IYPH webinar: Protecting Plant Health for a Secure Future: A Call for Global Action

Posted on Tue, 12 May 2020, 14:57

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FAO North America and Corteva Agriscience organize a webinar on May 20, 2020 at 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada) in the context of the International Year of Plant Health to understand what the global community is doing to protect plant health, what role farmers and agribusinesses are playing, and how food companies are interacting with supply chains to drive improved plant health.

The programme is available below:

Welcoming Remarks

  • Vimlendra Sharan, Director, FAO North America
  • Henri Moore, Vice President of Global Responsibility, Corteva Agriscience

Keynote Address

  • Jingyuan Xia, Secretary, International Plant Protection Convention Secretariat, FAO


  • Osama El-Lissy, APHIS Deputy Administrator for Plant Protection and Quarantine, United States Department of Agriculture
  • Frederic Beudot, Biologicals Leader, Corteva Agriscience
  • Marius Boshoff, Marketing Director, Villa Crop Protection Pvt Ltd, Land O’Lakes
  • Kira L. Bowen, Professor, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Past President, American Phytopathological Society (moderator)

Link for registration: https://bit.ly/35ShRAF

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