Why do we care about the spread of plant pests??
Safe trade / movement of plant material and conveyances
Objectives The beginning of a “conversation” the building of a local IPPC community Knowledge: The need for information exchange National reporting obligations Benefits of reporting Recognize importance of transparency
Objectives cont. Communication: Two-way conversation that is meant to build: awareness understanding, and trust Stakeholders / audiences objective message
Objectives cont. Communications cont. Methodology Traditional: meetings, posters, pamphlets, press Newer; , TV, videos, social media, radio, FFS, plays/festivals, “ambassadors” Establish a national action plan Agreed actions for the duration of the project information exchange communication Agreed milestones / deadlines
Development On completion, participants should be capable of the following: IPP: find information, reporting national obligations, understand how different individuals in their NPPO and in partner organizations contribute to the NPPO’s information exchange activities Enter official phytosanitary information on the IPP Development of a national action plan
Implementation Upon return to work place, participants and their NPPOs should: Adjust, if necessary, and submit the agreed action plan to the Secretariat Carry out the activities identified in their action plans Deadlines / milestones Improve their national information exchange programme
Impacts Workshop results: Increased awareness of IPPC and national reporting obligations Increased transparency: access to information necessary for safe trade greater understanding of impact of actions increased awareness and cooperation n achieving objectives Increased access to pest information Spread of plant pests reduced Protected food security and livelihoods Safe (phytosanitary) trade Protected biodiversity and environment (including agricultural ecosystem)
Other objectives What else do we want to achieve through this workshop? What are your personal objectives? What is the desired outcome of the workshop for your NPPO?