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Why Africa needs adequate plant surveillance

Posted on mer, 24 Aoû 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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Renforcement de la coopération entre la CIPV et le STDF

Posted on jeu, 16 Jui 2016, 07:29

Le Secrétaire de la CIPV, M. Jingyuan Xia, a rencontré le 15 juin 2016, au Siège de la FAO à Rome (Italie), le secrétaire du Fonds pour l’application des normes et le développement du commerce (STDF), M. Melvin Spreij. Étaient …

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Séminaire de la CIPV sur les normes phytosanitaires et la sécurité alimentaire

Posted on mar, 17 Mai 2016, 08:41

Le 4ème séminaire de la CIPV sur les normes phytosanitaires et la santé sécurité alimentaire s’est tenu le 13 mai 2016 au Centre Sheikh Zayed, au Siège de la FAO. Il a porté sur la façon dont les normes phytosanitaires …

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L’OMC et la FAO collaboreront sur les questions du commerce et de la sécurité alimentaire

Posted on lun, 02 Nov 2015, 09:42

Le 2 novembre, les dirigeants de l’Organisation mondiale du commerce (OMC) et de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) ont annoncé leur accord de coopération sur les questions du commerce et de la sécurité alimentaire. Le …

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Atelier régional de la CIPV 2015 pour le Proche-Orient et l’Afrique du Nord

Posted on ven, 25 Sep 2015, 06:37

L’atelier régional 2015 de la CIPV pour le Proche-Orient et l’Afrique du Nord s’est tenu du 14 au 17 septembre à Amman (Jordanie). Il a réuni 40 participants de 14 parties contractantes ainsi que de Cisjordanie et de la bande …

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Atelier régional de la CIPV pour le Pacifique (2015)

Posted on mer, 26 Aoû 2015, 08:11

L’atelier a été organisé par l’Organisation de protection des végétaux pour le Pacifique (PPPO), avec la participation de représentants de 19 organisations nationales de la protection des végétaux (ONPV) de la région. Il a été financé par le ministère australien …

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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 mer, 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 mer, 21 Mai 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 ven, 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 jeu, 02 Mai 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 mer, 13 Fév 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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