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Advancing on plant pests detection and identification: the 2019 meeting of the IPPC Technical Panel of Diagnostic Protocols

Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019, 09:26

TPDP participants at the 2019 meeting in Melbourne, Australia

9 August 2019, Melbourne. The purpose of harmonized diagnostic protocols (DPs) is to support efficient phytosanitary measures in a wide range of circumstances and to enhance the mutual recognition of diagnostic ...

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The New FAO Director General Dr. Dongyu QU Paid an Official Visit to the IPPC Secretariat

Posted on Thu, 01 Aug 2019, 17:50

1 August 2019, Rome – The new FAO Director-General (DG), Dr. Dongyu QU, paid an official visit to the IPPC Secretariat on his first day as the FAO Director-General. The new DG was accompanied by the FAO Deputy Director-General for Natural ...

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Armenia is strengthening its capacity for implementation of the International Plant Protection Convention and finding solutions for grape phylloxera in the country

Posted on Wed, 31 Jul 2019, 15:02

Workshop participants. © FAO/ Ani Grigoryan

26 July 2019, Yerevan - The International Plant Protection Convention Secretariat in collaboration with the Government of Armenia, held a workshop on 24 to 26 July, as part of an FAO project on the production of ...

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The IPPC Secretariat announces the delivery of the training for future facilitators of the Beyond Compliance tools

Posted on Mon, 22 Jul 2019, 09:43

Future facilitators for the Beyond Compliance tools attended a training course from 2 to 7 June 2019. ©FAO

7 June 2019, Windsor - The training course for potential facilitators for using the Beyond Compliance tools under the project MTF/INT/336 ...

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Modified atmosphere storage does not reduce the efficacy of phytosanitary irradiation treatments for Tephritidae fruit flies

Posted on Fri, 19 Jul 2019, 09:13

Figure 1: Ms. Olga Barrera, Mr. Luis Caravantes, and Mr. Alexandre Araujo dissecting irradiated mangoes for phytosanitary research. © IAEA

12 July 2019, Vienna - The Technical Panel for Phytosanitary Treatments (TPPT) just ended their annual meeting at the Headquarters of the ...

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Phytosanitary treatment options for plant health: the IPPC Technical Panel on Phytosanitary Treatments meeting

Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2019, 12:41

12 July 2019, Vienna - Phytosanitary treatments (PTs) are essential for controlling regulated pests in articles and goods, especially those that are regulated for trade on an international scale. The IPPC PTs are an alternative to methyl bromide and help protect ...

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The IPPC Generic ePhyto National System GeNS) Goes Live

Posted on Mon, 15 Jul 2019, 12:23

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is proud to announce the release of the IPPC Generic ePhyto National System (GeNs). From today, any country interested in joining the IPPC GeNs can begin its registration process. Interested countries are encouraged ...

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Harnessing technology to benefit the environment: the IPPC at the 10th InforMEA Steering Committee Meeting

Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019, 14:46

The 10th Meeting of the InforMEA Steering Committee in Montreux, Switzerland. © UNEP

14 June 2019, Montreux - The 10th Meeting of the InforMEA Steering Committee was held from 11 to 14 June 2019 in Montreux, Switzerland. Ms Paola Sentinelli, Information Management ...

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The 2019 mid-year meeting of the IPPC Secretariat: reviewing key achievements and future plans

Posted on Fri, 05 Jul 2019, 10:28

The IPPC Secretariat reviewed key achievements for the first half of 2019 and plans for the next semester at their mid-year meeting. © FAO

2 July 2019, Rome - The 2019 mid-year meeting of the IPPC Secretariat was held at FAO Headquarters ...

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A new version of the IPPC Online Comment System launched today for opening of 2019 consultations

Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019, 14:49

The IPPC Online Comment System (OCS) was upgraded to a new 6.4 version today, 1st July 2019. The new user interface and enhanced system s features will facilitate the process of drafting and submitting comments by IPPC contact points ...

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The IPPC Generic ePhyto National System will go live on the 15th of July

Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019, 12:04

The IPPC Secretariat is proud to announce that on July 15th the Generic National System component of the IPPC ePhyto Solution will go live! This means that countries without their own national electronic certification system who wish to join the ...

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Minimizing the impact of plant pests - a global surveillance system for crop diseases

Posted on Mon, 01 Jul 2019, 10:56

Originally native to the Americas, since 2016 the Fall Armyworm, a destructive pest, has rapidly spread into Africa, the Near East and Asia. ©FAO/Lekha Edirisinghe

28 June 2019 - Each year an estimated 10 to16 percent of global harvests are ...

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Making progress on international commodity standards for phytosanitary measures

Posted on Fri, 28 Jun 2019, 16:10

IPPC Focus group on commodity standards second meeting in 2019. Participants included Focus group members and the IPPC Secretariat. © FAO

21 June 2019, Rome - An important element of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) s work is to safeguard agriculture ...

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Implementing the 2020-2030 IPPC Strategic Framework: Considerations from CPM Bureau June 2019 meeting

Posted on Wed, 26 Jun 2019, 12:47

The June 2019 Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) Bureau meeting. © FAO

14 June 2019, Rome - The Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) Bureau met in Rome from 10 to 14 June 2019 to focus on how to implement the IPPC Strategic ...

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