A high-level training on monitoring and surveillance of olive pathogens will be held in Zaragoza (Spain) from 30 November to 4 December 2020 co-organized with the International Olive Council (IOC).
A one-week training course will be organized at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (CIHEAM Zaragoza) next November 2020 on different aspects related to the monitoring and surveillance of olive pathogens.
The International Olive Council (IOC), the XF-ACTORS project, the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) as well as national and international plant health agencies will contribute to the scientific sessions, which will include lectures and practical sessions.
Last month, a preparatory discussion was held at the facilities of CIHEAM Zaragoza with the participation of the local organizers and experts from the Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection IPSP-CNR (Italy), Institute of Sustainable Agriculture, IAS-CSIC (Spain), University of Cordoba (Spain), the Plant Health Dep. of Valencia’s Regional Government (Spain), as well as from EPPO, EFSA andIOC to prepare the preliminary draft of the program.
More detailed info will be available soon on the website of CIHEAM Zaragoza: http://www.iamz.ciheam.org/