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:
·         Training of 25 government staff and relevant stakeholders on specific skills of Pest Risk Analysis and surveillance on phytosanitary matters. From 11th to 22nd June 2012 at KEPHIS Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya.
·         COPE and East Africa Phytosanitary Information Committee (EAPIC) will work to link the PRA and surveillance work to national PRAs and surveillance for crops in Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda and Burundi.
·         COPE will also organize and hold a regional PRA workshop targeting 15 participants at KEPHIS Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya from 2nd to 6th July 2012.