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.
African Union and KEPHIS/COPE partnered to organize two-week training on phytosanitary inspection and compliance from 5th to 16th November 2012 at KEPHIS HQ in Nairobi, Kenya. 12 participants mainly from National Plant Protection Organisations (NPPO) of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and Ethiopia will be trained.
COPE and USAID-COMPETE are negotiating support for in-country training of NPPO staff on phytosanitary issues in Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda in their countries between November 2012 and March 2013. More than 60 participants are projected to be trained.