CABI and USDA hold workshop in Uganda to promote electronic phytosanitary certificate among AU Member States

CABI has teamed up with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Inter-African Phytosanitary Council of the African Union (AU-IAPSC) and the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat, to hold a workshop in Entebbe-Uganda to promote the Electronic phytosanitary certificate (ePhyto) among African Union’s (AU) 55 Member States. The IPPC ePhyto solution aims at…
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Stakeholders hail positive impact of FDOV project on Ghanaian vegetable exports to EU market

Stakeholders in the implementation of a project to deal with interceptions of vegetable produce from Ghana to the EU market because of harmful organisms have hailed the positive impact of the project on exports.  
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Turning Point for Phytosanitary Risk Management?

International trade in plants and plant products has transformed the world in both positive and negative ways. The introduction of destructive non-native pests is one of the negative consequences. Effectively managing pest risk associated with international trade while also promoting the benefits of trade is most effectively accomplished when it is a shared responsibility across…
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PRMP in Pakistan: perspectives of government officials of Balochistan

By Dr Umair Safdar, Development Communication Executive, CABI Pakistan A Phytosanitary Risk Management Program (PRMP) in Pakistan is implementing a biological control program for pests of concerns in the Sindh, Gilgit and Skardu regions –  with the aim of helping farmers grow more and lose less to invasive species. In Balochistan, PRMP has established a Biological…
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Phytosanitary Risk Management Programme – transforming livelihoods in Pakistan

Meet Rozina Babar, she is one of thousands of smallholder farmers in Pakistan whose livelihoods are threatened by agricultural pests and diseases that can devastate crops and ultimately have a severe impact on food security and profitability. However, thanks to the CABI-led Phytosanitary Risk Management Programme – funded by USAID-USDA and working with partners including…
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