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Message on IYPH delivered at CFS High-Level Special Event

Posted on Tue, 27 Oct 2020, 11:56

At the occasion of the CFS High-Level Special Event, Mr Bommakanti Rajender, Alternate Permanent Representative of the Indian Mission to FAO and newly appointed Chairperson of COAG, delivered the following message highlighting the relationship between plant health and food security: …

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There is no food security without plant health

Posted on Fri, 16 Oct 2020, 11:39

World Food Day 2020 calls for global solidarity with the most vulnerable, marking a steppingstone in the path to promote plant health and eradicate hunger.

Rome, 16 October 2020. Never before has the importance of ensuring the right to …

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Why Africa needs adequate plant surveillance

Posted on Wed, 24 Aug 2016, 09:10

To tackle devastating crop diseases, Africa should boost regional plant surveillance. The emergence of Tuta absoluta on the African agricultural landscape has rekindled pertinent questions regarding Africa s capability to protect local agriculture and enhance international trade. The importance of …

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The IPPC Seminar: Plant Health Standards and Food Security

Posted on Tue, 17 May 2016, 08:41

The 4th IPPC seminar on Plant Health Standards and Food Security, was held at FAO-HQ (Sheikh Zayed Centre) on 13 May 2016, which focused on how standards for plant health directly enhances food security globally. Over 100 participants attended the …

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The IPPC climate change and food security

Posted on Tue, 14 Jul 2015, 13:17

14 July 2015. The IPPC Coordinator, Craig Fedchock, delivered the keynote speech at the Milan Expo conference on Climate change and food security: challenges for plant health, plant breeding and genetic resources, organized by the European Commission in the framework …

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Presentations from the CPM-4 scientific session on pest movement through food aid shipments are available on the IPP

Posted on Fri, 03 Apr 2009, 08:10

The presentations from the CPM-4 scientific session on pest movement through food aid shipments are available on the IPP at the following links: PEST MOVEMENT BY FOOD AID SHIPMENT: Indonesia***s Experience, given by Mr. Arfin Tasrif on behalf of the …

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Food Safety Animal and Plant Health Portal launched

Posted on Tue, 25 May 2004, 08:10

FAO today launched the International Portal for Food Safety, Animal and Plant Health (IPFSAPH) at a Regional Conference on Food Safety for Asia and the Pacific. The IPFSAPH will enable a speedy and authoritative search for current food safety and …

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