Training of NPPO-Dar-es-Salaam on phytosanitary inspections and compliance

The Tanzanian NPPO training took place at the Plant Health Services offices, off Mandela Road Dar es salaam from 18th to 22nd February 2013.The specific objectives of the course were to train on: Introduction to international treaties and standards, Phytosanitary import/export regulatory systems & inspections, practical phytosanitary procedures, an introduction to Pest Risk Analysis (PRA) as well as pest surveillance. This training targeted 15 staff from the Tanzania NPPO and was facilitated by COPE trainers: Ms. Dorah Amuli (Plant Health Services-Tanzania) and Mr George Momanyi (KEPHIS- Kenya) as per the attached participants list (Annex 1). Nine (9) trainees were from Dar es Salaam sea port and airport offices, whereas 6 participants were drawn from the border points. 15 Tanzanians trained.