Specialized and detailed hands-on training for inspectors and other phytosanitary staff of Uganda Department of Crop Protection (DCP)

KEPHIS through COPE conducted a two week specialized and detailed hands-on training for inspectors and other phytosanitary staff of Uganda Department of Crop Protection (DCP) for a team of 9; comprising inspectors from DCP involved in implementing phytosanitary measures.

Training of NPPO on phytosanitary inspections and compliance

Eighteen (18) staff members from the Uganda NPPO were trained from 25th February to 1st March 2013 at Post Entry Quarantine Station Namalere, MAAIF, Uganda.

Training of NPPO-Dar-es-Salaam on phytosanitary inspections and compliance

The Tanzanian NPPO training took place at the Plant Health Services offices, off Mandela Road Dar es salaam from 18th to 22nd February 2013.The specific objectives of the course were to train on: Introduction to international treaties and standards, Phytosanitary import/export regulatory systems & inspections, practical phytosan

In-country training of Uganda NPPO: Namalere, Uganda ”Training of NPPO on phytosanitary inspections and compliance”

Eighteen (18) staff members from the Uganda NPPO were trained from 25th February to 1st March 2013 at Post Entry Quarantine Station Namalere, MAAIF, Uganda.

Events

COPE in partnership with aBi Trust of Uganda have organized a one-week course on SPS measures scheduled from 22nd to 26th October 2012 to be held mainly at KEPHIS Hq. 11 participants from the private sector in Uganda will be trained.
 

PRA Workshop: 2nd to 6th July 2012

The Centre of Phytosanitary Excellence (COPE) in collaboration with East Africa Phytosanitary Information Committee (EAPIC) with support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Competitiveness and Trade Expansion Program (COMPETE) conduct

BURUNDI NPPO STAFF TRAINED FROM 14TH MAY TO 4TH JUNE 2012 AT COPE

From 14th to 18th May, 2012 thirteen Burundi NPPO Staff were trained on Introduction to the IPPC and its international standards for phytosanitary measures; From 21st to 25th May 2012 twelve NPPO staff were trained on Phytosanitary inspection and certification systems; from 28th May to 4th June five NPPO staff were trained on

COPE’s upcoming activities

 COPE and COMPETE have partnered to undertake the following proposed activities between May and August 2012, involving six countries of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and Ethiopia:
 

Regional staff trained on Phytosanitary Skills to build Regional Trade: 5th to 30th September 2011

 COPE and USAID-COMPETE partnered to run the one month course “Capacity building on Phytosanitary skills for increased regional trade” from 5th to 30th September

Inaugural COPE Training Course on the Application of Phytosanitary Measures: 4th to 15th July 2011

The inaugural Centre for Phytosanitary Excellence (COPE) course was held from 4th to 15th July 2011 at the Kenya Plant Health Inspection Service (KEPHIS) headquarters.