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The STDF acknowledges recent successes: a new suite of phytosanitary guides and a Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation PCE) that led to funding

Posted on Thu, 11 Apr 2019, 09:11

Fresh mangos ready for export from Guinea. After a Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE), Guinea developed a National Phytosanitary Development Strategy which led to additional funding. ©Mamadouba Camara

15 March 2019, Geneva - The Standard Trade and Development Facility (STDF) working group ...

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New standards to curb the global spread of plant pests and diseases

Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 2019, 10:11

A technician checks olives for pests'' infestations in Italy where Xylella fastidiosa has led to the decline of 180,000 hectares of olive groves. © FAO/ A. Pierdomenico

3 April 2019, Rome - The body charged with keeping plant pests and diseases ...

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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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