The national phytosanitary capacity of a contracting party is defined as "the ability of individuals, organizations and systems of a country to perform functions effectively and sustainably in order to protect plants and plant products from pests and to facilitate trade, in accordance with the IPPC".
Developing the phytosanitary capacity of IPPC contracting parties allows them to successfully imaplement theIPPC convention, International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) and the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) Recommendations. The Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) provides oversight to the IPPC Secretariat s capacity development activities.
|CPM-14||Keynote Address on Plant Health and Capacity Development by the EC Director-General for Health and Food Safety||> Video|
|CPM-14||Special Topic Session on Capacity Development and Plant Health||> Presentation
|CPM-14||Side Session on Capacity Development and Plant Health||> Presentation
|IPPC Seminar||Capacity Development and Plant Health (Presentations are posted below)|
|The Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation: the right tool to strengthen NPPOs and to get access to financial resources||En||16 Oct 2019|
|Driving better SPS decision-making: STDF’s evidence-based approach||En||16 Oct 2019|
|Using the STDF's P-IMA framework to identify and prioritise keys Phytosanitary investments||En||16 Oct 2019|