Fifteen representatives of countries which are Member States of both the IAEA and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), together with delegates from CARICOM regional organizations, gathered at the Agency’s Vienna headquarters from 18 to 20 November to review and subsequently endorse the Regional Strategic Framework (RSF). This document compiles and identifies the shared development challenges affecting countries in the Caribbean, and clarifies how and where nuclear science and technology can contribute to their resolution.

 

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Increased importance is being placed on Grenada’s soursop to maintain its export numbers to the US, as plant quarantine is advised to put measures in place for early detection of two insect pests. Rachael Bain has the details in this report.

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21 October 2019, Abuja ─ The 31st meeting of the IPPC Technical Consultation (TC) among the Regional Plant Protection Organizations (RPPOs) was held from 21st to 25th October, 2019 in Abuja, Nigeria. The meeting was organized by the Inter-African Phytosanitary Council (IAPSC) and facilitated by the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS), with the presence of nearly 40 participants and observers from 7 RPPOs, IPPC Secretariat, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI), the FAO Nigeria Office, and Nigerian NPPO.

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CARICOM Member States Press CAHFSA on Numerous Agricultural Health and Food Safety Matters

 

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