FAO.org

Home > webcast > Home

Plant Health Standards and Safe Trade Facilitation

Austria Room (FAO Headquarters)
16.11.2017
 Rome time

International trade has increased exponentially over the past 30 years and continues to increase.

 

Trade in plants and plant products stimulates economic growth, bringing prosperity to rural communities and agricultural sectors, but is also a pathway for harmful plant pests with potentially devastating consequences for food security.

 

The IPPC standards are key for countries to harmonize their phytosanitary measures to manage pest risks effectively and trade safely without spreading plant pests.

 

The seminar demonstrates the link between plant health standards and safe trade. 

Topics: Plants,Trade & economics
The copy has been successful!

About FAO webcast

The FAO webcast page provides live transmissions of events held at FAO headquarters. 

(The interpretation of proceedings serves to facilitate communication and does not constitute an authentic or verbatim record of the proceedings. Only the original speech is authentic)