Robust Plant Health systems and reduced pest risks contribute to better livelihoods, enhanced trade and biodiversity preservation in Africa.
Today we were honored to host the new US Ambassador to Cameroon His Excellency Christopher Lamora who paid a courtesy visit. He held discussions with African Union representative in Cameroon Dr Jean Gérard MEZUI M’ELLA on areas of mutual interest between AU and USA. @USEmbYaounde2
The contracting parties, drawn from over 30 African member states have been challenged to start domesticating the Plant Health Strategy for Africa recently adopted at the 35th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) & include it into various agricultural projects. #IPPC #IAPSC4
We just completed the 16th preparatory session of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (#CPM-16), where contracting parties to the International Plant Protection Convention (#IPPC) have recommitted to uphold standards in the plant health sector across the African continent.4
We took 14 African member states attending the AU-IAPSC workshop, on a tour of cargo section of the Douala International Airport and later Douala Sea Port in Douala, Cameroon. We are glad with the intense level of knowledge and best practices shared between Cameroon and the MS4
As part of our capacity building this week, 16 member states spent the day deliberating on Phytosanitary Capacity Evaluation (#PCE) and Pest Risk Analysis for their respective countries, to learn from each other and take strategic actions in plant health management. @ippcnews4