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  • Regional e-meetings on EU phytosanitary legislation, Brexit and more December 16, 2020 - During December, COLEACP began a series of regional e-meetings for National Plant Protection Organisations (NPPOs). The first was held in collaboration with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) on 4 December. It was followed by an e-meeting on 15 December for Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) countries. The third session, for Pacific… Read more
  • EU approval will not be renewed for six key PPPs November 30, 2020 - Key points EU approval will not be renewed for six PPPs that are important to ACP horticulture: – thiophanate methyl – mancozeb – imidacloprid – zeta-cypermethrin – haloxyfop-p – pencycuron How will ACP producers/exporters be affected? Non-renewal means that these PPPs can no longer be legally used within EU countries. But it also has an impact… Read more
  • Update on plant health rules for fresh capsicum exported to the EU November 5, 2020 - An update of COLEACP Guidelines on the Export of Capsicum from Africa, Madagascar, Cape Verde, and Mauritius  has just been published. This guide explains clearly what needs to be done to ensure that capsicum exports are in compliance with EU phytosanitary requirements. It details the information to be provided, and actions to be taken, at… Read more
  • COVID-19 – Update on trade and markets in ACP countries and the EU for horticultural products June 4, 2020 - Many countries have put in place special measures to reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). These measures, as well as changes in food purchasing habits, have an impact on trade. In addition, concerns are mounting for the health and livelihoods of the workers who produce, deliver and sell our food worldwide. COLEACP remains on… Read more
  • FIT FOR MARKET IN ACTION ON THE ISLAND OF MAURITIUS February 17, 2020 - Bénédicte Werner in discussion with Mr. Yudish Ramnarain, Victoria pineapple exporter from Mauritius. Discussion on COLEACP's support and the diversification of its activities: how to create added value in Mauritius through the processing of fresh products? Read more
  • Participation to ACP-EU PSD Information, Knowledge Sharing & Networking Event for East Africa and Southern Africa May 6, 2019 - Participation to ACP-EU PSD Information, Knowledge Sharing & Networking Event for East Africa and Southern Africa (14-16 May 2019) and meetings with FFM and FFM SPS partners and beneficiaries Rappel de la mission Title Île Maurice Programmes Fit for Market Fit for Market SPS Experts Bénédicte WERNER (BW) Calendar From 12.05.2019 to 17.05.2019 Mauritius Post-mission… Read more

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