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IPPC/FAO Regional Workshop
Bykovo, Russian Federation 03 September 2018 - 08 September 2018
The IPPC/FAO Regional Workshop was prepared by the FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (REU), in cooperation with the Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and with the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO). It will be hosted by the All-Russian Plant Quarantine Centre (VNIIKR). Phytosanitary...
FAO expert consultation: Review of biosafety regulatory systems
Prague, Czech Republic 28 August 2018 - 30 August 2018
Since the first publications of the recombinant DNA techniques, governments have applied a two-track policy towards modern biotechnology that can be summarized as ‘maximizing benefits and minimizing risks’. Maximizing benefits, such as for improved food and nutritional security, climate change adaptation and mitigation, decreased pressure on natural resources through circularity...
Assessors training Background and justification Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is broadly defined as the ability of bacteria, fungi, viruses, and parasites to become resistant to antimicrobials. However, the main AMR concerns are more specifically linked to antibiotic resistance which is the ability of bacteria to develop mechanisms to resist to antibiotics. It has...
In 2014, the FAO and the Government of Turkey - Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs signed the FAO-Turkey Forestry Partnership Programme Agreement (FTFP) with a total funding of USD 10 million. Achievements and the current state of the Partnership Programme will be presented at a side event of the 24...
The national on-job training for phytosanitary inspectors on pest risk analysis is implemented under the National TCP “Technical assistance for grape phylloxera resistant certified planting material production(TCP/ARM/3601)” The main aim of this extensive training is introducing specialists to the tools and methods of the Phylloxera monitoring. The main tool of the...