North American Plant Protection Organization technical director position open

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT – NAPPO TECHNICAL DIRECTOR

Highly qualified candidates are invited to submit applications for the position of Technical Director (TD) for the North American Plant Protection Organization (NAPPO). NAPPO is the Regional Plant Protection Organization (RPPO) for North America (Canada, United States, Mexico), created under the authority of Article IX of the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. NAPPO operates according to a Cooperative Agreement signed by representatives of Canada, the United States and Mexico on October 13th, 1976, in order to promote and secure the field of plant protection. Accordingly, NAPPO is accountable to the Senior Plant Health Officials in the NAPPO member countries. The NAPPO Secretariat is located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America. Continue reading

Register Now for the U.S.-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council Meeting May 4-5 in Washington, D.C.

We invite you to participate in the U.S.Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council Stakeholder Meeting, to be held at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. on May 4-5 2016.

Please indicate your attendance at this two-day event by registering at the following link http://www.us-can-rcc-ccr.com/. A registration confirmation will follow via e-mail within two business days. We encourage you to sign up early as registrations will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis due to space limitations. Continue reading

Available for Comment: Pale Cyst Nematode Environmental Assessment

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) invites you to comment on the updated Pale Cyst Nematode in Bingham and Bonneville Counties, Idaho, Supplemental Environmental Assessment.

We will consider all comments which may be used to make further changes to the program. Comments are due by May 28, 2016. Continue reading