Presentation on theme: "International Regional Organization for Plant and Animal Health Directorship - Plant Health Regional Coordination Organismo Internacional Regional de Sanidad."— Presentation transcript:
International Regional Organization for Plant and Animal Health Directorship - Plant Health Regional Coordination Organismo Internacional Regional de Sanidad Agropecuaria Dirección - Coordinación Regional en Sanidad Vegetal OIRSA Report to the 25 th Technical Consultation among Regional Plant Protection Organizations Colonia del Sacramento (Uruguay), August 26-30, 2013
WHAT IS OIRSA? Established since 1953 (60 years protecting the Agriculture) 9 countries belong to OIRSA by means of law in each country Belize, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama. OIRSA is one of the RPPOs partners to the IPPC
OUR MISSION To facilitate the Regions economic and social development through a high-quality, healthy and environmentally acceptable agricultural production to satisfy the needs of the human population.
ORGANIZATIONAL CHART 1.The Steering Board - consists of the Ministers/Secretaries of Agriculture of the member countries 2.Executive Direction 3.Technical Directions (leaderships): Plant Health and Phytosanitary Campaigns Animal Health Food Safety Plant and Animal Quarantine
Regional Phytosanitary Programs Palm trees Phytosanitary Program. Solanaceae Phytosanitary Program. Musaceae Phytosanitary Program. Pineapple Phytosanitary Program. Citrus and other Fruits Phytosanitary Program. Basic Grains Phytosanitary Program. International and Regional Phytosanitary Standards.
National Phytosanitary Programs Pest Surveillance. Pest Diagnosis. Plant Protection & Quarantine. Plant Health Operational Support. Phytosanitary Campaigns Support. Plant Health Training.
Building capacities and activities related with IPPC XII Meeting of the OIRSA Technical Regional Group for ISPMs Revision, August 21th-23th, 2012 Financial support for the Regional workshop for revision of drafts of ISPMs. September 25th to 27th, 2012 Participation in Meeting of the Standards Committee (SC), November 2012 and May 2013. Participation at the 8th Meeting of the CPM, April 8th-12 th, 2013.
Building capacities… Financial support for the member countries participation at the e-Phyto Workshop, June 10th-12th, 2013 LVIII Meeting of the Technical Committee of the NPPO members, March 5th-7th, 2013. 1st Meeting of the Technical Expert Panel, to elaborate the Regional Quarantine Pest List, July 9th-10th, 2013. Virtual Training in the ISPMs most useful for NPPO members, ISPM 02-2007 and ISPM 11- 2004, July 23th, 2013
Future activities Training in most useful ISPMs for NPPO members (ISPM: 06-1997, 08-1998, 07-2011, 12-2011, 17- 2002 and 19-2003). Exchange of experiences. Regional PRA scheduled for: M. cribraria and T. absoluta. Regional PRA scheduled for: Rice, Potato and Onion. Training course in management for NPPO Directors and Deputy Directors. E-Phyto Regional Support Project.