Vista de elementos de August, 2016

Estrecha cooperación de la CIPF con Samoa para adelantar un proyecto piloto de ePhyto

Publicado on Mié, 31 Ago 2016, 14:28

Primera fila: Viiga S. Filemu, Peter Neimanis, Chinthaka Karunaratne, Pelenato Fonoti, Talei F. Moors, Sarai Tevita

Última fila: Ferila Samuelu, Jacqualine Adams, Fiapaipai To'o, Letoa Pine, Shane Sela, Toleafoa Daryl Elisaia, Anoano S Vaai, Vaeve'a Vesi Ioane, Olive ...

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SC November agenda posted!

Publicado on Mar, 30 Ago 2016, 14:01

The next Standards Committee (SC) 2016 November meeting will be held on 14-18 November 2016 at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy.

The public agenda can be viewed at

The provisional agenda has ...

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Invasion curve animation - Biosecurity Council of WA

Publicado on Lun, 29 Ago 2016, 10:19

This Invasion curve animation will be useful to some for both teaching and awareness raising.

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The IPPC/APPPC Regional Workshop for Asia held in the Republic of Korea

Publicado on Mié, 24 Ago 2016, 17:26

The IPPC/APPPC Regional Workshop for Asia on the review of draft ISPMs was held from 25-29 July 2016, at Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea. The workshop was organized by Regional Plant Protection Organization for Asia Pacific (APPPC) and the ...

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Global threats from invasive alien species in the twenty-first century and national response capacities

Publicado on Mié, 24 Ago 2016, 11:26

Invasive alien species (IAS) threaten human livelihoods and biodiversity globally. Increasing globalization facilitates IAS arrival, and environmental changes, including climate change, facilitate IAS establishment. Here we provide the first global, spatial analysis of the terrestrial threat from IAS in light ...

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Why Africa needs adequate plant surveillance

Publicado on Mié, 24 Ago 2016, 11:10

To tackle devastating crop diseases, Africa should boost regional plant surveillance. The emergence of Tuta absoluta on the African agricultural landscape has rekindled pertinent questions regarding Africa’s capability to protect local agriculture and enhance international trade. The importance of ...

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Scientists gear up to battle invasive species

Publicado on Mié, 24 Ago 2016, 08:34

A research programme to tackle invasive species that kill plants and sicken animals is getting under way at the United Kingdom’s Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI). The programme, worth US$50 million, aims to find scientific solution ...

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Assessing and Managing the Current and Future Pest Risk from Water Hyacinth, (Eichhornia crassipes), an Invasive Aquatic Plant Threatening the Environment and Water Security

Publicado on Mar, 23 Ago 2016, 15:11

Understanding and managing the biological invasion threats posed by aquatic plants under current and future climates is a growing challenge for biosecurity and land management agencies worldwide. Eichhornia crassipes is one of the world’s worst aquatic weeds. Presently, it ...

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Most nations lack ability to deal with invasive species

Publicado on Mar, 23 Ago 2016, 15:07

Most countries in the world have little capacity to deal effectively with invasive species, a study suggests. The spread of non-native species threatens livelihoods and biodiversity, but the issue is worsened by global trade, travel and climate change. They show ...

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Una amenaza flotante: los contenedores marítimos propagan plagas y enfermedades

Publicado on Mar, 23 Ago 2016, 11:50

La FAO publicó recientemente una noticia en su página web sobre el tema de los contenedores marítimos, del que se ocupa la CIPF.

Las especies invasoras llegan a nuevos hábitats a través de diversos conductos, pero los envíos marítimos son ...

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Biosecurity – it’s everyone’s business. New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries is asking kiwis to join the conversation

Publicado on Lun, 22 Ago 2016, 09:09

The Ministry for Primary Industries will be holding six hui and public meetings around the country during August and September, to give New Zealanders the opportunity to contribute to a national conversation about managing biosecurity risks to New Zealand.

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A successful Australian National Xylella Preparedness Workshop

Publicado on Jue, 18 Ago 2016, 16:40

Plant Health Australia coordinated a National Xylella Preparedness Workshop held in Melbourne on 1 June 2016, funded by the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

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Invasive species could cause billions of dollars in damage to the world's agriculture

Publicado on Mié, 17 Ago 2016, 14:25

Invasive species, or non-native species that spread aggressively, can wreak havoc on ecosystem and economies all over the world. These species arrive as stowaways on boats, planes, pets, and in wooden crates.

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Se aprueban cinco nuevos Protocolos de Diagnóstico de la CIPF

Publicado on Mar, 16 Ago 2016, 11:29

La Secretaría de la CIPF se complace en anunciar que el 15 de agosto de 2016 el Comité de Normas aprobó cinco nuevos protocolos de diagnóstico (PD) en nombre de la Comisión de Medidas Fitosanitarias (CMF):

  • PD 13 Erwinia amylovora ...

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