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CAREC Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures Week – Joint Meeting of the CAREC Customs Cooperation Committee and SPS Regional Working Group: Facilitating Safe Trade – Risk Management and Digitalization

CAREC Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures Week – Joint Meeting of the CAREC Customs Cooperation Committee and SPS Regional Working Group: Facilitating Safe Trade – Risk Management and Digitalization

Inter-agency and cross-border coordination mechanisms are required to facilitate trade. Improved risk management systems will help reduce the spread of transboundary pests and diseases while supporting plant and animal health to develop agricultural value chains and ensure food security in the region. The first joint meeting of CAREC’s Customs Cooperation Committee and Sanitary and Phytosanitary […]

CAREC Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures Week – Addressing Transboundary Animal Diseases and Food Safety Issues

CAREC Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures Week – Addressing Transboundary Animal Diseases and Food Safety Issues

The spread of transboundary animal diseases (TADs) is a serious threat with socioeconomic and public health consequences. Asian Development Bank, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), and Food and Agriculture Organization discussed TADs issues as well as initiatives and projects that will help combat animal diseases, strengthen regional cooperation and facilitate trade. The recommendations will […]

CAREC Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures Week – Fergana Valley Stakeholders’ Conference: Enhancing Trade Opportunities through Phytosanitary Measures in Central Asia

CAREC Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures Week – Fergana Valley Stakeholders’ Conference: Enhancing Trade Opportunities through Phytosanitary Measures in Central Asia

Strengthening phytosanitary measures promotes horticulture value chain development and cross-border trade. Jointly organized by Asian Development Bank, CAREC Secretariat and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Competitiveness, Trade and Jobs activity in Central Asia, the CAREC conference discussed proposals for joint pest surveillance and pest free areas to be piloted along the Fergana Valley, the agricultural heartland of Central Asia. […]

CAREC Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures Week – Dialogue on Strengthening Cooperation in SPS Measures in the Post-COVID Era

CAREC Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Measures Week – Dialogue on Strengthening Cooperation in SPS Measures in the Post-COVID Era

As CAREC countries cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping trade open while managing risks is crucial for sustainable recovery. This requires continued momentum in modernizing sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures. WTO Secretariat’s Melvin Spreij made a presentation on emerging trade and SPS issues. Co-chaired by ADB Deputy Director General Teresa Kho of East Asia Department […]

Knowledge-Sharing Module on CAREC Trade: Facilitating Trade Through Digital SPS Certification

Knowledge-Sharing Module on CAREC Trade: Facilitating Trade Through Digital SPS Certification

ADB, CAREC Institute discuss study on e-SPS readiness in CAREC countries On 24 February 2021, ADB and CAREC Institute generated the second series of CAREC Trade’s knowledge-sharing modules focusing on sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures. WTO Secretariat shared how ePhyto solutions facilitate trade through electronic certification. EAPF Director Emma Fan underscored digitalization’s important role in […]

Virtual Training on Plant  Quarantine Legislation, Phytosanitary Risk  Management and Plant Clinics: Uzbekistan

Virtual Training on Plant Quarantine Legislation, Phytosanitary Risk Management and Plant Clinics: Uzbekistan

In the photo: Sultanmahmud Sultanov, Head of Department of International Relations, State Plant Quarantine Inspection under the Cabinet of Ministers and Enrico Pinali, Deputy Country Director, ADB’s Resident Mission in Uzbekistan joined the participants at the closing session. Uzbekistan SPQI’s legal advisors, specialists, and inspectors from regional inspectorates and Scientific Center participated in the trainings. […]

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