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Loading sea containersA donation of USD 50,000 from New Zealand's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) will finance an expert working group (EWG) to prepare a draft standard on "Minimizing pest movement by sea containers and conveyances in international trade".
Sea containers (i.e. 20- and 40-foot intermodal freight or shipping containers) are a significant pathway for the potential entry of pests, as they are now the most common means of transfer of internationally traded goo...
The presentations from the CPM-4 scientific session on pest movement through food aid shipments are available on the IPP at the following links: PEST MOVEMENT BY FOOD AID SHIPMENT: Indonesia's Experience, given by Mr. Arfin Tasrif on behalf of the Indonesian Agricultural Quarantine Agency Insect Infestation in Food Aid & Phytosanitary Risks and Responses, given by Rick Hodges on behalf of UN World Food Programme
The presenters contact information is also provided.