Specialized and detailed hands-on training for inspectors and other phytosanitary staff of Uganda Department of Crop Protection (DCP)

KEPHIS through COPE conducted a two week specialized and detailed hands-on training for inspectors and other phytosanitary staff of Uganda Department of Crop Protection (DCP) for a team of 9; comprising inspectors from DCP involved in implementing phytosanitary measures. The issues included in the training were: inspection procedures of the export certification system; Auditing processes; pest and disease detection; handling of documents and phytosanitary certificates; quarantine pest detection; first line diagnostics; other issues of concern added by trainees like PRA, use of biological in pest control were considered. 9 Ugandans trained.