, Fiji- Pacific island countries recognize that it is important to participate in the standards setting process; and in activities aimed at helping countries harmonize their phytosanitary measures to ...

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APPPC regional workshop for Asia and Pacific: focus on plant health international IPPC standards

Posted on Wed, 11 Sep 2019, 11:38

Photo: Opening ceremony of the 2019 APPPC regional workshop for Asia and Pacific regions. ©APPPC

06 September 2019 (Busan, Republic of Korea) – Over 35 participants of 20 countries of Asia and Pacific regions met in Busan, Republic of Korea for ...

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Working together to improve phytosanitary capacity in Nicaragua: Results from the Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation PCE)

Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019, 11:06

During the recent Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) in Nicaragua, participants discussed their new phytosanitary law and identified ways for dealing with weaknesses in the country’s import and export systems. © FAO

26 August 2019, Managua – Agriculture represents around 7.8 ...

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IPPC Regional Workshop for the Caribbean to focus on standards for plant health and pest prevention

Posted on Wed, 04 Sep 2019, 12:01

Checking for symptoms of Fusarium wilt (Fusarium oxysporum ) – a disease which has caused heavy losses to banana production in several Asian and African countries and is now present in South America. The Caribbean workshop will provide an opportunity for regional ...

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