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Uganda to undertake a Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation to boost agricultural trade

Posted on Mon, 13 May 2024, 07:01

Kampala, 6 May 2024 – The Government of Uganda has embarked on a six month-long process of conducting a Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) aimed at examining the country’s capacity to protect plants from the introduction and spread of …

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Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation to strengthen Egypt's food security and agricultural trade

Posted on Tue, 30 Apr 2024, 09:57

Cairo, 29 April 2024 – To enhance agricultural production, food safety and national phytosanitary capacity to prevent the introduction and spread of plant pests and diseases, Egypt is embarking on a Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (PCE) with the goal to evaluate …

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CPM-18 builds momentum for robust global plant health systems

Posted on Mon, 29 Apr 2024, 08:24

Rome, 24 April 2024. The 18th Session of the Commission of Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-18) concluded with applause to the plant health community, on the outstanding progress made in advancing phytosanitary excellence and commitments to promote stronger and more efficient …

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SPOTLIGHT: Building a resilient plant health system in Senegal

Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2024, 11:28

In the last decade, Senegal has achieved notable success in the development of its phytosanitary systems, thanks to its participation in various national and international initiatives. This progress has contributed to substantial cereal production in the country and increased volume …

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CPM-18 delegates underscore vital role of implementation and capacity development for phytosanitary excellence

Posted on Wed, 24 Apr 2024, 11:04

Rome, 19 April 2024. Delegates from contracting parties of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), convening at the eighteenth Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-18), have emphasized the value of IPPC implementation and capacity development activities in supporting …

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CPM-18 delegates share country experiences in preventing the introduction and spread of banana Fusarium wilt disease

Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2024, 16:34

Rome, 17 April 2024. Plant health stakeholders, including representatives from National Plant Protection Organizations (NPPOs), the private sector, and academia attending the 18th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-18), participated in a side session to share lessons …

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Plant health and e-commerce: Countries share knowledge, experiences to protect plant resources and trade

Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2024, 13:12

Rome, 16 April 2024. On the margins of the 18th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-18), IPPC contracting parties discussed how e-commerce and the movement of plants and plant products via postal and courier services have become …

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Plant health takes center stage as 18th session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures opens

Posted on Mon, 15 Apr 2024, 13:00

PRESS RELEASE. Rome, 15 April 2024. Delegates gather today at the headquarters of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations to take stock of the state of global plant health and to discuss ongoing initiatives to …

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Download the APP for CPM-18

Posted on Fri, 12 Apr 2024, 12:33

Rome, 12 April 2024 -The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) in collaboration with the FAO IT department (CSI) has built a mobile app for the 18th Session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM-18) that will greatly simplify participants’ experience …

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Posted on Fri, 05 Apr 2024, 11:34

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Uzbekistan President commends NPPO progress to boost better plant protection

Posted on Wed, 27 Mar 2024, 08:16

Tashkent, 26 March 2024. President Shavkat Mirziyoyev of the Republic of Uzbekistan praised the Agency for Quarantine and Plant Protection in a recent visit to witness the progress made towards enhancing the country’s national phytosanitary system. President Mirziyoyev noted …

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“We are ready.” Zimbabwe welcomes implementation of Africa Phytosanitary Programme, promotion of international plant health standards

Posted on Thu, 21 Mar 2024, 13:57

Vangelis Peter Haritatos (left), Deputy Minister of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development receives materials on APP from Osama El-Lissy (right), IPPC Secretary.

Harare, 14 March 2024. The Ministry of Lands, Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development of the Republic of …

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SPOTLIGHT: IPPC promotes science and technology to save mango production and trade in Mali

Posted on Fri, 15 Mar 2024, 07:44

Moustafa Coulibaly and his family have been involved in mango production for about 50 years. Coulibaly and his brothers are part of a group of 15 farmers operating a four-and-a-half-hectare mango orchard in N’toubana locality, Koulikoro region of south-western Mali. …

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Revamped IPPC webpage to serve as hub for resources on e-commerce and plant health

Posted on Thu, 14 Mar 2024, 07:05

Every second, e-commerce generates about 5 000 new parcels moving around the world by mail or courier. The exponential increase in buying and selling goods over the internet has resulted in a surge in small parcels moving on postal and …

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