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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 Trade Organization (WTO-SPS) last week. This manual on Market Access provides a guide to phytosanitary issues for national plant protection organizations, with the objective to provide information and context on phytosanitary aspects of market access negotiations. The manual describes a process that can be followed to gain market access with the least hindrance to trade but, at the same time ...

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Improving market access

Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2013, 15:12

Photo: © FAO/Sean Gallagher Increased international trade, along with the increased movement of people across international borders, provides an opportunity for harmful pests and other invasive species to “travel along” and successfully establish themselves in new habitats. The result is an increasingly serious threat to agriculture, horticulture, forestry, and the ecosystem. A few hundred years ago, plant pests and diseases generally moved from place to place naturally. As technology improved, and the transport of merchandise became easier, plant pests also found easy ways to move around the world. By the 20th century pests and diseases could be in a new ...

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