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The IPPC Seminar: Plant Health Standards and Food Security

Posted on Tue, 17 May 2016, 10:41

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 Seminar, including the permanent representatives of three Rome-based UN agencies, members and observers of the IPPC Standard Committee, as well as the IPPC and FAO staff.

Mr Jingyuan Xia, Secretary to the IPPC, chaired the Seminar, pointing out how the IPPC is the only international organization for plant health standards in the world and, as such, is a key instrument ...

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SC 2013 November meeting: Approval of Grain specification for MC and the recommendation of draft standard on ePhyto - Appendix to ISPM 12 to CPM-9 (2014)

Posted on Tue, 26 Nov 2013, 16:55

The Standards Committee (SC) met on 18-22 November 2013 at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy. Adhering to its responsibility to oversee the IPPC Standard Setting Process and manage the development of International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs), the SC discussed, reviewed, and approved draft ISPMs for the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM). These include the ePhyto - Appendix to ISPM 12, Fruit Fly Host Status and Fruit Fly Quarantine Areas draft standards.

As agreed by CPM-8 (2013), the draft ISPM on International movement of grain is moving forward through the draft standards process and strategic experts were invited to provide strategic ...

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