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Registration is open for the IPPC webinar series on Fall Armyworm Training Material

Posted on Mon, 27 Sep 2021, 16:16

IPPC Secretariat invites interested users to register for the “Fall Armyworm Training Material: FAO/IPPC Prevention, Preparedness, and Response Guidelines for Spodoptera frugiperda webinar series. (Please register individually for all three sessions in the series)

Webinar 1: 22 October 12:00-13:30 …

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Preparing countries to keep Fall Armyworm away from their territories

Posted on Mon, 13 Sep 2021, 08:53

Rome, 13 September 2021. Fall Armyworm has already affected more than seventy countries worldwide and is now classified as a priority pest in many regions of the world. According to FAO, up to 17.7 million tonnes of maize could be …

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FAO Plant Health Team meets to advance international cooperation on Plant Health matters

Posted on Tue, 04 May 2021, 15:35

Rome, 21 April 2021. For FAO and the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), international cooperation around phytosanitary issues is crucial. To improve planning and enhance global cooperation, the Organization has established a FAO Plant Health Team composed …

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First IPPC Webinar on Fall Armyworm prevention generates global interest

Posted on Tue, 15 Dec 2020, 11:53

Rome, 9 December 2020. The IPPC Secretariat organized the first webinar on Fall Armyworm (FAW) prevention to launch its three-year work plan under the framework of the FAO Global Action for FAW control. The webinar brought together experts from FAO, …

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Moving forward the IPPC work on Fall Armyworm prevention

Posted on Wed, 04 Nov 2020, 09:02

Rome, 28 October 2020. The FAO/IPPC Technical Working Group (TWG) on Quarantine and Phytosanitary in relation to Trade met on Wednesday 28 October to advance its work programme on Fall Armyworm (FAW) prevention and preparedness as part of the FAO …

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The FAW Technical Committee discussed the development of guidelines to prevent FAW introduction and spread

Posted on Tue, 20 Oct 2020, 13:29

Rome, 1 October 2020. The Technical Committee of the Global Action for Fall Armyworm Control has discussed the need of preparing new global guidelines on FAW prevention as a strategic asset of the Global Action. These guidelines are aimed at …

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Prompt pest reports from Zambia and Jordan: enhanced global cooperation on pest prevention and control

Posted on Wed, 07 Oct 2020, 14:29

Rome, 1 October 2020 - On 21 September 2020, researchers in Zambia reported the arrival of wheat blast disease to the African continent, which has been promptly reported by the IPPC Contact point for Zambia after the confirmation of the …

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The FAO/IPPC Fall Armyworm Technical Working Group successfully conclude its 3rd virtual meeting

Posted on Tue, 29 Sep 2020, 08:13

Rome, 16 September 2020 – The FAO/IPPC Fall Armyworm (FAW) Technical Working Group of Quarantine and Phytosanitary in relation to Trade keeps moving forward its work programme in relation to the FAO Global Action for FAW Control and met …

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The first virtual meeting of the newly established FAO/IPPC Technical Working Group of the Global Action for FAW control

Posted on Mon, 03 Aug 2020, 12:56

Rome, 30 July 2020* – Preventing new areas from the introduction and spread of the devastating Fall Armyworm (FAW) is one the three key objectives of the FAO Global Action for FAW Control. In response to the growing need …

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The IPPC Secretariat preparing for the implementation of the FAO Global Action for the Fall armyworm control in relation to the IPPC’s issues

Posted on Fri, 19 Jun 2020, 13:09

Rome, 16 June 2020 – The IPPC Secretariat organized the first coordination meeting on preparation for the implementation of the FAO Global Action for the Fall armyworm control in relation to IPPC’s issues. The meeting was chaired by Mr Jingyuan …

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