Establishing a National Plant Protection Organization
A guide to understand the principal requirements for establishing an organization to protect national plant resources from pests
48 A4 English, French 2020
The establishment or update of a National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) by each contracting party is a major step towards international cooperation to prevent the introduction and spread of plant pests. This IPPC guide aims to support the establishment of a functional NPPO as the competent and legally responsible body for regulatory plant protection functions, as outlined in the IPPC.