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Why Africa needs adequate plant surveillance

Posted on Mié, 24 Ago 2016, 09:10

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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Fortalecer la cooperación entre la CIPF y el FANFC

Posted on Jue, 16 Jun 2016, 07:29

El Sr. Jingyuan Xia, Secretario de la CIPF, celebró una reunión con el Sr. Melvin Spreij, Secretario del Fondo para la Aplicación de Normas y el Fomento del Comercio (FANFC), el 15 de junio de 2016, en la Sede de …

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Seminario de la CIPF : Normas fitosanitarias y seguridad alimentaria

Posted on Mar, 17 May 2016, 08:41

El 4º Seminario de la CIPF sobre normas fitosanitarias y seguridad alimentaria se celebró en la Sede de FAO (Centro Sheikh Zayed) el 13 de mayo de 2016, dedicado al efecto positivo directo de las normas fitosanitarias en la seguridad …

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La OMC y la FAO colaborarán en materia de comercio e inocuidad de los alimentos

Posted on Lun, 02 Nov 2015, 09:42

Los dirigentes de la OMC y la Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura (FAO) anunciaron el 2 de noviembre su acuerdo de colaboración en materia de comercio e inocuidad de los alimentos. El Director …

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Taller regional de la CIPF para el Cercano Oriente y África del Norte (2015)

Posted on Vie, 25 Sep 2015, 06:37

El Taller regional de la CIPF de 2015 para el Cercano Oriente y África del Norte se llevó a cabo del 14 al 17 de septiembre en Ammán, Jordania, con 40 participantes de 14 partes contratantes y de la Ribera …

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Taller Regional de la CIPF para el Pacífico (2015)

Posted on Mié, 26 Ago 2015, 08:11

La Organización de Protección Fitosanitaria del Pacífico (PPPO) organizó el taller, con la participación de representantes de 19 organizaciones nacionales de protección fitosanitaria (ONPF) de la región. El taller fue financiado con la ayuda del proyecto de horticultura y acceso …

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The IPPC climate change and food security

Posted on Mar, 14 Jul 2015, 13:17

14 July 2015. The IPPC Coordinator, Craig Fedchock, delivered the keynote speech at the Milan Expo conference on Climate change and food security: challenges for plant health, plant breeding and genetic resources, organized by the European Commission in the framework …

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WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation

Posted on Mié, 23 Jul 2014, 09:14

The WTO discussion on Trade Facilitation has been evolving. The attached PowerPoint presentation is for information to the IPPC Contracting Parties, which was presented by the IPPC Secretariat In the recent regional workshops. It is recommended that the Contracting Parties …

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Reality - the phytosanitary risks associated with the internet trade

Posted on Mié, 21 May 2014, 12:51

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 …

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STDF Publication on International Trade and Invasive Alien Species

Posted on Vie, 05 Jul 2013, 16:25

The Standards and Trade Development Facility (STDF) has posted its new publication, titled International Trade and Invasive Alien Species. The publication, as summarized on the site, reviews and analyses key concepts and principles relevant to Invasive Alien Species (IAS) …

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Call for Comments: CPM Recommendations on Aquatic Plants and Internet Trade E-commerce) in Plants

Posted on Jue, 02 May 2013, 11:08

Contracting parties are invited to submit comments for IPPC recommendations presented at CPM8 via a specific form on the IPP. Deadline for submission of comments is 30 May, 2013. Contact Points, check your email for more details.

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Improving coordination and cooperation with the WTO

Posted on Mié, 13 Feb 2013, 18:22

Recent discussions between the Secretariats for the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and the World Trade Organization s SPS Committee were held with the objective of improving coordination and cooperation. As the IPPC has a formal role of standard setting …

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Seminar on International Trade and Invasive Alien Species IAS) 12-13 July 2012 and meeting of the Inter Agency Liaison Group on Invasive Alien Species IALG on IAS) 13 July 2012

Posted on Mar, 25 Sep 2012, 08:10

IPPC participated in a workshop organized by the Standard and Trade Development Facility ( STDF), the IPPC and the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), 12 and 13 July 2012. Three IPPC Secretariat staff members intervened in the meeting, to …

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Southern African countries improve the flow of information to support plant protection and trade

Posted on Lun, 18 Oct 2010, 08:10

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 …

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