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Pest management to protect forests

Posted on Fri, 20 Mar 2015, 14:48

Mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) has destroyed about 16 million ha of forests and 675 million cubic metres of timber in British Columbia and east of the Rockies in Alberta. With care, timber can be treated to eliminate pests, permitting ...

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Market Access: A Guide for NPPOs

Posted on Thu, 24 Oct 2013, 11:22

Italy , October 2013 — The IPPC Secretariat launches a manual on Market Access: a guide to phytosanitary issues for national plant protection organizations. The IPPC Secretariat launched the manual at the Workshop on SPS-related market access challenges & opportunities, organized by World ...

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2011 Guide to implementation of phytosanitary standards in forestry

Posted on Fri, 18 Nov 2011, 09:10

On November 11, 2011, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) published the Guide to implementation of phytosanitary standards in forestry. The guide represents a tool for countries to prevent forest-damaging pests from spreading to new areas.

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Save and grow: a policymaker's guide to the sustainable intensification of smallholder crop production

Posted on Mon, 27 Jun 2011, 10:10

Save and Grow

In order to meet food production demand over the next 40 years, farmers in the developing world must double food production, a challenge made even more daunting by the combined effects of climate change and growing competition ...

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