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Scientists gear up to battle invasive species

Publié on mer, 24 Aoû 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 that help farmers to either defeat or adapt to the presence of invasive species. The goal is to tackle the devastating economic impact of such species, estimated to be around $183 billion in lost crops and revenue in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and South-East Asia every year.

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Le Secrétariat de la CIPV et des hauts responsables de CABI se réunissent à Rome

Publié on ven, 23 Oct 2015, 14:18

Une délégation de la CIPV dirigée par le Secrétaire Jingyuan Xia a rencontré le jeudi 22 octobre une délégation de hauts responsables de CAB International emmenée par le Directeur exécutif de l’Organisation, Trevor Nicholls. Lors de la rencontre, les deux parties ont rédigé une lettre d’intention annonçant des objectifs spécifiques qui, une fois examinés et finalisés, devraient jeter les bases d’un futur programme de travail visant à accroître la visibilité des deux organisations et à promouvoir l’importance de la santé et de la protection des végétaux. Entre autres projets, les deux organisations espèrent pouvoir participer à ...

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CABI and IPPC Technical Working Group meets in Rome

Publié on ven, 22 Nov 2013, 16:47

This past week, the Technical Working Group (TWG) between the IPPC Secretariat and CABI, including its Plantwise programme, met at FAO Headquarters in Rome to review the progress made since they convened last January to identify the areas of common interest and possible joint activities in the future. Given the different but complementary nature of IPPC and CABI activities, the TWG intends to explore how they can best synergize their respective missions while also improving understanding and building capacity amongst IPPC contracting parties and CABI member countries on areas of mutual interest. Discussions during the two-day meeting aimed to highlight ...

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IPPC/CABI Plantwise Collaboration Initiated

Publié on jeu, 05 Sep 2013, 20:42

In recent efforts to improve collaboration on joint activities, the IPPC and CABI Plantwise have agreed to initiate secondments between their organizations to increase transparency and effectiveness. The IPPC Secretariat at FAO Headquarters in Rome welcomes Ms. Katherine Cameron, Knowledge Bank Development Manager for Plantwise, to assist in the guidance and approval of a joint work plan that will further implement these efforts.

David Nowell, the lead for the IPPC’s efforts on national reporting obligations, considers that this is the beginning of a more beneficial working arrangement for both parties. "I can see a lot of potential on the ...

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IPPC/CABI Roundtable Meeting

Publié on mer, 13 Fév 2013, 19:22

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On Monday 22 January, senior representatives from the IPPC Secretariat and the Commonwealth Agricultural Bureau International (CABI) met to discuss their working relationship and establish contact points, as their work programmes include many common interests in the areas of policy, standard setting and capacity development. The roundtable meeting touched on issues of pest listing, pest reporting, enhancing awareness, and a list of action points was developed. The meeting took place in a productive atmosphere and yielding positive results. Both parties anticipate a follow-up meeting in the near future.

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