Désigné en tant que : CPM 5
During the CPM-5 Scientific Session, Professor Clive Brasier of Forest Research UK gave a talk entitled "Scientific and operational flaws in international protocols for preventing entry and spread of plant pathogens via 'plants for planting'". He gave examples of forest pathogens that have been spread through the international movement of 'plants for planting', and he proposed means by which this risk can be addressed.
Dr. Geoffrey Howard of the IUCN Invasive Species Initiative gave a presentation entitled "Aquatic plants and IPPC". He described the biology of aquatic plants and gave examples of the threats posed by invasive aquatic plants. Click ...
His Excellency the Honourable Peter Daka, Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives of Zambia opened the 5th session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures on 22 March. In his opening remarks he stressed the importance of the IPPC. He noted the importance of pathway management and safe trade to avoid the introduction of pests. He highlighted the need to achieve more recognition and gain political and financial support in order to improve implementation. He concluded that standards that are developed take their full value when they are implemented and countries get the benefits of market access. The Minister declared the 5th ...
A poster session will be held in the atrium during the CPM.
Click here to view the tentative agenda for side events.
Documents for the 5th session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures are being made available on the following page of the IPPC website: