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Plant Health Management Essential to Mitigate for Climate Change

Posted on Fri, 29 Jan 2016, 17:26

The 3rd IPPC Seminar on Plant Health and Climate Change was held in FAO-HQ on 27 January. The Seminar was chaired by Mr Jingyuan Xia, the Secretary to the IPPC Secretariat, with over 80 participates present including those from Missions or Embassies of China, France and South Africa. There were also some participates from Argentina, Canada, Egypt, Ivory Coast, USA, etc. through virtual meeting. Three internationally recognized speakers made the speech: His Excellency Serge Tomasi (French Ambassador to the UN Agencies in Rome) presenting on the Achievements and Implications of COP 21 on Climate Change; Mr Martin Frick (Director of ...

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Beyond Compliance: Integrated systems approach for pest risks management in Southeast Asia (STDF/PG/328) 16 - 19th July, 2012

Posted on Mon, 24 Sep 2012, 10:10

The Mid-Year Review Meeting of the STDF–funded project, ‘Beyond Compliance: Integrated systems approach for pest risks management in Southeast Asia, was held in the Fortuna Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam, from the 16 to 19th July 2012. The project was officially launched by Dr. Hoang Trung, the Deputy Director General of the Plant Protection Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development (MARD), Vietnam.

A total of 21 participants attended the meeting. The countries were represented by senior staffs of the National Plant Protection Organizations (NPPOs) of Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines. Key project partners and Associates from Imperial College London ...

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Scientific session at CPM-6 to examine approaches for addressing pest risks associated with grains and wood

Posted on Mon, 07 Mar 2011, 09:10

GrainsEach year, the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures holds a “scientific session” to consider emerging issues, such as new technologies or new pest threats. Past scientific sessions have addressed issues such as the potential impact of climate change on pest spread, food aid as a pathway for the transboundary movement of pests, aquatic plants as pests, and flaws in the current system for preventing pest spread.

The speakers for CPM-6 have been announced – click here to view the programme for this year’s scientific session.

Gary C. Martin, President and Chief Executive Officer of the North American Export Grain Association, will ...

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