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Perry's latest album includes seed paper with actual flower seeds and instructions for planting What does the American pop music diva Katy Perry have in common with protecting plants? While many pop stars have done a lot to protect the rights and safety of animals, no one has tried to highlight the issue of plant protection, until Ms. Perry and her latest album. Included with the album - titled PRISM - is a small packet of decorative flower seeds that fans are encouraged to plant to "spread the light". For the Australian Department of Agriculture, that is where the problems start ...
Group discussionsDuring the SADC Plant Protection Committee Meeting of 2009 and also at the 5th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-5) held in Rome in March 2010, the SADC Secretariat was requested by its member states to convene a training on information exchange in the framework of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and the use of the International Phytosanitary Portal (IPP). To that end, a workshop was hosted by the South African NPPO with financial support from SADC.
Workshop participants included representatives of 12 National Plant Protection Organizations (Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius ...
Poster sessionThe list of posters that will be presented in the atrium during the sixth session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures has been finalized and is now available on the IPP.
Click here to view the list.
Seven NPPOs and six international organizations have indicated that they will present posters and provide publications on topics such as pest surveillance, tools for pest diagnostics, pest risk analysis, food security and capacity building initiatives.
Delegates attending the CPM are encouraged to visit the atrium to see the posters.