International Year of Plant Health 2020

In December 2018, the United Nations declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). This initiative, implemented by FAO and IPPC, have the intention of raising awareness that protecting plant health is crucial for environmental protection, economic development and reducing poverty and hunger. The IYPH focus is on preventing plant pests and diseases from spreading. To find out more about IYPH information, actions, messages, and events visit the official website