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Environmental protection and plant health: A new IPPC factsheet explains the link

Posted on 星期一, 25 二月 2019, 11:32

You cannot protect the environment without also safeguarding plant health. When plant pests and diseases spread into new areas they seriously damage entire ecosystems, putting at risk biological diversity and the environment itself. Tiny and lethal at the same time, plant pests and invasive alien species have been recently identified as the main driver of biodiversity loss. Pests are also responsible for losses of up to USD 220 billion in agricultural trade each year and the loss of 40 per...

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Plant Nematologists and laboratories – opportunity at ANSES!

Posted on 星期一, 25 二月 2019, 09:57

The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES) Plant Health Laboratory is recruiting one technician and one scientist for three-year positions in its Nematology Unit.

The laboratory is located in Le Rheu (near Rennes, west part of France), and the lab is in charge of identifying and characterizing regulated pests and operates the European Union Reference Laboratory for nematodes.

How to apply:<...

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Bactrocera dorsalis - New IPPC Diagnostic Protocol adopted

Posted on 星期一, 25 二月 2019, 09:50

DP 29: Bactrocera dorsalis: a) oviposition punctures on mango fruit mark spots where fruit flies lay their eggs. B) example of a female Bactrocera dorsalis. Photos courtesy of Luc Leblanc (University of Idaho, USA) and Yokohama Plant Protection Station, Japan.

The IPPC Standards Committee has adopted a new diagnostic protocol (DP) on behalf of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures. The adoption of the DP 29: Bactrocera dorsalis comes at the cl...

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The Provisional Agenda of the SC May and SC-7 meetings are posted!

Posted on 星期五, 22 二月 2019, 12:02

The provisional Agenda of the Standards Committee (SC) meeting and the Standards Committee Working group (SC-7) meeting is available at the IPP Calendar at: https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/632/ and https://www.ippc.int/en/events/event/633/.

The meetings will take place at FAO, Rome, Italy 06-10 May 2019 and 13-17 May 2019 respectively.

The draft ISPMs to be ...

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The Report of the January 2019 virtual meeting of the Task Force on Topics is now posted

Posted on 星期二, 19 二月 2019, 11:14

The Report of the January 2019 virtual meeting of the Task Force on Topics is now posted and available at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/86978/

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Pre-CPM-14 Session on ePhyto Presentation and Demonstration

Posted on 星期二, 19 二月 2019, 09:35

The IPPC Secretariat announces a Pre-CPM-14 Presentation and Demonstration on ePhyto that will take place from 10:00 to 12:00 on Monday 01 April 2019 at FAO HQs in the Iraq Room (A235).

During this session the IPPC ePhyto Group will provide a presentation on the elements of the ePhyto Solution Project, the most recent developments in ePhyto and the outlook for the future. In addition, representatives of the Industry Advisory Group will al...

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New IPPC Factsheet on Plant Health and Environmental Protection

Posted on 星期一, 18 二月 2019, 16:28

Plant Health and Environmental Protection are deeply interrelated. A brand new IPPC factsheet has been released with the aim of investigating how plant protection is essential for a healthy environment and what is the key role of the IPPC in securing this purpose.

The publication is available at the following link: www.fao.org/3/CA3279EN/ca3279en.pdf

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Celebration of IYPH 2020 in Action

Posted on 星期一, 18 二月 2019, 10:11

The Arab Society for Plant Protection and the Organizing Committee of the 13th Arab Congress of Plant Protection (ACPP) has dedicated the 2020 edition of the congress to promote the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). “Plant Health for Secured and Safe Food” will be the theme of the event, which will be held from 1 to 6 November 2020 in Hammamet, Tunisia.

For further information about the congress, please check the...

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Developing capacity in pest risk analysis and market access for francophone African countries in collaboration with COLEACP

Posted on 星期三, 13 二月 2019, 16:27

25 January 2019, Dakar - Many African countries seek to develop capacity in pest risk analysis, both to protect their territories from pests, and to get access to international markets by more fully understanding the requirements of importing countries.

The IPPC Secretariat therefore prepared and delivered a five-day interactive training course for the COLEACP (Comité de liaison Europe-Afrique-Caraïbes-Pacifique) on these topics. The course took place in Saly, Dakar...

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The report of the Technical Panel for the Glossary December 2018 meeting is now posted!

Posted on 星期二, 12 二月 2019, 15:47

The report of the Technical Panel for the Glossary (TPG) December 2018 meeting is now posted at the following link:

https://www.ippc.int/en/publications/86956/

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The ePhyto Project Advisory Committee looks at the project’s major achievements and next steps

Posted on 星期三, 06 二月 2019, 14:12

29 January 2019, Geneva - The ePhyto Project Advisory Committee met for the fourth time on 29 January 2019 at the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. Since the last meeting in Rome during the summer of 2018, the ePhyto Solution project has advanced significantly.

The Secretariat proudly presented the Generic ePhyto National System, also known as “GeNS”. Discussions centered on the advancement of GeNS pilot countries, industry case studies, the 5-Year ...

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The ePhyto Industry Advisory Group (IAG) meets in Geneva

Posted on 星期三, 06 二月 2019, 13:58

30 January 2019, Geneva - The ePhyto Industry Advisory Group (IAG) met for the fourth time at the World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland on 30 January 2019. IAG participants included the leaders of international NGOs representing the global grains, seeds, flowers, fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, wood products and cotton industries.

The meeting began with an overview of the ePhyto Solution progress, including a demonstration of the Generic National System (...

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A Brainstorming Session on Capacity and Professional Development at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the IPPC Secretariat

Posted on 星期五, 01 二月 2019, 09:06

Mr. Brent Larson (Implementation Facilitation Unit Lead) and Ms Ketevan Lomsadze (Implementation Facilitation Officer) facilitated the Brainstorming Session on Capacity Development. ©FAO/ Sara Giuliani

25 January 2019, Rome – A dynamic brainstorming session, aimed at raising awareness of the concept of Capacity and Professional Development, took place during the 2018 Annual Meeting of the IPPC Secretariat. The concept of Capacity and Professional Developmen...

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