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IPPC Open Call

The IPPC Secretariat has opened a call for an Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) Team on Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Tropical Race 4 (TR4).

The IPPC Secretariat has opened a call for an Implementation and Capacity Development Committee (IC) Team on Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Tropical Race 4 (TR4) seeking experts with combined expertise and knowledge in:

  • surveillance and diagnostic on Fusarium oxysprum f. sp. cubense Tropical Race 4,
  • developing and implementing contingency plans and emergency actions, possibly specifically on Fusarium oxysprum sp. cubenseTropical Race 4,
  • simulation exercises in general and possibly specifically on Fusarium oxysprum sp. cubenseTropical Race 4.

Details on how to make a nomination can be found at: ippc.int/en/calls/call-for-experts-ic-team-on-fusarium-oxysporum-f-sp-cubense-tropical-race-4-tr4/

For Australian diagnosticians and surveillance specialists if you wish to make a nomination, the nomination must be submitted through the IPPC contact point for Australia (NPPO of Australia). Nominations must be received at [email protected] by midday 7 June 2021. Please contact the IPPC contact point if you have any questions.

For diagnosticians and surveillance specialists in New Zealand, if you would like to submit a nomination for authorship the above documents please contact [email protected] for the appropriate timeline and process.

For diagnosticians and surveillance specialists in other countries please contact your country’s agriculture department for the appropriate IPPC contact point, timeline and process.

Please note that IPPC does not offer financial support for protocol development.