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A Serious Outbreak of Fall Armyworm in Southern Africa: Emergent Pest Issue for the IPPC

Publié on mar, 28 Fév 2017, 15:02

Photograph: B.R. Wiseman - USDA/ARF, Tifton (US)

According to the FAO regional Office for Africa a fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) outbreak, the first emergence of the pest in southern Africa, is causing considerable crop damage in some countries in ...

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SC-7 agenda posted

Publié on lun, 27 Fév 2017, 10:32

The public agenda for the Standards Committee Working Group (SC-7), to be held from 15 to 19 May in Rome, has been posted on the IPP Calendar:

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China's Contribution of Two Million USD to Strengthening Capacity of IPPC Developing Contracting Parties through the China-FAO South-South Cooperation Programme

Publié on lun, 27 Fév 2017, 10:17

The FAO-China Sixth Annual Consultation Meeting on the South-South Cooperation (SSC) Programme was held at FAO-HQ on 24 February 2017. Through extensive review and discussion, it was officially confirmed that the Chinese Government is willing to contributing two million USD ...

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The Annual Meeting of the IPPC Technical Panel on Diagnostic Protocols TPDP) Held at FAO

Publié on ven, 24 Fév 2017, 11:35

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Technical Panel on Diagnostic Protocols (TPDP) met from 13 to 17 February 2017 at FAO-HQ in Rome, Italy. The main objective of the meeting was to revise draft DPs, review their work programme and ...

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PDF searchable database posted

Publié on jeu, 23 Fév 2017, 21:27

The IPPC Secretariat has updated and reposted their PDF Searchable Database. The database contains all the currently adopted International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures in English (ISPMs), meeting reports and more.

Follow the link and download it now! https://www.ippc ...

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Terminology brochure

Publié on lun, 20 Fév 2017, 16:01

A brochure to raise awareness about phytosanitary terminology and the Glossary of phytosanitary terms (ISPM 5) has been posted here.

Special thanks to the members of the Technical Panel for the Glossary and all others who have been involved in ...

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Call for phytosanitary treatments

Publié on lun, 20 Fév 2017, 14:56

New call for phytosanitary treatments has been issued. The IPPC Secretariat is soliciting submissions for:

  1. Phytosanitary treatments to be adopted as international standards, as annexes to ISPM 28 (Phytosanitary treatments for regulated pests).

  2. Phytosanitary treatments used in international trade, to ...

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Successful Completion of Trainings on Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation Facilitators under Support of STDF Project 401 Phase I)

Publié on lun, 20 Fév 2017, 10:37

Photograph: Copyright G.N. Alit Susanta Wirya

The IPPC Secretariat has successfully completed the first phase of the STDF401 project Training of Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) Trainers, with 40 phytosanitary experts well trained from over 36 countries, plus 21 lawyers ...

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Explanatory document for ISPM 15 posted in French

Publié on mer, 15 Fév 2017, 15:04

The Explanatory document for ISPM 15 posted in French (see . Translation into French provided in kind by North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO) / Canadian Food Inspection Agency under copublishing agreement with FAO.

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Research consultant vacancy

Publié on mer, 15 Fév 2017, 09:24

The Joint FAO/ IAEA Insect Pest Control Laboratory located in Seibersdorf, Austria is looking for a research consultant. More on this vacancy at

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The Major Achievements of the Standard Setting Unit of the IPPC Secretariat for 2016 and its Key Activities for 2017

Publié on mer, 15 Fév 2017, 09:05

The year 2016 has been extraordinary for the Standard Setting Unit (SSU) of the IPPC Secretariat with remarkable achievements obtained, and highlighted as follows:

1) A total of 12 ISPMs (including DPs, PTs and Glossary terms) were adopted by the ...

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TPG report posted

Publié on lun, 13 Fév 2017, 14:16

The TPG December 2016 meeting report has now been posted here.

More on the IPPC Technical Panel for the Glossary can be found at this link.

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Welcome to the Republic of the Gambia as the 183rd Contracting Party to the IPPC

Publié on jeu, 09 Fév 2017, 14:15

The IPPC Secretariat is pleased to officially announce that the Republic of the Gambia became the 183rd Contracting Party to the IPPC adhering to the Convention on 17 November 2016. On behalf of the entire IPPC Community, we warmly welcome ...

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Global diagnostics for plant pests - five new IPPC diagnostic protocols adopted.

Publié on mer, 08 Fév 2017, 15:24

1. Dendroctonus ponderosae, dorsal habitus aspect showing entire specimen (shape, surface sculpturing and coloration). Photo courtesy of K. Bolte, Canadian Forest Service, Canada.

Already in 2017, the Standards Committee (SC) have adopted five DPs on behalf of the Commission on ...

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