International Forestry Quarantine Research Group

IFQRG

Supports the IPPC Community by addressing critical forestry quarantine issues for the global plant protection community through scientific analysis, discussion and collaborative research

OUR GOALS

  • Identify and respond to high priority questions that face the international forest phytosanitary community
  • Carry out collaborative independent research and analysis as required
  • Provide carefully considered advice to the regulatory community including the bodies of the International Plant Protection Convention

HISTORY

Since 2004, the group has responded to requests for scientific information on forestry quarantine issues from the Comission on Phytosanitary Measures, the Standards Committee and the Technical Panel on Forest Quarantine (TPFQ). The chair of IFQRG serves on the TPFQ as an expert and liaison to the members of IFQRG. IFQRG draws its membership from science, regulatory agencies and the international forest industry.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

IFQRG has played a significant role in: - Providing science support treatment guidance for the revision of ISPM No. 15 - Coordination of scientific research to support new phytosanitary treatments for ISPM-15 including: Revisions to the methyl bromide schedule; Establishment of bark thresholds on wood packaging material; Research and operational development of dielectric heat and sulfuryl fluoride treatments for WPM & The provision of data and scientific basis for the development of an Annex on the criteria for development of ISPM No. 15 treatment - Providing science support on the movement of wood standard ISPM No. 39 and the NAPPO forest products systems approach standard RSPM 41 NEW! IFQRG Terms of Reference and Rules of Order posted below.

COMING UP

The next meeting (IFQRG-17) has been set for the week of 28 Sept -2 Oct 2020 in the Philippines Room at the FAO in Rome, Italy.
Contact Mike Ormsby Michael.Ormsby@mpi.govt.nz for more information. Also see meeting announcment and 2019 meeting registration form below. 

Contact Point: International Organizations Group

Mr. Michael Ormsby
Senior Adviser, Risk Analysis
Biosecurity New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries
Ministry for Primary Industries P.O. Box 2526 Wellington New Zealand
Phone: +64-4-8940486
Fax: +64-4-8940731
Эл. почта: Michael.Ormsby@mpi.govt.nz
Предпочитаемые языки: English
Brief Biography Нажмите для отображения
Заголовок Files/URLs Date Published Тип
Report IFQRG 2014-12 Rome En
17 Ноя 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2013-11 Qingdao En
17 Ноя 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2012-09 Cardiff En
17 Ноя 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2011-09 Canberra En
17 Ноя 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2010-09 Lisbon En
17 Ноя 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2009-09 Rome En
17 Ноя 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2008-09 Rome En
17 Ноя 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2007-09 Rome En
17 Ноя 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2006-10 Rome En
17 Ноя 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2005-12 Rome En
17 Ноя 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2005-02 Victoria En
17 Ноя 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2004-02 Rome En
17 Ноя 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2017-10 Rotorua En
25 Окт 2017 Publication
Report IFQRG 2017-14 Rotorua En
11 Июл 2018 Publication
IFQRG Membership List - July 2018 En
11 Июл 2018 Publication
Report IFQRG 2018-10 Rome En
18 Дек 2018 Publication
2019 IFQRG meeting annoucment En
02 Май 2019 Publication
2019 IFQRG meeting registration form En
02 Май 2019 Publication
Terms of Reference and Rules of Procedure 17 Окт 2018 новости

Key documents

Major Meetings