African Union : Inter-African Phytosanitary Council
  • Inter-African Phytosanitary Council
    Inter-African Phytosanitary Council
    IAPSC was thus legally part of Organization of African Unity (OAU) and is also known by the initials OAU-STRC-IAPSC.
  • AU - IAPSC VISION
    AU - IAPSC VISION
    Robust Plant Health systems and reduced pest risks contribute to better livelihoods, enhanced trade and biodiversity preservation in Africa.
  • AU - IAPSC MISSION
    AU - IAPSC MISSION
    To develop, promote and coordinate sustainable Plant Health systems among continental, regional and natioal actors for increased agricultural production and market access.
  • AU - IAPSC GOALD
    AU - IAPSC GOALD
    Continental Plant Health management systems improved by 2023.

AU-IAPSC’s 26th General Assembly 3rd – 5th JUNE, 2015, Douala, Cameroon

1.Introduction
The twenty sixth session of the Inter-African Phytosanitary Council of the African Union (AU-IAPSC) General Assembly held in Douala, Republic of Cameroon, from the 3rd to 5th June 2015.
Fifty (50) delegates from twenty four (24) member states, ECCAS, COMESA, UMA, AU-STRC, FAO, AFSTA, CABI, CPAC, DREA and IAPSC attended the meeting. The meeting deliberated on the
state of implementation of the last Steering Committee, the office 2014 activities report and IAPSC biennial program for 2015-2016, and especially AU-IAPSC’s Strategic and Implementation plan 2014-
2023 was adopted.

2. Opening Ceremony
The ceremony was marked by four speeches:
2.1. Welcome remarks by the Director of AU-IAPSC

The Director welcomed all participants to the 26th General Assembly and highlighted the importance of plant health management in Africa. He described the general situation of the African Regional Plant Protection Organization and pointed out that the newly developed strategic plan 2014-23 required support from all to boost the economy and improve food production in Africa.
2.2.FAO remarks
Mrs Joyce Mulila Mitti of FAO recalled the genesis of the development of AU-IAPSC’s
strategic and implementation plan (2014-2023) which resulted from the recommen-
dation of the last general assembly. Shewished that all should be informed on how
to take the plan forward and reaffirmed the commitment of FAO to work with AU-
IAPSC to implement the plan for safe trade and improved food production in Africa.

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Tel: +237 222 21 19 69
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