Viewing items from July, 2019
The following CPM Recommendation is now open for commenting
Comments should be submitted through the IPPC Online Comment System (OCS): https://ocs-new.ippc.int/. If you need assistance to use the OCS, please visit the OCS resource page on the IPP or contact the IPPC Secretariat at IPPC-O...
The following draft ISPMs are for open commenting:
Draft annexes to ISPM 27
Draft annexes to ISPM 28
The IPPC Online Comment System (OCS) was upgraded to a new 6.4 version today, 1st July 2019. The new user interface and enhanced system’s features will facilitate the process of drafting and submitting comments by IPPC contact points.
The main enhancement for users include:
• In-line editor of comments (fixed right-hand comment box disappeared, with improved system’s usability).
• Possibility to format the text of the document (basic fonts, italic, bold, underline...
The IPPC Secretariat is proud to announce that on July 15th the Generic National System component of the IPPC ePhyto Solution will go live! This means that countries without their own national electronic certification system who wish to join the IPPC ePhyto Solution can begin their registration process and once fully prepared, can join the IPPC ePhyto Solution through the use of the GeNS. The GeNS is a centralized web- based system that any country without their own electronic certificat...
Originally native to the Americas, since 2016 the Fall Armyworm, a destructive pest, has rapidly spread into Africa, the Near East and Asia. ©FAO/Lekha Edirisinghe
28 June 2019 - Each year an estimated 10 to16 percent of global harvests are lost to plant pests and diseases, at an estimated cost of over USD 220 billion. Pests, pathogens and weeds cause the loss of more than 40 percent of the world’s food supply. A global surveillance system for monitoring a...