Objective(s) of the engagement

The partnership will allow COLEACP and the IPPC Secretariat to further shared goals and objectives with regards to i) enhancing global food security and increasing sustainable agricultural productivity, ii) protecting the environment from the impacts of plant pests, and iii) facilitating safe trade, development, and economic growth. The collaboration will focus on strengthening phytosanitary capacities: at a national level in African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, and at a global level through training materials, workshops, communication and advocacy.

Thematic area of partnership
Production, Environment, Life
Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, Global or Regional
Engagement Mechanisms
Capacity development, Technical cooperation, Knowledge and research
Progress to date

COLEACP and the IPPC Secretariat are working hand in hand to develop two e-Learning courses on Pest Risk Analysis and Export Certification, within the framework of the project “FAO support to COMESA trade facilitation programme” and in line with the requirements of the FAO e-Learning Academy.

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