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Expert Consultation on Phytosanitary Treatments for the Bactrocera dorsalis complex

Posted on Thu, 11 Dec 2014, 17:08

Twenty-four researchers from twelve countries met in Okinawa, Japan, between 1 and 5 December 2014 for an expert consultation on phytosanitary treatments for fruit flies belonging to the Bactrocera dorsalis complex. The meeting was hosted by the Plant Quarantine Office of the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, and partly funded by Japan, the FAO/IAEA Joint Division of Nuclear Techniques in Agriculture and the IPPC Secretariat.

Setting the scene was a discussion of the implications of the recent taxonomic synonymization of four fruit fly pests in the Bactrocera genus on the application of phytosanitary measures particularly in sub-Saharan ...

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Reality - the phytosanitary risks associated with the internet trade

Posted on Wed, 21 May 2014, 14:51

Sales of plants and plant products ordered through the internet (e-commerce) has increased significantly in the years since the IPPC and most ISPMs were adopted. E-commerce is fuelling an increasing volume of traded commodities. In many cases online traders of plants and plant products do not take into account a customer’s location before agreeing to a sale and shipping their purchases to them. This lack of knowledge of a customer’s location can lead to consignments of regulated articles being imported into a country without the phytosanitary certificates which may be required by the NPPO of that country.

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The Republic of Korea contributes towards phytosanitary capacity development in South-East Asian countries

Posted on Fri, 10 May 2013, 12:58

The signing ceremony for the 3-year FAO project “Support to Capacity Development in Implementation of Plant Pest Surveillance and Information management in South-East Asian Countries” took place on 25 April 2013. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs of the Republic of Korea contributed nearly US$ 1.8 million towards this project to strengthen the capacity of NPPOs (National Plant Protection Organizations) of developing countries in the South-East Asian region. The project will address plant pest surveillance and pest identification needs for the purpose of updating their regulated pests list and supporting Pest Risk Analysis (PRA) in accordance with ...

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2nd Meeting of Expert Working Group on Phytosanitary Capacity Development, 23'“27 May 2011, Montego Bay, Jamaica

Posted on Sun, 12 Jun 2011, 10:10

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The second Meeting of the Expert Working Group (EWG) on Phytosanitary Capacity Development took place in Montego Bay, Jamaica, 23-27th of May 2011. The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) had together with each FAO region delegates participating (unfortunately except Africa). Two observers representing the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) and the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture(IICA) participated in the meeting.

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Expert Working Group on Phytosanitary Capacity Development was created to review and refine the Phytosanitary Capacity Development Operational Plan and to assist the Secretariat with developing national phytosanitary capacity.

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Expert working group maintains momentum for phytosanitary capacity development

Posted on Fri, 12 Nov 2010, 09:10

Group phot of the EWG As agreed at the 5th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures, an expert working group (EWG) was convened 25 – 29 October at FAO Headquarters in Rome to review and refine the phytosanitary capacity development operational plan. Experts from Australia, Côte d'Ivoire, Jamaica, Malaysia, Netherlands, Sudan and the United States of America participated. The EWG analyzed the operational plan presented to CPM-5 and proposed improvements. The final version of the operational plan will be produced at the next EWG meeting in 2011. The EWG agreed that it was important to maintain the momentum generated ...

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COPE to respond to phytosanitary needs in Eastern Africa

Posted on Mon, 23 Aug 2010, 10:10

Group photo - COPE Project Management Committee

The Centre of Phytosanitary Excellence (COPE) in Eastern Africa is being established with support from the Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF). COPE’s mission is to provide phytosanitary capacity building services to clients in the public and private sectors, so that countries are better able to prevent the introduction and spread of plant pests and meet the phytosanitary requirements of international trade. COPE’s primary services will include training (both short courses and university accredited courses) and pest risk analyses.

The IPPC is a member of COPE’s Project Management Committee (PMC) and ...

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Sudan issues new phytosanitary certificate

Posted on Mon, 10 Jan 2005, 09:10

The IPPC Secretariat has been notified by Sudan on 28 December 2004 that they have issued a new hytosanitary certificate. Pleas contact Sudan directly for further details.

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Changes to Phytosanitary Regulations in Turkey.

Posted on Tue, 27 Jan 2004, 09:10

The IPPC Secretariat has received official notification of changes to phytosanitary regulations in the Republic of Turkey. These changes were published in the official journal (#25261) of Turkey on 16 October 2003. Please contact the IPPC official contact for Turkey for further information (available through the NPPOs tag above).

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